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07 Nov 2008 description


- Waters are receding slowly in all areas except along the Rio Hondo. In the Crooked Tree area, the causeway is under 5 feet of water and it is expected to remain under water for around three months. The population in the Crooked tree area is the main concern in terms of relief and supplies, as these populations have no access and need immediate supplies of food and, in particular, water.

09 Jun 2008 description

UN Crisis Coordination Centre, UNDP Belmopan 16:00 hrs

1. At a Press Conference held on Friday 6 June, the Government released its preliminary report outlining the damages estimated as a result of the passing of Tropical Storm Arthur. Overall estimates place damages at US$ 26 Million. Economic losses as a result of the event have not been fully quantified.

2. According to the preliminary report the housing, infrastructure and agriculture sectors suffered the most damage. Losses in the housing sector included structural damage/destruction to homes due to flooding.