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19 Jan 2018 description

Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are highly vulnerable to a range of natural hazards, including droughts, earthquakes, forest fires, floods, hurricanes, and volcanic eruptions. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/ OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/ FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of emergencies in the region.

09 Oct 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Tropical storm “Nate” formed on Thursday the 5th of October in the Caribbean off the coast of Nicaragua. The storm caused heavy rains and landslides throughout several countries in Central America. As of October 6th, the number of casualties rose to 28 and with 14 people reportedly missing. National Civil Protection systems were triggered and are responding with local coordination mechanisms.

09 Oct 2017 description

Tropical cyclone NATE continued moving inland, crossing southeastern Mississippi State and northwestern Alabama State as a tropical depression.

Over the next 24 hours, it is expected to keep moving inland toward the north-east, passing across the Tennesse Valley and the Central Appalachian Mountains. Heavy rain and strong winds may occur over several areas of Florida Panhadle, Alabama, Georgia, northern Gulf coast, Ohio Valley and east Mississippi River.

08 Oct 2017 description

De acuerdo con información emitida este sábado por el Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil (Sinaproc), el paso de la tormenta Nate por la región centroamericana, dejó un saldo de 4mil 975 personas afectadas en el territorio nacional.

Las regiones de Veraguas (8.89%), Panamá Oeste (0.97%), Chiriquí (19.78%) además de la comarca Ngäbe Buglé y Cerro Hacha (70.37%), fueron las más azotadas por el fenómeno natural.

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08 Oct 2017 description
report El Nuevo Diario

El Servicio Aeronaval de Panamá (SENAN) envió hoy un helicóptero y personal especializado para ayudar a los damnificados que dejó la tormenta tropical Nate en Costa Rica.

El Servicio Aeronaval de Panamá (SENAN) envió hoy un helicóptero y personal especializado para ayudar a los damnificados que dejó la tormenta tropical Nate en Costa Rica, informó una fuente oficial.

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06 Oct 2017 description

La Tormenta Tropical Nate se formó el jueves 5 de octubre en el Caribe cerca de la costa de Nicaragua. La tormenta ha causado fuertes lluvias y deslaves en varios países de Centroamérica. Al 6 de octubre, las muertes se incrementaron a 28 con 14 personas desaparecidas. Los sistemas de protección civil han respondido con mecanismos de coordinación local.

Al 6 de octubre la Tormenta Nate se moviliza cerca o sobre la costa noreste de la Península de Yucatán a medida que sigue su rumbo hacia la costa del Golfo de los Estados Unidos, donde se pronostica que llegue como huracán.

06 Oct 2017 description

Tropical Storm Nate formed Thursday 5 October in the Caribbean near the coast of Nicaragua. The storm caused heavy rains and landslides over several countries in Central America. As of 6 October, the death toll has risen to 28, with 14 people missing. National Civil Protection systems have been responding with local coordination mechanisms.

TS Nate will travel near or over the north-eastern coast of the Yucatan peninsula on the evening of 6 October as it makes its way to the US Gulf Coast, where it is projected to make landfall as a hurricane.

06 Oct 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone NATE (previously named SIXTEEN) continued moving toward the northeastern coast of Nicaragua, strengthening. In the afternoon of 5 October it made landfall south of Puerto Cabezas (Nicaragua) as a Tropical Storm. It then moved north-west over north-eastern Nicaragua and eastern Honduras reaching the Gulf of Honduras. On 6 October at 6.00 UTC its centre was located 125 km east-southeast of Isla Guanaja (Honduras) and it had maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h (Tropical Storm).

05 Oct 2017 description

Central America

Tropical Storm Nate formed on the morning of Thursday 5 October in the southwestern Caribbean. Early forecast models show that it is on track to make landfall in the central US Gulf Coast by the weekend, likely as a hurricane according to the National Hurricane Center.

05 Oct 2017 description
report Voice of America

La tormenta tropical Nate se formó el jueves en el Caribe, cerca de la costa de Nicaragua, y se pronostica que se dirija a la Península de Yucatán y el Golfo de México, con la posibilidad de que toque tierra entre Louisiana, Mississippi y Alabama como un huracán de Categoría 1 el fin de semana.

05 Oct 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone SIXTEEN formed over the southwestern Caribbean Sea on 4 October. Then it started moving north-west toward the northeastern coast of Nicaragua as a Tropical Depression. On 5 October at 6.00 UTC its centre was located 120 km south-southeast of Puerto Cabezas (Nicaragua) and it had maximum sustained winds of 55 km/h (Tropical Depression).