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01 Dec 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

39,000
# affected children in need of assistance in Hurricane Irma- and Maria-affected countries

19,800
# affected children in Dominica

171
# children in temporary shelters in Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Dominica

Highlights

16 Nov 2017 description

Release Number: NR-047

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – They’ve come from as far away as Washington and California to help Virgin Island survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Young women and men from AmeriCorps are taking on some of the toughest jobs in hurricane recovery – mucking out sodden homes, cleaning up debris and working on rooftops to make emergency repairs.

13 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

JÚCARO, Ciego de Ávila.–Bajo la premisa del gobierno cubano de que nadie quedará desamparado, tan pronto como llegó a la provincia, procedente de países amigos y organizaciones internacionales, comenzó la distribución gratuita de alimentos y artículos de primera necesidad en este poblado del sur avileño, muy afectado por el huracán Irma.

12 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

On September 6th, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 295 km/hour, became one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic. This highly destructive hurricane approached the eastern coast of Cuba (in Guantánamo) on Thursday, September 7th. Hurricane Irma battered the entire north coast for 4 days. At 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 11th, the hurricane finally left Cuban territory leaving a huge amount of devastation in its wake.

08 Oct 2017 description

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named storm of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted Antigua and Barbuda, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

20 Sep 2017 description
infographic UN Development Programme

Protección a grupos vulnerables

Objetivos:

  • Contribuir a que las personas afectadas por la epidemia de VIH, incluyendo grupos claves (HSH y personas Trans) y sus familias, continúen recibiendo programas de prevención combinado, incluido tratamiento y protección a las personas viviendo con VIH.

  • Fortalecer la dieta, y proveer un avituallamiento básico a las personas que viven con VIH/sida y sus dependientes, para contribuir a una salud adecuada durante la recuperación post huracán.

08 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Haiti

Faits saillants

  • L’alerte rouge est toujours maintenue sur tout le territoire national en raison du passage de l’Ouragan Irma selon les prévisions des côtes d’Haïti

  • L’effondrement de l’ancien pont frontalier Ouanaminthe- Dajabon

  • Une personne portée disparue au niveau de la rivière Cercane, département du Centre

  • Deux personnes blessées à Dondon suite à une chute d’arbre, et une troisième au CapHaïtien dans l’effondrement d’une maison à Sainte-Philomène, dans le département du Nord

07 Sep 2017 description

After devastating several Caribbean islands, Hurricane Irma is moving toward Haiti’s northern coastline. People living in this disaster-prone country with frail infrastructure and ill-equipped emergency services are preparing for the worst. Our teams have been helping isolated and vulnerable individuals protect themselves in natural disasters like Irma.