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U.N. Plans to Pay Victims of Cholera Outbreak It Caused in Haiti

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:39:00 +0200nytimes (en)

The basic details of the proposed package are still under discussion. It requires of the United Nations a delicate diplomatic balance — weighing considerations of donors who will pay for it, and of victims who have been demanding justice. The official rollout of the package, expected in the coming....

Donald Trump took $17M insurance payment after a 2005 hurricane that left little evidence of damage

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:27:00 +0200vancouversun (en)

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Donald Trump says he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach. But The Associated Press has found little evidence of such large-scale damage. Two years after a series of storms, the real estate tycoon....

Haiti's hurricane raises risk of women, children being trafficked - U.N.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:07:00 +0200trust (en)

By Anastasia Moloney. BOGOTA, Oct 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women and children in Haiti are at heightened risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through the impoverished Caribbean nation, the United Nations and aid agencies warn.

Haïti-Matthew-Gestion de l'aide : Le président Privert rencontre les autorités des différentes zones affectées par l'ouragan Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:58:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

Le Président de la République, M. Jocelerme Privert, accompagné du ministre de l'intérieur et des collectivit é s territoriales, François Annick Joseph, a rencontré, vendredi, au Palais national les maires, délégués et vice-délégués des zones affectées par l'ouragan Matthew.

Haïti-Agriculture : Le CODDEMIR plaide en faveur d’une politique visant à mettre en valeur l’agriculture du Pays

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:58:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

A l’occasion de la journée mondiale de l’alimentation, le Collectif des Organisations pour la Défense des Droits des Migrants et Rapatriés (CODDEMIR) lance un cri d’alarme aux autorités du Pays et les exhorte à prendre en main leurs responsabilités vis-à-vis des milliers d’haïtiens et haïtiennes qui vivent dans l’extrême pauvreté.

Duterte: Equal sharing from Chinese investments

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:52:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

TUGUEGARAO CITY - President Duterte on Sunday promised that every Filipino would get an equal share from investment pledges made by China , where he made a state visit during the week Supertyphoon "Lawin" devastated Cagayan Valley, the Ilocos and the Cordillera regions. Mr.

FDOT to repair Hurricane Matthew damage to State Road A1A

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:49:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

JENSEN BEACH — With its wind-blasted, burned-up vegetation and landscape cloth exposed along the shoreline, you'd think State Road A1A near Normandy Beach had been savaged by Hurricane Matthew. But appearances can be deceiving: The storm is actually proof that a $3.3 million project to shore up the road performed as intended, state officials said.

That uncertain business of weather predictions - Editorial

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:43:00 +0200topix (en)

1 hr ago Read more: Jamaica Observer In late September 1963, Hurricane Flora, among the most destructive Atlantic storms ever, entered the Caribbean basin on a path very similar to the recent Hurricane Matthew. Just like Matthew, Flora passed through the islands of the south-eastern Caribbean.

As presidential race tightens in Georgia, concerns over voting rights grow

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:24:00 +0200nola (en)

A growing conflict over voting rights and ballot access is playing out in Georgia, where civil rights activists are trading accusations with Republican elected officials and where the stakes have risen considerably with the state's new status as a closely watched battleground.

Haiti: Télécoms Sans Frontières Rapport de mission : Ouragan Matthew - Haïti Octobre 2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

CONTEXTE. Le 3 octobre 2016, l’ouragan Matthew a touché terre au sud-ouest d’Haïti en catégorie 4 (vents allant jusqu’à 233 km/h). Selon les Nations-Unies, 1,4 millions de personnes ont été affectées et sont dans une situation d’urgence humanitaire. Le bilan s’élève à 546 morts. DEPLOIEMENT.

Haiti: Télécoms Sans Frontières Mission Report: Hurricane Matthew - Haiti October 2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:12:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

CONTEXT. On 3rd October 2016, Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hit the south west tip of Haiti with sustained wind speeds of 233 km/h. According to the United Nations, 1.4 million people are in need of humanitarian aid and at least 546 Haitians are reported dead. DEPLOYMENT.

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:12:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to “provide material assistance” was part of....

After hurricane, UN assessment finds 800,000 Haitians in dire need of immediate food assistance

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:01:00 +0200irishsun (en)

. UN Tuesday 25th October, 2016 24 October 2016 -- An assessment conducted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP), together with the Haitian Government and its National Coordination for Food Security (CNSA), has determined that in the wake of Hurricane Matthew some 1.

OCHA Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Situation Report 03 22Oct2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:25:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

OCHA Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Situation Report 01 20Oct2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:25:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

OCHA Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Situation Report 02 21Oct2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:25:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

OCHA Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Situation Report 04 24Oct2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:25:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

LE CHOLERA: LE NOMBRE DE CAS AUGMENTE

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:09:00 +0200haitienmarche (fr)

1, 424 cas de choléra sont enregistrés dans les départements les plus affectés par l’ouragan Matthew durant la première quinzaine du mois d’octobre 2016, indiquent les services épidémiologiques du Ministère de la santé publique et de la population (Mspp).

UN says Haiti cholera response is lacking The United Nations is seeking $400 million to address the outbreak of cholera in Haiti, but the world body denied that the request is an acknowledgement of responsibility for bringing the disease to the country.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:02:00 +0200deutschewelle-en (en)

The United Nations requested $400 million (368 million euros) from its 193 member states on Monday to respond to the cholera outbreak in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 hurricane struck Haiti three weeks ago and caused widespread destruction, particularly in the southwest region of the country.

Civil Air Patrol cadets help hurricane Matthew victims in North Carolina

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:44:00 +0200wsiltv (en)

HERRIN -- Civil Air Patrol cadets from southern Illinois travel to North Carolina to help with Hurricane Matthew recovery. The storm brought serious and deadly flooding to the Carolinas, as it brought heavy rain, strong wind, and a big storm surge. In the wake, the Shawnee Composite Squadron of the....

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:31:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to “provide material assistance” was part of a new U.

Natural disaster may up dementia risk for elderly

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:16:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

Survivors walk towards the evacuation center to get relief goods after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines on Nov. 10, 2013. (REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco) WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Dementia should be considered a health risk for elderly survivors of natural disasters, a....

UN wants USD 200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:14:00 +0200business-standard (en)

The United Nations says it is looking to raise USD 200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said yesterday that the money to "provide material assistance" was part of a new UN....

Work begins to reconstruct portions of A1A damanged by Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:05:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Construction crews started working on State Road A1A in Flagler Beach on Monday. Portions of the historic road were washed away when Hurricane Matthew brushed Florida's Atlantic Cosat. Last week, Governor Rick Scott told the Department of Transportation to....

News 1 hour ago 5:54 p.m. Thousands wait in line to see Trump in St. Augustine

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:54:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Thousands of people lined up to see Donald Trump speak at the St. Augustine Amphitheater Monday. Some of the Trump supporters told First Coast News they waited for hours just to get inside. The line wrapped through the parking lot and out onto the sidewalk for blocks on A1A. Ryan Murphy runs the St.

1.4 Million People in Haiti Need Food Assistance After Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:51:00 +0200mycentraloregon (en)

iStock/Thinkstock (PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) — Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti, killing hundreds and leaving behind a trail of destruction, officials fear the nation could face a food crisis. An estimated 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance following the hurricane on Oct.

National-Politics 51 mins ago 5:47 p.m. N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:48:00 +0200wtsp (en)

The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.9-point margin of error.

Family moves to NC to escape Katrina, loses everything in Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:30:00 +0200wncn (en)

Arran Lakes neighborhood felt the worst of Hurricane Matthew’s wrath. Creeks Edge apartments sustained significant flood damage due to its proximity to the creek that runs behind the subdivision. Deandrea and Nicolette Graham (Nate Rodgers/CBS North Carolina) “It’s heart-wrenching for me because all....

National-Politics N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. National-Politics 37 minutes ago

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:29:00 +0200kgw (en)

The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.9-point margin of error.

National-Politics 26 mins ago 5:47 p.m. N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:27:00 +0200khou (en)

The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.9-point margin of error.

Duval County now eligible for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:26:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

. by: Brittney Donovan, Action News Jax Updated: Oct 24, 2016 - 6:46 PM Homeowners, renters and business owners in Duval County can now apply for federal disaster assistance following Hurricane Matthew. FEMA announced Monday that Duval is now eligible for individual assistance and disaster unemployment assistance.

