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20 Oct 2017 description
report Government of Cuba

La Vicepresidenta Compañera Rosario Murillo, agradeció al Gobierno hermano de Cuba y a su Presidente Raúl Castro, por el envío de un importante donativo de alimentos, que será destinado a la atención de las familias afectadas por la tormenta tropical Nate.

"Quiero dar gracias al Gobierno hermano de Cuba, al Presidente Raúl, al Compañero Bruno, que nos han hecho llegar un importante donativo de alimentos para contribuir a la atención a las familias que sufrieron los embate de la tormenta Nate en distintos municipios del país", dijo la Compañera.

20 Oct 2017 description
report World Bank

The rapid assessment allowed the identification of populations in need of urgent assistance, including over 30,000 children in affected schools.

Synopsis

20 Oct 2017 description

As Hurricane Maria bore down on Dominica on the night of September 18, Cecil Shillingford, a USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) disaster risk management specialist and life-long Dominican resident, took shelter from the 160-mile-per-hour winds in his home outside the capital city of Roseau.

20 Oct 2017 description
report El Nuevo Diario

Boaco quedó con cultivos perdidos y caminos dañados debido a las recientes lluvias

Según estimaciones de la Unión Nacional de Ganaderos (Unag) en Boaco, las lluvias han dejado un 70 por ciento de los caminos rurales del departamento severamente dañados, por lo que en algunas comunidades los pobladores los están reparando de forma manual para que sean transitables.

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20 Oct 2017 description

One month after Hurricane Maria devastated Dominica, the Government and humanitarian actors have reached 100 per cent of communities with some type of emergency assistance. Aerial assessments estimate that more than 16,000 homes, approximately 62 per cent, are heavily damaged or destroyed. Livelihoods and housing recovery will require substantial investment and time. Continued assistance will be required in the coming months to ensure people have food, water and shelter, and access to adequate social services such as health care and education.

20 Oct 2017 description

- Cada semana se comienza un nuevo proyecto prioritario, con el objetivo de finalizar la totalidad de las obras en los primeros meses del 2018.

Seis meses después de que comenzaron las obras de reconstrucción tras el paso del huracán Otto por el país, se han iniciado 40 de los 66 proyectos establecidos como prioritarios en los diferentes cantones afectados y, a la fecha, 10 de esas obras ya están finalizadas.

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- Instituto Mixto de Ayuda Social (IMAS) invertirá más de ₡186 millones en subsidios que serán otorgados a 356 familias de la región.

- Permanecen abiertos 6 albergues, donde están siendo atendidas 93 personas.

- 97% del servicio eléctrico fue restablecido y AyA trabaja en el suministro de agua potable para más de 45 mil personas.

20 Oct 2017 description
report United Nations

This report is produced by the United Nations in collaboration with humanitarian partners in Dominica. It covers the period from 15 to 19 October 2017. The next report will be issued on or around 26 October 2017.

Highlights

  • Due to heavy rains on 16-17 October, the Government postponed the first phase of school reopening originally scheduled for 16 October. Eleven secondary schools opened on 18 October and 20 primary schools are scheduled to open on 23 October.

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Tormenta Nate golpeó fuerte tramo de 136 km

  • Rocas sobre la vía, árboles caídos y deslizamientos impiden el paso por la Interamericana Sur; comercios se ven obligados a cerrar por disminución del tránsito

  • MOPT contrataría trabajos de reconstrucción a inicios del 2018; obras se extenderán por meses

20 Oct 2017 description
report MAP International

by Beth Hodges

One month ago today, Hurricane Maria roared through the Caribbean and slammed into Puerto Rico. While media coverage is beginning to fade, the suffering for so many continues. The damage to the island has been staggering with power outages expected to continue for six months or longer. Over half the residents do not have access to clean drinking water; less than 10 percent of roads are passable.

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KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

The following are the findings from collective centers assessed during the first round of DTM assessments conducted from 11-15 October 2017.

63 collective centers house Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Dominica

These 63 centres house 361 households (1,862 individuals) 53% of the displaced population reside in schools.

A reported 32% of the IDPs residing in collective centers present a vulnerability.

20 Oct 2017 description
report Caritas

Caritas India on October 13, 2017 launched a year-long campaign with a pledge for building ‘safer homes and safer communities” as it observed International Day on Disaster Reduction (IDDR).

The campaign aims to bring awareness to as many as 24 thousand households, especially in India rural and vulnerable areas, describes a video release on this occasion. It will also build 500 resilient hosing models that withstands all major types of disasters like cyclones, earthquakes and floods.

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SITUATION OVERVIEW

16 October 2017

At 10:00 PM, the Tropical Storm with international name "LAN" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was named 'PAOLO". It has maximum sustained winds of up to 80 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 95 km/h.

20 Oct 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

16 October 2017

At 10:00 PM, the Tropical Storm with international name "LAN" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was named 'PAOLO". It has maximum sustained winds of up to 80 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 95 km/h.

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SITUATION OVERVIEW

11 October 2017

At 10:00 PM, the Low Pressure Aea (LPA) Northeast of Soro gon City, Eastern Samar has developed into a Tropical Depression (TD) and was named "ODETTE". It has maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 60 kph. It was forecasted to move Wes Northwest at 26 kph.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised over Cagayan and lsabela.

12 October 2017

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Highlights

  • Significant damage to homes as a result of Hurricane Irma have been reported in areas of Ciego de Ávila Province. In Chambas, 47.4% of homes were damaged; in Bolivia, 38.4%; in Moron, 29.3%; and in Júcaro, more than 50%.

  • People remain in temporarily shelters in Sancti Spíritus, Villa Clara, and Ciego de Ávila Provinces.

  • Insured agricultural entities and producers who suffered losses due to the Hurricane Irma will be compensated by the National Insurance Company.