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Jamaica - Earthquake
An earthquake of 5.4 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in the Portland Parish area (northeast Jamaica) on 30 October at 15:57 UTC (10:57 local time). The epicentre was located… Full Story

| 01-Nov-2023 | EARTHQUAKE | STATBILIZED | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Cuba Cuba
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USA, Cuba - Tropical cyclone IDALIA
A new tropical cyclone named IDALIA formed over the western Caribbean Sea on 26 August and started moving north toward the western Cuba and north-western Florida (USA). On 28… Full Story

| 29-Aug-2023 | HURRICANE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

8,000
dm Dominican Republic
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Storm Franklin Leaves Trail of Destruction and Evacuations
The aftermath of Storm Franklin, which struck on August 21, has brought significant damage and displacement to the Dominican Republic. According to the latest update from the… Full Story

| 25-Aug-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

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Growing Vulnerability of Displaced Persons in Haiti Amidst Deteriorating Conditions
Geneva/Port-au-Prince – Alarming findings from the latest Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reveal a distressing… Full Story

| 18-Aug-2023 | COMPLEX EMERGENCIES, DISPLACED - IDP | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IOM) |

205,000
dm Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic Faces Widespread Flooding and Landslides
Date: June 21, 2023 The Dominican Republic encountered a series of devastating natural disasters between the 2nd and 4th of June 2023. The nation was hit by a barrage of urban… Full Story

| 21-Jun-2023 | FLOODS, LANDSLIDES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

109,157
Cuba Cuba
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Devastating Floods Ravage Central and Eastern Cuba, Leaving a Trail of Destruction and Loss of Life
Date: June 18, 2023 In a heartbreaking turn of events, central and eastern Cuba have been ravaged by heavy rainfall and widespread floods over the past few days, resulting in an… Full Story

| 18-Jun-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

18,500
Cuba Cuba
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Floods Devastate Provinces of Granma, Las Tunas, Santiago de Cuba, and Camagüey in Cuba
Date: 10 June 2023 Following heavy rainfall from 8 to 9 June 2023, severe flooding has struck the provinces of Granma, Las Tunas, Santiago de Cuba, and Camagüey in Cuba. The… Full Story

| 15-Jun-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: Flood List |

7,259
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Breaking News: Haiti Struggles with Intense Rainstorm and Earthquakes, Fearing Further Devastation
Port-au-Prince, Haiti - On Saturday, 3 June, Haiti was battered by a relentless rainstorm, wreaking havoc across the country. The downpours, accompanied by fierce winds and… Full Story

| 11-Jun-2023 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

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Cuba Cuba
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Wild Fires Spread Through Cuba
Forest fires have been raging across parts of Cuba since January, with an estimated 2,000 hectares of land burned and around 80 wildfires reported across the country. The worst… Full Story

| 01-Mar-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,000
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Haitian Red Cross/IFRC Base Camp

| 02-Jan-2023 | Humanitarian CAMPs | IN USE | Agency: (IFRC) |

470,000
66 Trinidad & Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago Floods
On 25 November 2022, the Trinidad and Tobago Met Services issued Adverse Weather Alert #1 with effect from 26 to 27 November. In the morning of 26 November, Trinidad began… Full Story

| 10-Dec-2022 | FLOODS | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

100,000
St. Lucia St. Lucia
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Northern St Lucia Hit By Heavy Rainfall & Floods
On 6 November 2022, heavy rains associated with an upper-level trough caused widespread flooding and landslides in a number of communities in the north of St Lucia. Nearly 200… Full Story

| 20-Nov-2022 | Floods - Ended, STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (IFRC) |

5,500
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Haiti – Cholera epidemics
As of 18 October, the Ministry of Health reported 23 in hospital deaths, 111 confirmed cases, and 725 suspected cases of cholera, including 188 hospitalized cases. These figures… Full Story

| 23-Oct-2022 | Cholera Outbreak | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

