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03 Aug 1995 description

95/0336
1. HURRICANE ERIN PASSED OVER THE BAHAMAS ISLANDS OF LONG ISLAND, SAN SALVADOR, BIMINI, GRAND BAHAMA, ELEUTHERA AND SOUTHERN PART OF ABACO.

2. NO CASUALTIES REPORTED AND MINIMUM PROPERTY DAMAGE.

3. ASSESSMENT OF POSSIBLE DAMAGE IN SMALL ISLANDS IS CONTINUING.

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01 Aug 1995 description

DHA-GENEVA 95/0334
1. YESTERDAY TROPICAL STORM ERIN PASSED OVER SOUTH ISLANDS. NO REPORTS OF LOSS OF LIFE OR SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.INTERRUPTION IN PHONE AND ELECTRICITY SUPPLY NETWORKS.

2. ERIN, NOW UPGRADED TO HURRICANE, MOVING OVER BAHAMAS ISLANDS. GRAND BAHAMAS TAKING PREPARATORY MEASURES FOR PASSAGE.

3. CARIBBEAN DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSE AGENCY (CDERA) IN CONTACT WITH NATIONAL DISASTER COORDINATOR IN BAHAMAS. REGIONAL RESPONSE MECHANISM PLACED ON ALERT. GOVT OF JAMAICA CONSULTED IN ITS CAPACITY AS SUB-REGIONAL OPERATIONS FOCAL POINT.

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