Showing posts with label Haiti. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Haiti. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

At least 1.4 million people in Haiti need aid after hurricane: UN chief

At least 1.4 million people need assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters here on Monday.

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Latin America expresses solidarity with Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Several governments in Latin America have expressed their solidarity with Haiti and have offered humanitarian aid after Hurricane Matthew caused over 800 deaths and significant material losses in the Caribbean nation.

Friday, October 07, 2016

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Florida governor orders 1.5 mn to evacuate ahead of hurricane

Some 1.5 million people are under evacuation orders in Florida in preparation for mighty Hurricane Matthew to make a direct hit on the state, the governor said Thursday.

Obama warns of devastating effect of Hurricane Matthew

US President Barack Obama warned on Wednesday that Hurricane Matthew could have a devastating effect as residents of southeastern US states were bracing themselves for one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in almost a decade.

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Hurricane Matthew leaves 11 dead on path toward U.S.

Hurricane Matthew roared toward the southern Bahamas early Wednesday after leaving behind widespread destruction in Haiti and as forecasters predicted it would reach Florida's Atlantic Coast and South Carolina later this week.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

'Extremely dangerous' Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, heads for Florida, North Carolina

An "extremely dangerous" Category 4 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mph winds and torrential rains, while Florida and North Carolina declared a state of emergency as the storm heads toward the Southeast U.S.

Friday, January 22, 2016

El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency

UN, 22 January 2016 – El Niño threatens at least 60 million people in high-risk developing countries – UN agency The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners announced today they predict a major global increase in health consequences of emergencies this year due to El Niño.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Haiti marks fifth earthquake anniversary

Haiti has marked the fifth anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated an already impoverished nation, as officials struggle to resolve a political standoff that has stalled elections for three years.

EL News