725
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MSF responds to a resurgence of cholera cases amid insecurity and violence
PORT-AU-PRINCE - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) joined the Haitian health authorities in the emergency response to treat patients presenting symptoms of cholera, following a… Full Story

| 14-Oct-2022 | Cholera Outbreak, FRESH WATER, COMPLEX EMERGENCIES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (MSF) |

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Haiti Suffers Cholera Outbreak
As of 9 October, Ministry of Health reports 224 suspected cases of cholera (189 hospitalized), accounting 16 deaths. Most of them located in Port au Prince metropolitan area, but… Full Story

| 10-Oct-2022 | Cholera Outbreak | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

224
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Growing Concern Over Cholera Outbreak in Haiti
On 1 October 2022, after the confirmation of two positive cases, the Health Authorities in Haiti declared an outbreak of Cholera. More than 20 cases including 7 fatalities are… Full Story

| 04-Oct-2022 | Cholera Outbreak | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

20
Cuba Cuba
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Hurricane Ian Slams into Southern Cuba
CubaIn Jamaica, Ian moved south of the island, producing around three to six inches of rainfall, storm surge and swells that affected coastal communities. While the tropical storm… Full Story

| 28-Sep-2022 | HURRICANE | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

600,000
ss Puerto Rico
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Tropical Cyclone FIONA Makes landfall
Hurricane FIONA is moving northwards over the North Atlantic Ocean, and on 22 September at 6.00 UTC its centre was located about 600 km west of Great Abaco (Bahamas), and about… Full Story

| 20-Sep-2022 | Tropical Cyclone | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

1,406,540
ss Puerto Rico
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Tropical Storm FIONA
Hurricane FIONA passed close to the Turks and Caicos Islands and continued northwards over the North Atlantic Ocean. On 21 September at 06.00 UTC, its centre was located… Full Story

| 16-Sep-2022 | Tropical Cyclone | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

15,120
flg Bermuda
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On The 3rd September Tropical Cyclone EARL formed over the North Atlantic Ocean & Headed To Bermuda
Tropical Cyclone EARL formed over the North Atlantic Ocean on 3 September and started moving north toward Bermuda. On 9 September at 6.00 UTC, its centre was located less than 150… Full Story

| 10-Sep-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

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Increasing food Insecurity Continues to Affect Haiti
Haiti is an extremely fragile state, vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards. It is also the poorest country in Latin America and the Caribbean, with almost 77% of its citizens… Full Story

| 05-Sep-2022 | FOOD SECURITY | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

4,400,000
ht Haiti
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Heavy rain affected several Localities of Haiti
Heavy rain affected several Departments of Haiti during the second half of August, leading to casualties and damage. According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), at… Full Story

| 31-Aug-2022 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (PAHO) |

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Cuba Cuba
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Fire in Cuban oil depot leaves 121 injured and 17 firefighters missing
Body found after 800 people evacuated as smoke billows towards Havana following lightning strike at Matanzas supertanker base Fire started by a lightning strike has engulfed an… Full Story

| 07-Aug-2022 | HAZZARDOUS MATERIAL | ONGOING gg | Agency: Local Gov |

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Cuba Cuba
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Deadly Flash Floods After 300mm of Rain
At least 3 people have died and thousands have been displaced after heavy rainfall caused flash flooding and damage in Cuba. Flood rescue in Cuba, June 2022. Photo: Government of… Full Story

| 05-Jun-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

4,480
Guadeloupe Guadeloupe
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Deadly Floods Strike After 300mm of Rain
At least 2 people have died and 1 is still missing after torrential rain caused severe flooding and landslides in Guadeloupe. Floods in Guadeloupe, April 2022. Photo: Gendarmerie… Full Story

| 05-May-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: Flood List |

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dm Dominican Republic
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Major Storms Flood Dominican Republic
Recent heavy rainfall has caused floods across several areas of the Dominican Republic. According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), 230 people were displaced in… Full Story

| 21-Apr-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (PAHO) |

230
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Haiti Hit by Severe Floods
Widespread floods have affected 22 municipalities of North-West, North, North-East and Nippes Departments over the past few days, resulting in an increasing number of casualties… Full Story

| 04-Feb-2022 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,581
ht Haiti
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Fuel tanker explosion
During the night of 13 December 2021, a tanker truck carrying petroleum products had a traffic accident in the Cap-Haitien city. Some people took the opportunity to collect fuel… Full Story

| 16-Dec-2021 | Hazzard - Cleared | CLOSED s | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

