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HURRICANE MATTHEW

United Nations Allocates Budget for People Affected by Matthew

The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will contribute 5.3 million dollars to guarantee the people affected by hurricane Matthew in Cuba first necessity items, according to a release by the UN Cuba office


Cuban President Tours Eastern Maisi to Check Recovery Actions

Cuban President Raul Castro assessed the damage inflicted by hurricane Matthew in the easternmost zones of Cuba and said that it’s now crucial to exactly and rapidly identify the damage to know what do in each area


Cuban Government to Finance Half Expenses of Houses Reconstruction

The Cuban government announced it will use its budget to cover 50 percent of the cost of the construction materials needed for the victims of hurricane Matthew to repair their houses or build new ones in case of total destruction


Raul Castro Visits Eastern Baracoa to Oversee Recovery Tasks after Matthew

Cuban President Raul Castro presided over a working meeting to learn about the details of the recuperation works underway in the Cuban easternmost city of Baracoa, severely affected by Hurricane Matthew. Raul arrived in eastern Cuba before the powerful Matthew hit the island as a category four hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 220 kilometers […]


Sancti Spiritus Helps Recovery of Telephone Service in Guantanamo

Telecommunication Company (ETECSA) workers from Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba, arrived in Eastern Guantanamo to contribute to the recovery of the considerable damages caused to such services by Hurricane Matthew. According to Misladys González, head of the Marketing and Communication group of that Company, these workers left Wednesday along with several others from different territories of […]


UN Offers Support to Cuban Territories Affected by Matthew

The United Nations (UN) system in Cuba expressed its solidarity with the country, with those affected by Hurricane Matthew, which with Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson scale hit the easternmost side of the island


No Deaths So Far Reported in Cuba Despite Matthew

After Hurricane Matthew in the eastern region of Cuba the Cuban authorities quantifies the damage caused by the weather phenomenon, but for now, television reports do not reflect casualties


Hurricane Matthew Lashes Baracoa, Prime City of Cuba


Hurricane Matthew Moves North from Eastern Cuba

Hurricane Matthew is moving away from Cuba after lashing the eastern region of the country, according to the latest weather forecast, although strong winds and rains will persist. The category three hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale was at six o’clock local time at 21.3 degrees north latitude and 74.6 degrees west longitude, about 120 kilometers […]


Cyclone Alert for Matthew in Yaguajay, Sancti Spiritus

Due to the large area of clouds, rain and tropical storm winds, hurricane Matthew is likely to affect the northern coast of the Cuban central provinces. That’s why, the Civil Defense National Staff issued and informative note which established the cyclonic alert phase from three in the afternoon on Tuesday for the northern municipalities of […]


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