National-Politics N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. National-Politics 27 minutes ago

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:22:00 +020012news (en)

The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.9-point margin of error.

N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:10:00 +020012newsnow (en)

The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.9-point margin of error.

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:57:00 +0200wncn (en)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to “provide material assistance” was part of a new U.

1.4 Million People in Haiti Need Food Assistance After Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:55:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

An estimated 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance following the hurricane on Oct. 4, according to a joint statement today by the government of Haiti, the Haitian National Coordination for Food Security, the U.N.'s Of those, nearly 800,000 are in "dire need of immediate food aid," the statement said.

N.C. poll shows Clinton, Trump in virtual tie

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:52:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.9-point margin of error.

Haiti's hurricane raises risk of women, children being trafficked - U.N.

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:50:00 +0200reuters (en)

Thousands of women and children have been forced to migrate to towns and the capital Port-au-Prince for food and shelter since the October 4 storm, destitute and vulnerable, the U.N. said. Some 1.4 million people lost their homes or livelihoods in the storm, which created the worst humanitarian crisis since a devastating earthquake in 2010.

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:47:00 +0200wivb (en)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to “provide material assistance” was part of a new U.

Heavy rains makes it harder for humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:46:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) reported that heavy rains over the past few days have worsened conditions in areas already affected by Hurricane Matthew, increasing the challenges to humanitarian aid distribution in the small island country, UN....

Caring for Haitian women after Hurricane Matthew - what we learned from the 2010 earthquake

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:42:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

The high proportion of women who reported abuse may be related to the low levels of education we found among our sample: 11% of the women we interviewed had never attended school, 38% reported education up to eighth grade level; 43% had not reached high school. In all, only 3.8% were high school graduates.

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:38:00 +0200newsok (en)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to "provide material assistance" was part of a new U.

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:37:00 +0200wwlp (en)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to “provide material assistance” was part of a new U.

UN wants $200 million to compensate Haiti cholera victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:28:00 +0200therepublic (en)

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from cholera in Haiti. David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to “provide material assistance” was part of a new U.

UN Wants $200 Million to Compensate Haiti Cholera Victims

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:24:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

The United Nations says it is looking to raise $200 million from member states to compensate the families of people who have died from in Haiti. cholera David Nabarro, a special adviser to the secretary-general, said Monday that the money to "provide material assistance" was part of a new U.N.

Hurricane Matthew disaster recovery center opens in St. Johns County 32 Mins A disaster recovery center has opened in St. Johns County to help survivors affected by

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:21:00 +0200news4jax (en)

A disaster recovery center has opened in St. Johns County to help survivors affected by Hurricane Matthew’s severe storms and flooding. The center, which will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday, is at: St. Johns County Wind Mitigation Bldg 3111 Agricultural Center Drive St. Augustine, FL 32092.

Duval County now eligible for individual FEMA assistance 29 Mins Homeowners, renters and business owners in Duval County may now apply for federal disaster

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:21:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Homeowners, renters and business owners in Duval County may now apply for federal disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damages and losses resulting from Hurricane Matthew. Brevard, Flagler, Indian River, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties had already been designated for Individual Assistance.

Hurricane Nicole swells wash sea turtles ashore in Florida

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:21:00 +0200wsvn (en)

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Swells from Hurricane Nicole sent hundreds of baby sea turtles onto the beaches along Florida’s Space Coast. By Sunday, the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center had taken in 366 struggling turtles that were rescued from the beach. Florida Today reports that 297 of the washback....

Haïti: désorganisation de l'aide, des camps informels émergent AFP

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:11:00 +0200msn-fr (fr)

De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel. Durée: 00:47.

Hurricane Matthew relief effort in Haiti enters new phase

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

The shadow of a CH-47 Fox Chinook helicopter passes over damaged houses in southwestern Haiti, as the U.S. military flies a delivery of rice for Hurricane Matthew relief efforts to the mountain village of Beaumont, near Jeremie, Haiti, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

A decade of crop loss from Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) As Hurricane Matthew roared across southwestern Haiti, Joselien Jean-Baptiste huddled with his family while the wind whipped at his little house. When it was finally safe to venture outside at dawn the 60-year-old farmer realized his troubles had only just begun.

Haiti death toll jumps as receding waters reveal more bodies

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

A police officer walks past a closed store in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, on October 8, 2016, after Hurricane Matthew passed the area. A weakened Hurricane Matthew churned just off the coast of the US states of Georgia and South Carolina Saturday, threatening deadly floods after leaving more than a....

Haitians await aid, help each other regain some normalcy

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) People throughout Haiti's devastated southwest peninsula formed makeshift brigades Tuesday to clear debris and try to regain some semblance of their pre-hurricane lives as anger grew over the delay in aid for remote communities more than a week after the Category 4 storm hit.

Haitians mass at US-Mexico border despite deportation policy

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) A crowd of about 1,000 Haitians shouted and shoved at the door of Mexico's immigration agency at the U.S. border, which has found itself an unhappy gateway for thousands of would-be migrants in recent months hoping to cross into the United States.

Tolls rises as Haiti digs out from Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

JEREMIE, Haiti (AP) People across southwest Haiti were digging through the wreckage of their homes Friday, salvaging what they could of their meager possessions after devastating Hurricane Matthew killed hundreds of people and created a new crisis for the impoverished country.

Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

JEREMIE, Haiti (AP) As a pale blue coffin came into view, grieving women flung themselves to the floor near a morgue overlooking the ravaged city of Jeremie, where a humanitarian crisis has emerged in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Mourners beat their fists and screamed, their distress growing more....

Cholera rises in southern Haiti in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200chron (en)

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) Hurricane Matthew first took the home of Sonette Crownal in a town on Haiti's southern coast. Then cholera came for her baby. The 25-year-old market vendor and her family were still taking stock of their losses after the storm when she noticed that Peter James , just 10 months....

Hurricane Matthew blamed for delay in tabling Freedom of Information Bill

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:02:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

THE Freedom of Information Bill, which was intended to be tabled in the House of Assembly this month, is now scheduled to be brought to Parliament before the end of the year. According to a statement from Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald, who has responsibility for the legislation, he met....

Floods, loss of crops raise food security concerns for over a million people in Haiti

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:58:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • On 4 October 2016, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 event with sustained winds of 230 km/h, made landfall in southwestern Haiti, with impact also on parts of Cuba, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas. • Haiti was by far the most affected country.

Haiti: In Haiti, Hopes Dim for Missing Victims of Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:58:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, HAITI — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Wildfire consumes 1,000 acres in Indian River County as dry season begins

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:55:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A 1,000-acre brush fire intentionally set in the western part of the county is part of the start of the dry season on the Treasure Coast, state forest officials said. Crews from Florida Forest Service said the blaze in the Johnny Marsh area of the Blue Cypress Conservation Area....

Duval County residents can now apply

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:51:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

If your home was damaged by Hurricane Matthew, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is now accepting individual damage claims for property that's uninsured or underinsured for those that live in Duval County. St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties were already allowed to apply for individual assistance.

Haïti-Matthew : Les partis politiques toujours en campagne en dépit d'une mise en garde du Cep, dénonce le Rnddh

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:34:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P, 24 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Les partis politiques seraient toujours en campagne électorale en dépit d’une mise en garde du Conseil électoral provisoire (Cep), dénonce le Réseau national de défense des droits humains (Rnddh), dans un rapport publié le 21 octobre 2016 et transmis à l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Haïti-Matthew/Choléra : 1, 424 cas recensés notamment dans le Sud, les Nippes et la Grand ‘Anse

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:34:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P, 24 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- 1, 424 cas de choléra sont enregistrés dans les départements les plus affectés par l’ouragan Matthew durant la première quinzaine du mois d’octobre 2016, indiquent les services épidémiologiques du Ministère de la santé publique et de la population (Mspp).

New NC poll shows Hillary Clinton,

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:25:00 +0200wcnc (en)

WASHINGTON The races for president and governor in North Carolina are virtually tied with just 15 days to go until Election Day, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday. In the presidential race, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a 1-point advantage over Republican nominee Donald Trump, well within the poll’s 4.

