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21 Oct 2017 description

73 migrants haïtiens ont été interceptés le 16 octobre 2017 à French Cay, un îlot situé au Sud-est des Îles Turques-et-Caïques. De ce groupe, figurent 12 femmes et 61 hommes, a appris le GARR auprès des autorités de ce territoire d’outre-mer britannique.

Selon les informations collectées, ces migrantes et migrants haïtiens ont été transportés à Providenciales, une île de l’archipel des Turques et Caïques.

17 Oct 2017 description

Le Département de l’immigration du ministère de contrôle des frontières et de l’emploi des Îles Turques-et-Caïques a annoncé dans des rapports avoir intercepté à l’Ouest de ce pays, le 4 octobre 2017, plus de 150 migrants haïtiens en situation irrégulière. Au nombre de ces migrants qui ont été retrouvés dans les eaux et sur le rivage, se trouvaient aussi des femmes et des enfants, a appris le GARR auprès d’un partenaire à Providenciales.

29 Sep 2017 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite detected potentially damaged buildings in Salt Cay island following the landfall of Tropical Cyclones IRMA-17 on 07 September 2017 and Maria on 22 September 2017. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Pleiades satellite image acquired on 23 September 2017 as post imagery. We identified 152 potentially damaged structures within the analyzed area. According to the pre-building footprints provided by Humanitarian Open Street Map, this represents ~50% of the total number of structures in Salt Cay island.

29 Sep 2017 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite detected potentially damaged buildings in Grand Turk island following the landfall of Tropical Cyclones IRMA-17 on 07 September 2017 and Maria on 22 September 2017. UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Pleiades satellite image acquired on 23 September 2017 as post imagery. We identified 1,239 potentially damaged structures within the analyzed area. According to the pre-building footprints provided by Humanitarian Open Street Map, this represents ~49% of the total number of structures in Grand Turk island.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

25 Sep 2017 description
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Turks and Caicos sections for assessments with landmarks for reference.

23 Sep 2017 description
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Residential property initial damage assessment by Department of Disasters and Management of Emergencies (DDME) displaying the level of damage sustained.

23 Sep 2017 description

NWS Summary: At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Maria was located near latitude 21.6 North, longitude 70.6 West. Maria is moving toward the northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h), and a motion toward the north-northwest is expected later today and Saturday. On the forecast track, Maria's eye will move near or just east of the Turks and Caicos Islands and southeastern Bahamas today. Maximum sustained winds are near 125 mph (205 km/h) with higher gusts. Maria is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

22 Sep 2017 description

NWS Summary: At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the large eye of Hurricane Maria was located near latitude 20.8 North, longitude 69.8 West. Maria is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue through tonight. A turn toward the north-northwest is forecast early Friday, with that motion continuing through Saturday.

22 Sep 2017 description

NWS Summary: At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the large eye of Hurricane Maria was located near latitude 19.6 North, longitude 68.4 West. Maria is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h), and this general motion is expected through tonight. A turn toward the north-northwest is forecast on Friday. On the forecast track, the eye of Hurricane Maria will continue to pass offshore of the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic today. Maria should then move near the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas tonight and Friday.

20 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

PROVIDENCIALES, 15 September, 2017 - Jay Deanne, a sombre 11 year-old, is trying to put a brave face on things, especially for his brother, Kennedy. He is now safe in the Enid Capron Primary School, one of two government shelters set up for those caught up in the terrifying hurricane, Irma, on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. But he felt far from safe while Irma raged, “I was very scared. There was lots of rain, thunder and lightning.

20 Sep 2017 description
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This map documents the damage resulting from Hurricane Irma across the Salt Cay island to public buildings and infrastructure as recorded by the Department of Disaster & Emergency Management (DDEM) and UNDAC.

19 Sep 2017 description

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, September 19, 2017. CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) announced today that since its inception in 2007, it has made payouts of a little more than US$100 million to 12 of its 17 member countries – all within 14 days of the event. The US$100 million mark was reached following payouts under the excess rainfall policy of three countries – Anguilla, Turks & Caicos Islands and The Bahamas – as a result of rainfall from Hurricane Irma.

19 Sep 2017 description
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Map displaying the findings of the UNDAC Assessment of South Caicos on 11th September 2017.