Colombia + 4 more

REDLAC Weekly Note on Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean, Year 4 – Volume 220 - 22 August, 2011

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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Irene has become a Category 1 hurricane. 24 provinces are on red alert.

  • COLOMBIA: The year’s second rainy season is expected to be more intense. More than 4 million have been affected since 2010.

  • GUATEMALA: Since May 2011, some 8,800 people have been affected by rains.

  • PUERTO RICO: 80,000 people have been affected, 700 took refuge in shelters.

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