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Cuba: hurricane Irma

Cuba was hit hard by the devastating Hurricane Irma, which battered 13 of the country’s 15 districts from 8-10 September 2017. The Category 5 storm caused strong winds, heavy rains and coastal flooding in the north and centre of the country.
As many as 50,000 families are believed to have been severely or moderately affected by the disaster.
The Cuban National Red Cross and IFRC response will provide support to 25,000 of the most vulnerable people, particularly in water, sanitation and hygiene, shelter and relief items, and restoring family links.

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Dominica: Hurricane Maria

This emergency appeal seeks a total of 1,594,883 Swiss francs on a preliminary basis to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Dominica Red Cross Society (DRCS) to deliver assistance and support to some 5,000 people for 12 months. The operation focuses on the following sectors: health and care, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH), shelter (including non-food items), restoring family links (RFL), disaster risk reduction and National Society capacity building. The planned response reflects the current situation and information available at this point in the evolving operation, and will be adjusted based on further developments and more detailed assessments. The complete Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) will be made available shortly.

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Bangladesh: Population movement

This Emergency Appeal will ensure immediate assistance as well as medium and longer-term measures to build community safety, dignity and resilience. It also includes contingency planning for future cyclone seasons and disease prevention.

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