Antigua and Barbuda

Caribbean: Hurricane Earl - Information Bulletin n° 1


This bulletin is being issued for information only, and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The Antigua and Barbuda Red Cross Society, the Saint Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society and the Overseas Branches of the Netherlands, British and French Red Cross Societies, with the support of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), has determined that external assistance is not required, and is therefore not seeking funding or other assistance from donors at this time.

Category 4 Hurricane Earl with sustained winds at 120 mph has passed through the northern Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean. Since late Sunday afternoon, rain and heavy winds continued to affect the islands as reports of damage continue to come in.