Hurricane delays mailing of Duval County sample ballots

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:15:00 +0200news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - As early voting opened Monday in Duval and surrounding Northeast Florida counties, many voters contacted News4Jax concerned that they had not yet received their sample ballots in the mail. Mailed sample ballots are not a legal requirement, but they have traditionally been provided to Duval County voters.

News in Brief 24 October 2016 (PM)

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:27:00 +0200unmultimedia-en (en)

Internally displaced persons flee to Debaga camp in Erbil Governorate, northern Iraq, as Mosul assault begins. Photo: UNHCR/Ivor Prickett. Mosul operation displaces more than 7,000 so far. Military operations to free the Iraqi city of Mosul from extremists have displaced more than 7,000 people so far, in the country have reported.

Typhoon Surfers Hong Kong

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:22:00 +0200nbcbayarea (en)

Hong Kong issued a number eight typhoon warning, the third highest, early this Friday morning with the approach of typhoon Haima . Hong Kong shut all but essential services and the government also advised people to stay inside and away from the sea. However, this was the signal some surfers were dreaming of.

Artisanat en fête : 10e édition, les 12 et 13 novembre

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:19:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

La 10e édition d’Artisanat en fête se tiendra au Parc historique de la canne à sucre, les 12 et 13 novembre 2016. Les organisateurs de la foire ont retenu ces nouvelles dates après le passage du désastreux cyclone Matthew et après la fixation de la nouvelle date pour la réalisation du premier tour....

Intempéries : cinq morts à Baie-de-Henne, les Cayes inondées

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:19:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Les averses qui se sont abattues sur plusieurs départements du pays ont déjà causé la mort d’au moins cinq personnes et plusieurs dégâts matériels, à Baie-de-Henne (département du Nord-Ouest). Selon Lavera Mérizier, maire adjoint de Baie-de-Henne, parmi les victimes, on dénombre « quatre enfants en bas âge ».

Rencontre choc du CONATEL avec les représentants de médias du Sud

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:19:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

« Plus de 40 stations de radio ont été touchées par l'ouragan Matthew dans le Sud. A présent, 18 stations ont recommencé à émettre dans ce département », a fait savoir le directeur général du Conseil National des Télécommunications (CONATEL), Jean Marie Altéma.

Matthew : Le gouvernement mobilisé pour une meilleure gestion de l'aide humanitaire

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:19:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Cette rencontre, qui s’est déroulée au palais présidentiel, avait pour objectif de sensibiliser les autorités locales des régions frappées par Matthew pour une meilleure gestion de l'aide humanitaire aux populations victimes. Au cours des échanges, le chef de l’État a exhorté les délégués et....

Watch Getty Images/iStockphoto The 7 scariest workplace ghost stories

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:18:00 +0200dailyfinance (en)

Or maybe it's just the incongruity of spooky stuff happening in a place that's frequently bathed in fluorescent light. Either way, if you're getting in the Halloween spirit this week, but you're stuck at work, you'll appreciate these office-bound tales of terror: Once a Morgue, Always a Morgue My....

Drones help identify post-Hurricane Matthew needs in Haiti

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:16:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The powerful storm, which crashed ashore on October 4 packing winds of 145 miles (230 kilometers) per hour, focused its fury on southwestern Haiti where this coastal city of some 31,000 is located. At least 546 people were killed during the hurricane and more than 175,000 people lost their homes.

Philippines on Edge as Typhoon Haima Roars Ashore

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:13:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Typhoon Haima came ashore over Peñablanca, Cagayan Province, in the northeast corner of the island of Luzon at 11 p.m. local time with sustained winds of 140 m.p.h., the country’s weather bureau said on Twitter . The storm’s intensity had dropped from a Category 5 to a Category 4, according to meteorologists Photo.

Haiti: Haïti-Médias/Matthew : Une cinquantaine de stations de radio et de télévision répertoriées, en vue d’éventuels soutiens

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:52:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

La commission spéciale d’évaluation encourage les responsables de médias à reconstruire autrement, pour ne pas éprouver d’autres difficultés, en cas de désastres naturels, dans des déclarations à AlterPresse. P-au-P, 24 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Une cinquantaine de stations de radio et de....

Haiti: La sécurité alimentaire de 800 000 Haïtiens sérieusement menacée après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:52:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

L'état des lieux a été dressé par le Gouvernement d'Haïti, la Coordination nationale pour la sécurité alimentaire (CNSA), le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) et l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) durant la semaine qui a suivi le passage de l'ouragan.

Haiti: Ouragan Matthew : la Croix-Rouge française a déployé une équipe de réponse aux urgences

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:52:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

Le Croix-Rouge française a envoyé une équipe de réponse aux urgences (ERU) dans la zone la plus touchée par l’Ouragan Matthew, à l’ouest du département de la Grande Anse, en collaboration avec la Croix-Rouge canadienne, afin de réaliser des activités de clinique mobile.

News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 2:40 p.m. EDT

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:52:00 +0200wbtv (en)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 39-year-old woman wanted in the killing of her boyfriend in a Brentwood, Tennessee, hotel room has been arrested in South Carolina. Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies said in a news release that Shannon Richardson was arrested early Monday.

After hurricane, UN assessment finds 800,000 Haitians in dire need of immediate food assistance

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:49:00 +0200un-org (en)

. A man works to clear downed trees from his property near the western town of Leoganne, after Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti. He lost his crops and livestock. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi. 24 October 2016 #150 An assessment conducted by the United Nations Food and Agriculture....

Haïti: l'ouragan Matthew, montrant la gravité des incidents de sécurité (en date du 22 Octobre, 2016)

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (fr)

La carte montre les incidents de sécurité avec le niveau associé de gravité pour un certain nombre de communes (correct à partir du 22 Octobre).

Haïti: l'ouragan Matthew, zones difficiles à atteindre (par la route) pour Grand Anse (En date du 22 Octobre 2016)

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (fr)

Haïti: l'ouragan Matthew, zones difficiles à atteindre (par la route) pour Grand Anse (En date du 22 Octobre 2016) ....

Hurricane Matthew: food security for 800,000 Haitians under threat

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:29:00 +0200guyanachronicle (en)

See below a joint press release from CNSA / WFP / FAO: About 1.4 million Haitians need food aid after Hurricane Matthew, which has led to widespread devastation of supplies and crops in large areas of the island state. More than half of the population – 800,000 people – need emergency food assistance an emergency assessment shows.

Community fills the gap as school doors remain closed

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:16:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By SANCHESKA DORSETT. Tribune Staff Reporter. sdorsett@tribunemedia.net. A GROUP of community leaders and volunteers last week opened a temporary community school aimed at continuing the education of the students of all ages, while government schools remain closed due to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Family moves to NC to escape Katrina, loses everything in Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:16:00 +0200wncn (en)

Arran Lakes neighborhood felt the worst of Hurricane Matthew’s wrath. Creeks Edge apartments sustained significant flood damage due to its proximity to the creek that runs behind the subdivision. Deandrea and Nicolette Graham (Nate Rodgers/CBS North Carolina) “It’s heart-wrenching for me because all....

CAR agriculture damage reach P390M

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:15:00 +0200sunstar (en)

KALINGA Governor Jocel Baac is appealing for continued help as the province recovers from Super Typhoon "Lawin". Baac said equipment to clear roads in three isolated municipalities is the immediate need as well as more rice to be distributed as relief to storm ravaged iKalinga’s.

Activities of Secretary-General in Haiti, 15 October

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:48:00 +0200un-org (en)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon left Washington, D.C. , on 15 October for Haiti to visit communities affected by hurricane Matthew. The Secretary-General and his wife, Madam Ban Soon-taek, were greeted at Port-au-Prince’s airport by Prime Minister Enex Jean Charles and other officials.

Wildfire consumes 500 acres in Indian River County as dry season begins

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:47:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A 500-acre brush fire in the western part of the county is part of the start of the dry season on the Treasure Coast, state forest officials said. Crews from Florida Forest Service said the blaze in the Johnny Marsh area of the Blue Cypress Conservation Area was noticed Sunday evening and continued to burn Monday.

Trump took $17 million in insurance for damage few remember

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:42:00 +0200newsok (en)

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2005 file photo, the entrance of Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Fla. Donald Trump received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press found little evidence of such large-scale damage. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) PALM BEACH, Fla.

Haiti storm victims at roadside camps bemoaning aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:33:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

JIRIMIE, Haiti--Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn't seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew. In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010....