67
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Over half million children at risk of waterborne diseases - UNICEF
PORT-AU-PRINCE / PANAMA CITY, 2 September 2021 About 540,000 children in the southwest of earthquake-stricken Haiti are now facing the possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases… Full Story

| 04-Sep-2021 | WATER: SANITATION | ONGOING gg | Agency: (UNICEF) |

540,000
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haiti apeal
UN and partners appeal for $187.3 million to support quake-stricken Haiti to recover
PORT-AU-PRINCE, 25 August 2021 - The United Nations and partners appealed today for US$187.3 million urgently needed to provide vital relief assistance to more than 800,000 people… Full Story

| 26-Aug-2021 | ENDED = EARTHQUAKE | CLOSED s | Agency: (OCHA) |

650,000
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Over half a million children affected by Haiti earthquake
PORT-AU-PRINCE/PANAMA CITY, 17 August 2021 – UNICEF estimates that about 1.2 million people, including 540,000 children, have been affected by the powerful earthquake that hit… Full Story

| 18-Aug-2021 | ENDED = EARTHQUAKE | CLOSED s | Agency: (UNICEF) |

540,000
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Haiti Rocked by 7.2M EarthQuake
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Saint-Louis du Sud in southern Haiti on Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey. For now, at least 227 people… Full Story

| 14-Aug-2021 | ENDED = EARTHQUAKE | CLOSED s | Agency: (OCHA) |

12,000
Barbados Barbados
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Storm Surges are Expected Within Hurricane ELSA
Hurricane conditions and storm surges are expected within the Hurricane Warning areas in Haiti and the Dominican Republic beginning Saturday 3 July 2021 and in Jamaica and… Full Story

| 03-Jul-2021 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (IFRC) |

90,000
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Flash Floods Hit Haiti
From 3 to 4 April heavy rains fell over the Northern regions of Haiti. According to last reports from the Civil Protection, flooding was reported in North West, North East and… Full Story

| 17-Apr-2021 | Floods - Ended | CLOSED s | Agency: (OCHA) |

2,676
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Displacement and insecurity in Tabarre Issa (Port-au-Prince) Situation report n.2 (1/04/2021)
 Over the past days, as a result of the violence and attacks against civilians, around 3,000 people have fled the Tabarre Issa site in Port-au-Prince. • As a result of the… Full Story

| 03-Apr-2021 | DISPLACED - IDP | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

3,000
St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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La Soufrière Volcano
9th April 2021 The Caribbean island of Saint Vincent has declared a red alert and issued an evacuation order for northern areas after seismologists warned that the La Soufrière… Full Story

| 22-Mar-2021 | VOLCANIC ERUPTION | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

110,600
St. Vincent & Grenadines St. Vincent & Grenadines
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Dengue Outbreak - Oct 2020
In its latest official bulletin dated 20 October, the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has confirmed an increase in reported cases of dengue infection in the… Full Story

| 06-Nov-2020 | DISEASE - Controlled | CLOSED | Agency: (IFRC) |

1,155
St. Lucia St. Lucia
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Saint Lucia Dengue Outbreak
On 26 August, St. Lucia’s Ministry of Health and Wellness declared an outbreak of dengue fever . The Syndromic Surveillance report for epidemiological week 42 (dated 22 October… Full Story

| 06-Nov-2020 | Dengue Fever | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

800
ht Haiti
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Tropical Storm Laura
Tropical Storm Laura is expected to reach Haiti on Saturday evening, 22 August...The storm is forecast to enter Haiti through the Nord-Est department, and exit by the Nord-Ouest… Full Story

| 03-Sep-2020 | STORMS {c} | CLOSED s | Agency: (OCHA) |

9,600

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