Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for ERIKA-15
in Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, United States, Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S., Guadeloupe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Anguilla

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone ERIKA-15 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 19: (29 Aug 2015 15:49).

Name: ERIKA-15
From - To 25 Aug - 29 Aug
Countries affected: Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, United States, Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S., Guadeloupe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Anguilla
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 83 km/h,Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: 1.2m (02 Sep 2015 08 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 811 | About casualties: 128 | Last hour: 0

L'ouragan Fred baisse d'intensité et s'éloigne du Cap-Vert
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:15:00 +0200.

Au pays de Cesaria Evora, on n’avait pas vu d’ouragan depuis 1892. Fred et ses vents déchaînés auraient sûrement inspiré celle que l’on surnommait la " Diva aux pieds nus" , trop tôt disparue. Ce mercredi, le Cap vert peut souffler, même si
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Resilient: Dominicans commit to rebuilding their country
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 11:17:00 +0200.

PETITE SAVANNE, Dominica. At the age of 82, Rufus Antoine has lived through most of the major disasters in Dominica. He survived Hurricane David in 1979, lived through a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in 2004, and more recently, the Christmas Eve
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Changement climatique : Une rencontre se tient à Bonn, en Allemagne
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 10:58:00 +0200.

Après une plénière d’ouverture dans la matinée, les délégués se sont rassemblés dans les groupes facilités de l’ADP sur : l’adaptation et les pertes et préjudices, et les généralités/l’objectif, dans la matinée ; l’atténuation, le préambule
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Vishakha Sonawane
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:18:00 +0200.

Richard Combs, a white South Carolina police officer, will not serve prison time after prosecutors dropped a murder charge against him. Carrie Underwood, who won the fourth season of “American Idol” in 2005, first shared the car-locking in
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (77), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),