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Belize + 6 more

U.S. providing weather satellite technology to Central America

The United States is providing Central American countries with satellite technology that will improve weather forecasts and enhance warning efforts that may save lives and property at risk from...

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Afghanistan + 36 more

FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 4, 2000

Rome, September 2000 Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 4, 2000 Highlights Latest indications continue to point to increased cereal output in 2000, although the growth will be lower than...

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Afghanistan + 35 more

FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 3, 2000

Rome, June 2000Extracts from FAO/GIEWS Food Outlook No. 3, 2000 HIGHLIGHTS Latest indications continue to point to a larger cereal output in 2000. However, based on the current forecasts, total...

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Colombia + 6 more

OXFAM Emergencies Bulletin Dec 1999 Latin America/Caribbean

Hurricane Mitch Hurricane Mitch's week-long path of destruction through Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala at the end of October 1998 left thousands dead and missing, hundreds of...

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El Salvador

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 11/99 - El Salvador

Storm rains and flooding in September and first half of October have affected the country, particularly in the low lying areas of the Lempa River region, in the east, the Ahuachapán department, in...

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El Salvador + 3 more

One year after, huge shortfall for Hurricane Mitch damage

ROME - In late October of 1998, Central America was struck by its worst storm in 200 years. The horrifying floods and mudslides unleashed by Hurricane Mitch killed at least 8,500 people, destroyed...

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Angola + 8 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 40 of 1999

This report includes: A) Indonesia - East Timor B) Central America - Floods C) Burundi D) Sierra Leone E) Angola. From Manuel Aranda da Silva, Chief, Technical Support Service. Available on the...

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El Salvador + 2 more

Nicaragua Declares Emergency After Downpours

By Benjamin Blanco MANAGUA (Reuters) - Nicaragua declared a state of emergency Sunday after two weeks of torrential rain in Central America plunged areas barely recovered from the devastation last...

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El Salvador + 1 more

Victim Count Climbs In Flood-Hit Central America

By Alberto Barrera SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - The death toll from two weeks of heavy rains in Central America continued to climb Wednesday as floods ripped away bridges and buried homes in...

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El Salvador

El Salvador Declares Red Alert For Heavy Rains

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (Reuters) - El Salvador Tuesday declared a red alert state of emergency as heavy rains continued to pummel the Central American country and up to 2,500 people were evacuated...

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El Salvador + 1 more

Flooding in Central America

HONDURAS: A "Red Alert" has been declared for the entire country of Honduras, as heavy rains have been falling in Central America for the past several weeks, causing the levels of the country's main...

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El Salvador + 1 more

Inundaciones en América Central

HONDURAS: En Honduras se ha declarado la "Alerta Roja" para todo el país, debido a las intensas lluvias que han estado ocurriendo en Centroamérica durante las =FAltimas semanas, las que han provocado...

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El Salvador

El Salvador - Floods OCHA Situation Report No.1

Ref:GVA/99/0166 El Salvador - Floods OCHA - Geneva Situation Report No.1 29 September 1999 Government declares Red Alert 1. The United Nations Resident Coordinator in El Salvador reports that the...

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Bahamas + 3 more

Hurricane Floyd: Path of destruction

From WEEKLY NEWS 37/99 During its week-long passage through the Caribbean, along the south-eastern coast of the United States, southern Mexico and Central America, Hurricane Floyd caused extensive...

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