Special Report: Hurricane Matthew's Impact on...

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:28:00 +0200cnc3 (en)

CNC3's Khamal Georges presents a 22-minute special report on the impact of Hurricane Matthew on Haiti. Georges travelled to Haiti days after the hurricane to get a first-hand look at how the country was affected by the major storm.

Gracita calls on St. Maarten people to continue supporting hurricane relief for Haiti

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:12:00 +0200thedailyherald (en)

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (October 24, 2016)— The loss of human life and the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in southwestern Haiti on October 4 are no longer among the hot news of the day. But we can still help to relieve the hardships that the storm piled on the people of our fellow Caribbean country,” said drs.

Trump took $17 million for hurricane damage that staff, officials, do not recall

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:08:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

PALM BEACH, FLA.—Donald Trump received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press can find little evidence of such large-scale damage. Trump has said the property was devastated after hurricanes in 2004 and 2005.

Florida Governor in Jacksonville to discuss Hurricane Matthew response amd recovery

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:57:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited Jacksonville Monday to meet with Duval County officials on Hurricane Matthew response and recovery. Scott and county officials talked about what could've been done better during the storm. Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry said just because things....

Trump took $17 million in insurance for damage few remember

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:53:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2005 file photo, the entrance of Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Fla. Donald Trump received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, but The Associated Press found little evidence of such large-scale damage. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) PALM BEACH, Fla.

News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:51:00 +0200wbtv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina more than 60 state roads and bridges remain closed because of storm damage and flooding. The state Department of Transportation reports that as of Sunday, 55 roads and 6 bridges remain closed. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.

UK tackles threat of major cholera spike in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:29:00 +0200internews (en)

Internews is part of the support effort in Haiti described in this The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has committed new support to tackle the threat of cholera in Haiti, ensuring more lives can be saved in the wake of the devastating hurricane.

Hurricane Matthew disaster recovery center opens in St. Johns County

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:11:00 +0200news4jax (en)

A disaster recovery center has opened in St. Johns County to help survivors affected by Hurricane Matthew’s severe storms and flooding. The center, which will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday, is at: St. Johns County Wind Mitigation Bldg 3111 Agricultural Center Drive St. Augustine, FL 32092.

Pag-IBIG extends loans to Lawin victims

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:57:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

VICTIMS of super typhoon Lawin can avail themselves of calamity loan from the Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund, Vice President Leonor “Leni” Robredo announced Monday. However, only those residing in areas declared under state of calamity can apply for a calamity loan.

Amazing photos: Snapping at angry giants

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:35:00 +0200nzherald (en)

These astonishing photos were taken in the heart of Tornado Alley in the Great Plains of the United States. Storm chaser and professional photographer Marko Korosec is also a meteorologist and weather expert for road conditions in his native Slovenia. Korosec often travels to the US hurricane....

Growing conflict over voting rights in Georgia, where the presidential race is tightening

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:33:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

A growing conflict over voting rights and ballot access is playing out in Georgia, where civil rights activists are trading accusations with Republican elected officials and where stakes have risen considerably with the state’s new status as a closely watched battleground.

USS Iwo Jima returns home after Haiti

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:29:00 +020013newsnow (en)

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- The USS Iwo Jima returned home to Norfolk on Monday, more than two weeks after the amphibious assault ship headed to Haiti to support disaster relief efforts there in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. More than 500 Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit were aboard the ship.

Superwash CEO: $16K on generator fuel in 13 days

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

CEO of Superwash Dionisio D’Aguilar said in the 13 days following Hurricane Matthew, his company spent an estimated $16,000 on diesel for fuel generators over the franchise’s 10 locations. “When a hurricane comes along, the biggest challenge is to keep it operational in terms of getting diesel....

Power restored to 96 percent of New Providence

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) yesterday advised that by today it expects to have restored electricity to 98 percent of its customers in New Providence in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. BPL said power was restored to 96 percent of its customers. “More than 79,000 of BPL’s estimated 81,000....

Lotto may be in the cards

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

After wasting taxpayers’ time and money, the Christie administration may be setting its sights on establishing a national lottery, but the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) would need to win the next general election for such a scheme to become a reality.

Caribbean Bottling Company donates 3,500 cases of product

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

To date Caribbean Bottling Company has donated over 3,500 cases of product to assist those in need after Hurricane Matthew. Coca-Cola is a global company that operates in local communities around the world. This is no different here in The Bahamas. Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) is the official....

Video captured storm’s horror

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Cienna Riley, a seven-year-old resident of Lowe Sound, North Andros, repeatedly cried, “I don’t want to die” as a powerful surge from Hurricane Matthew filled her home, and panic ensued. The scene was taped by a family member and the video went viral last week, bringing to light the horror some....

Govt. schools late opening

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:15:00 +0200freeport (en)

The restoration/recovery program, necessary because of the recent passage of Hurricane Matthew, is experiencing some hiccups. Prime Minister Christie impressed a nation with his eloquent and compassionate introduction of the restoration/recovery proposed structure.

Haïti : Ban Ki-Moon Demande Aux Donateurs De Répondre À L'Appel De Fonds Humanitaire

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:12:00 +0200caribseek (fr)

Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon, (au centre), visite un abri temporaire pour les victimes de l’ouragan Matthew aux Cayes, en Haïti, lors d’un déplacement le 15 octobre 2016 pendant lequel il a rencontré les communautés, les représentants du gouvernement et les travailleurs humanitaires.

A Haiti, les drones cherchent les zones en état d'urgence

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0200parismatch (fr)

Sur le terrain de foot de Jérémie, le drone attire davantage l'attention des enfants que l'hélicoptère qui vient de décoller avec du personnel médical: le petit engin permet d'établir avec une grande précision l'étendue des dégâts causés par l'ouragan Matthew il y a trois semaines.

iciHaïti - Politique : Consignes aux autorités locales en matière de gestion de l'aide

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

24/10/2016 09:57:14 Vendredi au Palais national, le Président de facto Jocelerme Privert, accompagné de François Annick Joseph, le Ministre de l'Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, a rencontré les maires, délégués et vice-délégués des zones affectées par le passage de l'ouragan....

Haïti - Santé : Le choléra progresse rapidement

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

24/10/2016 09:29:02 En vue de freiner la recrudescence de l’épidémie de choléra en Haïti après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew, le Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP) appuyé par ses partenaires, mène des actions soutenues, telles que : le déploiement d’équipes mobiles....

Haïti - Matthew : Près de 500 km de routes réhabilitées dans le Grand Sud

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

24/10/2016 09:42:17 Suite au passage de l’ouragan Matthew, le Ministère des Travaux publics a déjà réhabilité 206,4 km de route affectée sur 350 km dans le département du Sud-Est et 257,9 km sur 296 km dans la Grand’Anse. La plupart des routes coupées ont été réhabilitées, dont le tronçon....

Haïti - Éducation : 4% des établissements scolaires du pays, endommagés ou détruits

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Suite au passage de l'ouragan Matthew sur Haïti les 3 et 4 octobre dernier, la Direction de la Protection Civile (DPC), a publié un nouveau rapport de situation réalisé entre le 13 et le 21 octobre, Selon ce dernier rapport, 774 écoles ont été affectées lors du passage de Matthew, soit un peu plus....

Mostly sunny today with high near 78 | Tropics, radar

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:45:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

ADVISORIES. 3:58 a.m.: There's a moderate risk for rip currents along area beaches today. A surge of east to northeast winds Tuesday night into Wednesday will increase seas and produce poor to hazardous boating conditions over coastal waters from mid to late week. TODAY’S FORECAST. See our for the latest conditions.

In Haiti, Hopes Dim For Missing Victims Of Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:42:00 +0200caribseek (en)

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) -- Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Mexique. L'ouragan Seymour se renforce dans le Pacifique

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:00 +0200OuestFrance (fr)

L'Ouragan Seymour ne cesse de prendre de l'ampleur. Au large du Mexique, il est passé ce lundi en catégorie 1 avec des vents à 150 km/h. La tempête tropicale Seymour, la 18e de la saison dans l'océan Pacifique, s'est renforcée ce lundi au large des côtes du Mexique et est désormais un ouragan de catégorie 1 avec des vents à 150 km/h.

