A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
On January 2019, an EF4 Tornado impacted Cuba in the Havana Province.
The extremely rare event generated winds up to 300 km/h and close to 20km through the Havana Province. The base of the tornado was 500 to 700 meters wide; strong winds being felt up to 1km from the center.
Major damages were recorded in 5 municipalities of la Havana: Cerro, 10 de Octubre, Guanabacoa, Regla and San Miguel del Padron. The original report of 4 deaths was later raised to 6 deaths and 195 injured.
Today 9,916 people remain in 16 emergency shelters or with relatives