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Hurricane Season Arrives
By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Hurricane Forecasters on preparedness mission To Mexico and Caribbean

FLORIDA – The official start to the 2017 hurricane season is fast approaching, and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Air Force Reserve will from today host a series of events More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Local solutions to rebuild oldest Cuban city in Hurricane Matthew’s wake

BARACOA  – Clearings with fallen trees in the surrounding forests, houses still covered with tarpaulins and workers repairing the damage on the steep La Farola highway are lingering evidence of the impact of More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Storm names retired after wreaking havoc across the Caribbean

Matthew was responsible for 585 direct deaths, with more than 500 deaths occurring in Haiti, making it the deadliest Atlantic hurricane since hurricane Stan in 2005. FLORIDA – You’ve heard the last of Matthew More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Baracoa residents still waiting for much needed help (2)

BARACOA – The little historic town of Baracoa, situated on the south-east coast of Cuba is still waiting for the so much needed help after it was devastated by a hurricane last year. About 90 percent of the homes More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Otto becomes seventh hurricane of 2016 season

MIAMI - Late-season tropical cyclone Otto strengthened into a hurricane on Tuesday and a hurricane warning could be required for portions of the coast of Nicaragua or Costa Rica later Tuesday night or early Wednesday. According More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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UN development agency working with Cuban government in areas hard-hit by Hurricane Matthew

HAVANA - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is cooperating with Cuban authorities to support early recovery in Baracoa, Maisí, Imías and San Antonio del Sur, the areas of the island nation most-affected More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Government of Haiti helps 1.4 million persons with hurricane payouts

PORT-AU-PRINCE - On Monday the CEO of CCRIF SPC, Isaac Anthony, met with Haiti’s minister of finance, Yves Bastien, and his advisors to discuss the recent payouts of US$23.4 million to Haiti made under the country’s More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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One month after Hurricane Matthew, needs in Haiti remain vast, UN reports

PORT AU PRINCE - As Haiti struggles to recover from the massive destruction wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which pummelled the tiny country one month ago on October 4, the United Nations warned that, while its seems More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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At least 800,000 Haitians in dire need of immediate assistance, says UN

PORT AU PRINCE - An assessment conducted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), together with the Haitian government and its National Coordination for Food More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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UN chief calls on General Assembly to ‘fulfil moral duty’ to assist storm-ravaged Haiti

NEW YORK - Briefing the United Nations General Assembly on the humanitarian situation in Haiti following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined the urgency of additional More...