More than 60 state roads, bridges still closed after Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:34:00 +0200aikenstandard (en)

COLUMBIA — More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina there are still more than 60 state roads and bridges closed because of storm damage and flooding. The state Department of Transportation reports that 55 roads and 6 bridges remained closed Sunday.

Hurricane Nicole swells wash sea turtles ashore in Florida new

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:24:00 +0200cbs12 (en)

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Swells from Hurricane Nicole sent hundreds of baby sea turtles onto the beaches along Florida's Space Coast. By Sunday, the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center had taken in 366 struggling turtles that were rescued from the beach. Florida Today reports that 297 of the washback....

Food Security Of 800,000 Haitians Seriously Threatened After Hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0200wfp (en)

PORT-AU-PRINCE Some 1,4 million Haitians require food assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which wrought widespread devastation on supplies and crops across large swaths of the island nation. More than half 800,000 people are in dire need of immediate food aid, according to an emergency field assessment.

More than 60 South Carolina roads, bridges still closed after Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:23:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. - More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina there are still more than 60 state roads and bridges closed because of storm damage and flooding. The state Department of Transportation reports that 55 roads and six bridges remained closed Sunday.

Voitures volées : le palmarès

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:21:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Elle est très petite, mais fait pourtant la course en tête des voitures les plus volées. Depuis trois ans, la Smart a la préférence des trafiquants. Statistiquement, les propriétaires de cette petite voiture, ont près de 15% de chance de se la faire vole r. Pour le Range Rover, c'est 10% des cas, et 8% pour la Ford Fiesta.

La sécurité alimentaire de 800 000 Haïtiens sérieusement menacée après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:17:00 +0200fao-fr (fr)

Communiqué de presse conjoint CNSA/PAM/FAO. 24 octobre 2016, Port-au-Prince/Rome - Selon une récente évaluation d'urgence de la sécurité alimentaire, 1,4 million d'Haïtiens ont besoin d'une assistance alimentaire suite au passage de l'ouragan Matthew, qui a ravagé les approvisionnements et les cultures.

Food security of 800,000 Haitians seriously threatened after passage of Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:08:00 +0200irishsun (en)

. FAO Tuesday 25th October, 2016 Joint CNSA/WFP/FAO news release. 24 October 2016, Port-au-Prince/Rome - Some 1,4 million Haitians require food assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which wrought widespread devastation on supplies and crops across large swaths of the island nation.

Food security of 800,000 Haitians seriously threatened after passage of Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:00:00 +0200fao-en (en)

Joint CNSA/WFP/FAO news release 24 October 2016, Port-au-Prince/Rome - Some 1,4 million Haitians require food assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which wrought widespread devastation on supplies and crops across large swaths of the island nation.

Trending Now 4-year-old helps Florida families recover after Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:53:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

4-year-old helps Florida families recover after Hurricane Matthew. Despite his size, a 4-year-old boy is helping St. Augustine families clear debris and recover after Hurricane Matthew. When the storm hit, 4-year-old Caleb Calcano started making plans to save St Augustine.

La Chine offre de l'aide aux Philippines dévastées par le typhon

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:46:00 +0200french-news (fr)

BEIJING, 24 octobre (Xinhua) -- La Société nationale de la Croix-Rouge de Chine offrira de l'aide humanitaire d'une valeur de 100.000 dollars aux Philippines à la suite des ravages causés par le typhon Haima , a indiqué lundi le porte-parole du ministère chinois des Affaires étrangères Lu Kang.

Hurricane Matthew Won’t Reverse Falling Rates for Reinsurance

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:45:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Hurricane Matthew will have a limited impact on the years-long decline in rates for reinsurance, according to industry representatives, who predict primary insurers will push back against price increases at the start of 2017. “I expect a strong likelihood for resistance to further price cuts,”....

Food security of 800,000 Haitians seriously threatened after passage of Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:44:00 +0200giews (en)

Joint CNSA/WFP/FAO news release 24 October 2016, Port-au-Prince/Rome - Some 1,4 million Haitians require food assistance in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, which wrought widespread devastation on supplies and crops across large swaths of the island nation.

Bill Murray à la fête avec le prix Mark Twain

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:38:00 +020024heures (fr)

La capitale américaine - surnommée le Hollywood des gens moches - a accueilli les vraies stars dimanche le temps d'une soirée en l'honneur d'un des plus grands acteurs comiques américains: Bill Murray. L'acteur de «Lost in Translation», «SOS fantômes» et bien sûr «Un jour sans fin» s'est vu remettre....

Bill Murray à la fête avec le prix Mark Twain

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:33:00 +0200tdg (fr)

La capitale américaine - surnommée le Hollywood des gens moches - a accueilli les vraies stars dimanche le temps d'une soirée en l'honneur d'un des plus grands acteurs comiques américains: Bill Murray. L'acteur de «Lost in Translation», «SOS fantômes» et bien sûr «Un jour sans fin» s'est vu remettre....

Bill Murray à la fête avec le prix Mark Twain

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:30:00 +0200lematin-CH (fr)

La capitale américaine - surnommée le Hollywood des gens moches - a accueilli les vraies stars dimanche le temps d'une soirée en l'honneur d'un des plus grands acteurs comiques américains: Bill Murray. L'acteur de «Lost in Translation», «SOS fantômes» et bien sûr «Un jour sans fin» s'est vu remettre....

Haïti: des drones pour identifier les besoins après l'ouragan Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:24:00 +0200lapresse-CA (fr)

« Avant on pouvait utiliser les images par satellite, mais on n'avait pas une parfaite résolution : avec les drones, on a absolument tous les détails sur les zones survolées », explique Presler Jean, qui pilote l'appareil à distance. Les Haïtiens de l'organisation Potentiel 3.

Haïti - Politique : Le Ministre de l'intérieur interpellé par le Sénat

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:19:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

6 sénateurs proches du PHTK (Carl Murat Cantave, Edwin Zenny, Youri Latortue, Hervé Fourcand, Onondieu Louis et Jean-Renel Sénatus) ont décidé d’interpeller leur ancien collègue François Anick Joseph, aujourd’hui Ministre de l’intérieur et des collectivités territoriales.

Starvation, grieving mothers and rampant disease: British aid worker reveals the devastation of everyday life in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:01:00 +0200dailymail (en)

I heard the same French phrases that I would hear again and again over the next few days: 'Pas de maison. Pas de vetements. Pas d'eau. Pas du nourriture.' Which means 'no food, no food' Tuesday 11th October. Suddenly our vehicle turned a corner and there it was, lying in front of us.

Starvation, grieving mothers and rampant disease: British aid worker reveals the devastation of everyday life in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:58:00 +0200mailonsunday (en)

I heard the same French phrases that I would hear again and again over the next few days: 'Pas de maison. Pas de vetements. Pas d'eau. Pas du nourriture.' Which means 'no food, no food' Tuesday 11th October. Suddenly our vehicle turned a corner and there it was, lying in front of us.

SES sur le front des secours à Haïti

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200paperjam (fr)

SES a annoncé, ce lundi, avoir déclanché son programme Emergency.lu sur l’île d’Haïti, récemment frappée par un ouragan dévastateur. Des satellites ont ainsi été déployés afin de rétablir la communication. Une aide précieuse pour les équipes humanitaires dépêchées sur place. Faciliter l’intervention des secours.

More than 60 state roads, bridges still closed after Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200wbtv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina there are still more than 60 state roads and bridges closed because of storm damage and flooding. The state Department of Transportation reports that 55 roads and 6 bridges remained closed Sunday.

More than 60 state roads, bridges still closed after Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina there are still more than 60 state roads and bridges closed because of storm damage and flooding. The state Department of Transportation reports that 55 roads and 6 bridges remained closed Sunday.

Adorable 4-year-old helps St. Augustine families after Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:49:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

. Adorable 4-year-old helps St.

Haima Damages Nearly Every Home In This Philippine City

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Nearly every home in Tuguegarao City, Philippines , was either damaged or destroyed by Super Typhoon Haima . The storm left at least 13 dead. Super Typhoon Haima destroyed or damaged nearly every home in one Philippine city when it made landfall Thursday, officials say.

Hurricane Nicole swells wash sea turtles ashore in Florida

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:43:00 +0200tampabay (en)

I want to see more articles tagged I'm already following articles tagged. VIERA — Swells from Hurricane Nicole sent hundreds of baby sea turtles onto the beaches along Florida's Space Coast. By Sunday, the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center had taken in 366 struggling turtles that were rescued from the beach.

Super typhoon winds rip security hut off the ground and into air leaving guard still inside dazed and confused

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:40:00 +0200themirror (en)

A super typhoon has shown its incredible power by ripping a sentry booth off the ground - and whipping it into the air. The shocking incident left the security guard inside battling to stand as winds raged at gale forces. The guard, whose name was not mentioned in reports, was on duty monitoring a....

Haiti storm victims, in makeshift camps, bemoan aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:39:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

JÉRÉMIE, Haiti (AFP) Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn't seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew. In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010....

In one such camp on the side of the road, Dominique Pierre-Louis is trying to start a motorcycle covered in mud

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:35:00 +0200pulse (en)

Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn't seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew. In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010 earthquake, when....

Haiti: Après le déluge Matthew en Haïti : Des eaux de surface au fond de l’abîme (1 de 2)

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:34:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

Par Leslie Péan* Soumis à AlterPresse le 19 octobre 2016. Les dégâts causés par le cyclone Matthew sont connus. La désolation s’est installée dans le territoire de la Grand’Anse où l’on entend même plus le chant des oiseaux. Rares sont les gazouillis des tourterelles et des sèpantye (charpentiers) à....

Philippines: Humedica distributes relief goods after typhoon

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:34:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Massive destruction in the north of the Philippines expected – Humedica organises first relief goods distributions. by LKO, 2016/10/20. When the typhoon “ Haima ” hit the Philippines, it moved at speeds of up to 315 kilometres an hour causing massive destruction in the North of the country.

China offers aid to typhoon-hit Philippines

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:23:00 +0200peopledaily (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 24 -- The Red Cross Society of China will offer 100,000 U.S. dollars worth of humanitarian aid to the Philippines after the havoc caused by Typhoon Haima , a spokesperson said Monday. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the announcement at a regular news briefing, adding that the....

More than 60 state roads, bridges still closed after Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:17:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina there are still more than 60 state roads and bridges closed because of storm damage and flooding. The state Department of Transportation reports that 55 roads and 6 bridges remained closed Sunday. The department expects about 20 of them to reopen to traffic before Thanksgiving.

Brevard Zoo takes in 366 struggling baby sea turtles

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:44:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

VIERA — Last weekend, Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center volunteers had their hands full caring for a record-breaking 74 "washback" baby turtles that were beached by Hurricane Nicole's powerful swells. Of those 366 washbacks, 297 remained alive by noon Sunday.

News Hurricane Nicole swells wash sea turtles ashore in Florida Hurricane Nicole swells wash sea turtles ashore in Florida News 16 minutes ago

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:44:00 +0200wtsp (en)

VIERA, Fla. (AP) - Swells from Hurricane Nicole sent hundreds of baby sea turtles onto the beaches along Florida's Space Coast. By Sunday, the Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center had taken in 366 struggling turtles that were rescued from the beach. Associated Press says 297 of the washback turtles....

AP Top Science News at 4:30 a.m. EDT

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:43:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

Space station accepts 1st Virginia delivery in 2 years. Major California river adding key ingredient: water. Strong quake in western Japan knocks out power, injures 7. Hard crash-landing may have wrecked Europe's Mars probe. Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China . New 3D technology raises hopes for the coldest of cold cases.

China offers aid to typhoon-hit Philippines

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:39:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

BEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Red Cross Society of China will offer 100,000 U.S. dollars worth of humanitarian aid to the Philippines after the havoc caused by Typhoon Haima , a spokesperson said Monday. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the announcement at a regular news briefing, adding....

"Talking the Tropics With Mike": 11 years since U.S. major hurricane hit

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:31:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Oct. 24, 2016 - The strong weekend cold front has plowed deep into the Atlantic to near Hispaniola & into the Central Caribbean. This is easily the farthest south a cold front has penetrated this hurricane season. Cool, very dry air follows the front, & it seems to have triggered the true switch to autumn for the hurricane season.

Haiti prison escape: Some of 172 inmates recaptured

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:13:00 +0200csmonitor (en)

Archaie, Haiti — Police officers were searching cars and boats for escaped prisoners on Sunday after recapturing at least a dozen of the 172 inmates who overpowered guards and fled from a lockup in central Haiti, the prison's director said. The prison break occurred Saturday in Arcahaie, a coastal town about 30 miles north of Haiti's capital.

Haiti hurricane victims, in makeshift camps, bemoan aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:11:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010 earthquake, when hundreds of thousands of survivors had to cram into every available space, families are living in makeshift camps. In one such camp on the side of the road, Dominique Pierre-Louis is trying to start a motorcycle covered in mud.

Trees stressed by Hurricane Matthew may be next ones to come down

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:10:00 +0200annistonstar (en)

Orangeburg County Clemson Extension Forester Beth Richardson said area trees have been under a lot of stress both from Hurricane Matthew and the historic 2015 flood. "I would be concerned with trees in the yard that have been showing symptoms of decline," she said.

Major hurricane 'drought' historic: 11 years and counting

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:56:00 +0200al (en)

There have been 14 named storms so far in 2016 -- and three of them grew into major hurricanes. Missing from this chart is Hurricane Nicole, which peaked as a Category 4 storm but weakened some before hitting Bermuda. (National Hurricane Center) Today, Oct. 24, marks 11 years since a major hurricane made landfall in the U.

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:32:00 +0200barrie (en)

MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and....

Philippines: Form 2-Situation Update No. 4 Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Monday, 24 October 2016 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights Typhoon Haima (Local Name: Lawin) affected about 318,736 people from Regions I, II, III, Calabarzon, V and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) which includes the pre - emptively evacuated. Twelve deaths are confirmed, 46,000 houses damaged and 64 barangays in Pangasinan (Region I), and Bataan and Pampanga (Region) III are flooded.

Philippines: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (18 - 24 October 2016)

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:31:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

PHILIPPINES. On 19 October, Category 4 Typhoon Haima (locally named Lawin) made landfall in Cagayan province. After landfall, the storm left a broad path of debris, causing flooding and landslides, and damaging about 46,000 houses. As of 24 October, authorities have confirmed eight fatalities and....

Va. Beach residents force from homes

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:15:00 +020013newsnow (en)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Braving the chilly temps and late hours for children, dozens who were suddenly displaced by their apartment management rallied at the Virginia Beach oceanfront Sunday. "We really need every single pair of eyes and every amount of help we can get." said Julissa Sosa.

Haiti hurricane victims, in makeshift camps, bemoan aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:14:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Jérémie (Haiti) (AFP) - Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn't seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew. In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010....

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:01:00 +0200barrie (en)

MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centred about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

River dike collapses in Pangasinan, aggravating flooding

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:53:00 +0200sunstar (en)

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- A dike along the Sinocalan River in Sta. Barbara town collapsed Sunday morning, aggravating the existing flood in Sta. Barbara, Calasiao and Dagupan City even if Super Typhoon Lawin ( Haima ) already exited four days ago. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office....

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:53:00 +0200newsok (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and....

WILD WEATHER

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:52:00 +02009news (en)

A severe weather warning has been cancelled for central Victoria but emergency crews spent another Sunday cleaning up trees and reconnecting power. Trees falling onto houses in Victoria have killed one woman and put another in hospital as extreme winds lash the state.

Haïti-Matthew : Chardonnières, meurtrie... comme sur des chardons

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:50:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

Chardonnières, 24 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- La situation des familles sinistrées dans la commune de Chardonnières (sur la côte Sud d’Haïti) demeure très grave, plus de deux semaines après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew, selon les témoignages recueillis par AlterPresse.

Haïti-Médias/Matthew : Une cinquantaine de stations de radio et de télévision répertoriées, en vue d'éventuels soutiens

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:50:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P, 24 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Une cinquantaine de stations de radio et de télévision, endommagées, sont répertoriées dans les départements affectés lors du passage de l’ouragan Matthew, les lundi 3 et mardi 4 octobre 2016, en vue d’un soutien logistique, selon les informations obtenues par l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

Community News

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:23:00 +0200jis (en)

North East St. Catherine Member of Parliament, Leslie Campbell, has called for a revision of the law which entitles individuals to take possession of land owned by other persons, after 12 years of occupation. Under the Limitation of Actions Act, Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon.

Oct 24, 2016 5:06AM EDTpublished: Oct 24, 2016 5:06AM EDT

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:53:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and Seymour is....

Tropical Storm Seymour Getting Stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:35:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and Seymour is....

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:26:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico’s coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and....

2 new speedboats inaugurated for Pasig ferry service

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:23:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Anjo Bagaoisan (@anjo_bagaoisan) October 24, 2016 MANILA - Two speed boats were added Monday to the fleet of ferries plying the Pasig River as part of the government's thrust to get more commuters off congested main thoroughfares through alternate modes of transport.

Relief distribution

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:23:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

PhilHealth employees repack bags of sugar to be distributed to affected families of Super Typhoon Lawin in Tuguegarao City on Sunday. President Duterte and Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo headed the distribution of goods in areas devastated by the typhoon.

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:21:00 +0200nzherald (en)

MIAMI (AP) " Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and....

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:20:00 +0200startribune (en)

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and Seymour is forecast to become a hurricane later in the day and could become a major hurricane by late Tuesday.

Haiti storm victims bemoan aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:14:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Jirimie, Haiti: Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn’t seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew. In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010....

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:13:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and Seymour is....

Tropical Storm Seymour getting stronger in the Pacific

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:13:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is getting stronger in the Pacific off Mexico's coast and is expected to become a hurricane. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Monday have increased to near 65 mph (105 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and....

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:57:00 +0200bostonherald (en)

MIAMI Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Globe: 11 Lawin-related SMS alerts sent out to customers in northern Luzon

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:37:00 +0200sunstar (en)

GLOBE Telecom transmitted a total of 11 text messages, warning customers of potential dangers coming from Super Typhoon Lawin ( Haima ) in compliance with what is prescribed by law. Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto said transmittal of the text messages was....

Haiti storm victims, in makeshift camps, bemoan aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:37:00 +0200ngrguardiannews (en)

Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn’t seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew. In a scene that is eerily similar to the devastation in Port-au-Prince after the 2010 earthquake, when....

Ouragan Matthew en Haïti: des drones utilisés pour évaluer les dégâts à Jérémie

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:20:00 +0200rfi-fr (fr)

Cela fait presque trois semaines que l'ouragan Matthew est passé sur Haïti : la moitié sud du pays a été ravagée par les vents soufflant à plus de 250 km/h et des averses torrentielles. Il est encore difficile de se faire une idée précise de l'étendue des destructions mais à Jérémie, une des villes....

SES: déploiement d'un satellite en Haïti.

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:15:00 +0200lexpansion-votreargent (fr)

A la suite du passage dévastateur de l'ouragan de catégorie 4 Matthew au sud-est d'Haïti début octobre, qui a fait des centaines de morts et détruit des milliers d'habitations... A la suite du passage dévastateur de l'ouragan de catégorie 4 Matthew au sud-est d'Haïti début octobre, qui a fait des....

News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:55:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (AP) - Officials say five people died in an early morning house fire in Gwinnett County. WSB-TV reports investigators are still trying to determine what started the fire, although neighbors reported that the family had been using their fire pit on Saturday night. Officials did not identify the victims.

Ilocos Sur now under state of calamity

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:51:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

ILOCOS SUR- The province of Ilocos Sur has declared a state of calamity after super typhoon "Lawin" hit northern Luzon last week. As of posting time, total damage in the province was around P700 million. Lawin, the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year, destroyed houses and establishments,....

DBM: Yolanda fund won't go to 'Lawin' victims

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:51:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA- The funds for typhoon "Yolanda" victims will not be used for the victims of typhoon "Lawin" since the government has a separate calamity fund, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Monday. Diokno said there is still around P13 billion left in the Yolanda fund but the government is currently....

Haiti storm victims, in makeshift camps, bemoan aid chaos

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:48:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

People walk in the street next to houses destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Damassins, Haiti, October 22, 2016. — Reuters pic. JEREMY (Haiti, Oct 24 — Rickety structures made of sheet metal and scrap wood are clustered along the road to the Haitian city of Jeremie, which still hasn't seen any aid nearly three weeks after Hurricane Matthew.

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:37:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Haitians rebuild as aid effort gains traction

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:37:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

ZORANGE, Haiti (AFP) New tin roofs gleaming in the Caribbean sun and the sudden appearance of UN and US charity teams driving along now-cleared roads showed that southern Haiti was on Tuesday finally getting some of the aid it desperately needs. But a week after Hurricane Matthew tore through the....

Haiti | Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report No. 7 | 20 October 2016

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:15:00 +0200iom-es (en)

. You are here Haiti | Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report No. 7 | 20 October 2016. Address: 17, Route des Morillons, CH-1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland +41.22.717.9111. © 2016 | International Organization for Migration.

Haiti | Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report No. 7 | 20 October 2016

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:15:00 +0200iom-fr (en)

. You are here Haiti | Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report No. 7 | 20 October 2016. Address: 17, Route des Morillons, CH-1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland +41.22.717.9111. © 2016 | International Organization for Migration.

Eroding shoreline threatens Annotto Bay Health Centre

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:37:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

COUNCILLOR for the Annotto Bay Division in the St Mary South East constituency, Dane Golding, is urging local authorities to address concerns raised by residents and workers at the Annotto Bay Health Centre because of an eroding shoreline, which he says is posing a threat to the facility. “It cannot be too soon.

‘Lawin’ affected almost 1M persons

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:25:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo gave this figure in the press briefing in Malacañang on Monday with Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol. She identified Cordillera as the area with the most number of affected families. At least 992,179 individuals were affected by the typhoon in this region.

Nantes: La fontaine à potabiliser l'eau qui pourrait changer le monde

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:13:00 +020020minutes (fr)

Jean-Paul Augereau, 49 ans, inventeur de la Safe water cube. - Safe water cube. Frederic Brenon Publié le 24.10.2016 à 07:15; Mis à jour le 24.10.2016 à 07:50. L’accès à l’eau potable est l’une des problématiques sanitaires majeures dans le monde. Près d’ un milliard de personnes en sont dépourvues et des millions en meurent chaque année.

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:52:00 +0200foxnews (en)

MIAMI – Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Like Haiti, Like Tanzania

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:30:00 +0200jamiiforums (en)

At this rate, it is downright insensitive, wicked, even! that the world has failed to recognise Tanzania as one of the countries ravaged by disaster --human disaster --in the class of hurricane --Hurricane CCM. The International Community should stop thinking that Hurricane Matthew that hit Haiti is the only Hurricane there is.

The Week That Was in Asia Photo Gallery

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:24:00 +0200newsok (en)

In this Thursday Oct. 20, 2016 photo, Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines . Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious....

EDITORIAL: Haiti remains an urgent project

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 07:22:00 +0200nationnews (en)

HURRICANE MATTHEW LEFT a trail of death and destruction when it pummelled a number of Caribbean islands and parts of eastern United States earlier this month, resulting in an urgent need for relief for all those in its path Jamaica, Cuba, The Bahamas and the US. Most of the affected places have been recovering quickly.

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:50:00 +0200usnews (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the....

12:07 AM 4-year-old helps St. Augustine families recover after Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:48:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Despite his size, a 4-year-old boy is helping St. Augustine families clear debris and recover after Hurricane Matthew. When the storm hit, 4-year-old Caleb Calcano started making plans to save St Augustine. “The first thing he asked was, 'Can we help the people mommy?'” his mom Frances Calcano said.

Food Security post-Lawin

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:46:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Young residents dry corn kernels, which were soaked at the height of typhoon Lawin, along a highway in Tumauini town, Isabela province, on Friday. Hungry typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on October 21, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago.

Back to Normal

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:46:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Fishermen prepare their nets in Buguey, Cagayan on Friday, as they go back to normal life, two days after Typhoon Lawin ravaged the province. The Philippine Coast Guard noted that no fishermen were reported missing on the height of Typhoon Lawin.

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:31:00 +0200wivb (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico’s coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:24:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico’s coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:21:00 +0200krmg (en)

Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:14:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By The Associated Press Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide are mixed on whether... More >> By The Associated Press Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those....

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:14:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Want to become a subscriber? Purchase a digital-only subscription now for unlimited online access to local news and information. MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday.

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:13:00 +0200nzherald (en)

MIAMI (AP) " Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

North Andover, MA (01845) Today. Partly cloudy. Tonight. Clear skies this evening will become overcast overnight. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 46F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Updated: October 23, 2016 @ 10:54 pm; MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday.

News Minute: Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:05:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

ATLANTA (AP) - A committee evaluating petroleum pipelines in Georgia plans public hearings in Augusta and Atlanta in coming days. The Augusta Chronicle reports that the hearings will include testimony and comments from the public. Officials say feedback from the hearings will then be considered as....

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:03:00 +0200news9 (en)

By The Associated Press Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide are mixed on whether... More >> By The Associated Press Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those....

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:02:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:59:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:54:00 +0200newsok (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:47:00 +0200startribune (en)

The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph). Seymour is moving west-northwest near 15 mph (24 kph), and this general motion is expected continue over the next couple of days.

Tropical Storm Seymour Forecast to Become a Hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:44:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:39:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centred about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:37:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico's coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Tropical Storm Seymour forecast to become a hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:36:00 +0200wncn (en)

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Seymour is strengthening not far from Mexico’s coast and forecast to become a hurricane on Monday. The National Hurricane Center said Sunday night that the storm is centered about 370 miles (595 km) south-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Three more Florida counties designated for post-Hurricane Hermine public

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:17:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Three more counties in Florida can now request funding from FEMA to cover disaster-related expenses caused by Hurricane Hermine. Federal assistance has been extended to Columbia, Gadsden and Hernando counties. The state, local and tribal governments and certain private....

Haiti: Haïti-Matthew : Adoption de nouvelles stratégies pour une meilleure distribution de l’aide humanitaire, annonce le gouvernement

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:09:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

P-au-P, 20 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Le gouvernement annonce l’adoption de nouvelles stratégies pour une meilleure distribution de l’aide humanitaire, dans un communiqué du Ministère de l’intérieur et des collectivités territoriales (Mict) en date du 19 octobre 2016 et transmis à AlterPresse.

Haiti: Matthew : L’Association des industries d’Haïti, préoccupée par l’ampleur de la catastrophe dans les départements affectés

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:09:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

P-au-P, 21 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- L’Association des industries d’Haïti (Adih) se dit préoccupée par l’ampleur de la catastrophe qui a frappé le Grand Sud, le Nord-Ouest, et toutes les autres zones du pays, dans une note de presse en date du 18 octobre 2016. L’Adih estime que le processus de réhabilitation sera long et difficile.

Seymour to Become a Hurricane

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:06:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Tropical Storm Seymour formed Sunday afternoon off the coast of Mexico. This system is forecast to become a hurricane but is no threat to land. Seymour is the 18th-named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season. Tropical Storm Seymour formed Sunday afternoon well off the coast of Mexico and is expected to become a hurricane.

Haiti: AMDA Emergency Relief for Hurricane Matthew (Haiti) 07

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:53:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

On October 18th, AMDA Haiti and AMDA Japan team participated in WHO Health Cluster meeting and presented AMDA team’s medical activities at Sentre Sante de Moron hospital. After the meeting, the joint team moved to Moron and continued medical activities.

Typhoon Haima causes heavy damage in Guangdong

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:36:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Disasters brought by Typhoon Haima have affected 1.69 million people in south China 's Guangdong Province, said the provincial civil affairs department on Sunday. Typhoon Haima barreled into Guangdong Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities.

Daytona Beach hotels struggle after Hurricane Matthew

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 03:35:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Property appraisers say Hurricane Matthew left more than $67 million in damages to hotels and motels in Volusia County, a popular tourist area that includes Daytona Beach. The director at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Daytona Beach Shores says the hotel has water intrusion in 90 percent of the rooms.

Houston church opens again after Hurricane Ike destruction

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 02:32:00 +0200chron (en)

Brick by brick, Pastor Joseph Johnson has built a new home for his congregation. The Greater Mt. Oliver Missionary Baptist Church was destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008 - but Sunday the church unveiled its brand new building with a dedication ceremony. "We are here to give God all the praises and the glory," Johnson told the enthusiastic crowd.

It’s time to automate voter registration

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 02:04:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

A volunteer sets up a voter registration station before a viewing event for the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government. (Dominick Reuter/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE via Getty Images) JUDGES IN Virginia and Florida ordered officials to....

Second Hurricane Matthew Relief Drive collects food and supplies for NC, SC families

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:19:00 +0200wlos (en)

WLOS — ASHEVILLLE, N.C. -- After Hurricane Matthew, many people in communities like Princeville are still in need of basic supplies. News 13, along with iHeart Radio, Eblen Charities and the Citizen-Times holds a second Asheville relief drive on Monday for victims of Hurricane Matthew in North and South Carolina.

N.C. floods cause voting challenges

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:59:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

October 23, 2016, 6:04 PM North Carolina is one of 30 states where early-voting for the presidential election is now underway. But in a state where 27 people were killed earlier this month by floods from Hurricane Matthew, many flood victims are struggling to even make it to the voting booth. Jamie Yuccas has more.

A TOTAL of 7448 students will be sitting for the Fiji Year 13 Certificate Examination in 161 centres around the country today. more...

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:14:00 +0200fijitimes (en)

A TOTAL of 7448 students will be sitting for the Fiji Year 13 Certificate Examination in 161 centres around the country today. Education Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy has urged students sitting for the examination in cyclone ravaged areas to do their best and be living proof that they are "stronger than Winston".

SPACE TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP FIGHT PACIFIC DISASTERS, WORKSHOP TOLD

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:21:00 +0200pidp (en)

BANGKOK (Nov. 12, 2002 - UNIS/PINA Nius Online)---Harnessing modern technology could save lives in disasters and limit property damage, an Asia-Pacific workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Disaster Management heard. "Many lives could be saved and tragedy mitigated, if effective disaster....

Babysitting NC’s dams around the clock

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 22:26:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Harriett Shooter can’t see the dam at the north end of J.C. Keith Lake from her house, but looking out during Hurricane Matthew she saw the water rise 10 feet into her back yard in less than an hour and knew the old earthen structure had blown. “I saw the water coming up, up, up,” she said. “That’s when I knew this wasn’t just rain.

Rain dumped by hurricane causes at least 17 dams to fail

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:00:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least 17 dams in North Carolina burst from the rain dumped by Hurricane Matthew, most of them in the Cape Fear River Basin. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/2edkN0v ) state inspectors knew where the rains could cause catastrophic failures.

Rain dumped by hurricane causes at least 17 dams to fail

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:47:00 +0200wncn (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At least 17 dams in North Carolina burst from the rain dumped by Hurricane Matthew, most of them in the Cape Fear River Basin. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( http://bit.ly/2edkN0v ) state inspectors knew where the rains could cause catastrophic failures.

Aid slowly arriving in Haiti as hurricane clean-up gets underway

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:43:00 +02007days (en)

Cholera patients at a makeshift clinic. Aid convoys are finally getting through to areas of Haiti worst hit by Hurricane Matthew, now that some roads washed out by have been cleared. An international response to the staggering blow delivered by Hurricane Matthew to southwestern Haiti was finally....

Hurricane threatens some of Florida’s most populated cities

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:43:00 +02007days (en)

Hurricane Matthew spared Florida’s most heavily populated stretch from a catastrophic blow on Friday but threatened some of the south’s most historic and picturesque cities with ruinous flooding and wind damage as it pushed its way up the coastline. Among the cities in the crosshairs were St.

Interracial Couple Marry Despite Thieves, Hurricane Hitting Their Home

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +0200eurweb (en)

*Despite their home being hit by Hurricane Matthew and burglars stealing many of their wedding items, interracial couple and Sharifa Mattis couldn’t be stopped from walking down the aisle on Saturday. The couple evacuated their home in Raleigh, North Carolina during Hurricane Matthew.

Rain dumped by hurricane causes at least 17 dams to fail

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:24:00 +0200wbtv (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - At least 17 dams in North Carolina burst from the rain dumped by Hurricane Matthew, most of them in the Cape Fear River Basin. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( http://bit.ly/2edkN0v ) state inspectors knew where the rains could cause catastrophic failures.

- Destruction -

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:22:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Une femme prépare à manger près des débris de sa maison détruite par l'ouragan Matthew à Jérémie (sud-ouest d'Haiti) