UNCT Cuba
International Organization based in Cuba

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20 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • Significant damage to homes as a result of Hurricane Irma have been reported in areas of Ciego de Ávila Province. In Chambas, 47.4% of homes were damaged; in Bolivia, 38.4%; in Moron, 29.3%; and in Júcaro, more than 50%.

  • People remain in temporarily shelters in Sancti Spíritus, Villa Clara, and Ciego de Ávila Provinces.

  • Insured agricultural entities and producers who suffered losses due to the Hurricane Irma will be compensated by the National Insurance Company.

20 Oct 2017 description

Resumen

  • En localidades de la Provincia de Ciego de Ávila se reportan severos daños a las viviendas como consecuencia del Huracán Irma. En Chambas, el 47,4% del fondo habitacional fue dañado, en Bolivia, 38,4%; Morón, 29,3% y Júcaro, más del 50%.

  • Hay personas, sin número preciso, que permanecen albergadas en las Provincias de Sancti Spíritus, Villa Clara y Ciego de Ávila.

  • Entidades y productores agropecuarios asegurados que sufrieron pérdidas por el paso del Huracán Irma serán indemnizados por empresa de seguros.

13 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

  • A month after Cuba was hit by Hurricane Irma, authorities continue to prioritize the care of the affected population and the recovery from the damage inflicted.

  • The banking system continues granting low interest loans to those affected in the municipalities most impacted by the hurricane.

13 Oct 2017 description

Resumen

  • A un mes del paso por Cuba del Huracán Irma, el más poderoso formado en el Atlántico, las autoridades continúan dando prioridad a la atención a las personas damnificadas y a la recuperación de los daños.

  • Sistema bancario continúa concediendo créditos con bajos intereses a las personas damnificadas en los municipios más afectados por el huracán.

05 Oct 2017 description

This report is produced by the Office of the Resident Coordinator. It covers the period from 14:00 hrs on October 2th to 12:00 hrs on Octobre 5th

Highlights

• With Resolution No. 700 of 2017, the Ministry of Finance and Prices established that the delivery of donations received to meet the nation’s humanitarian needs will imply no cost to the people affected.

• The Cuban Workers Union is calling upon its members to contribute one day, on 7 October, to continue supporting the country's recovery following the hurricane.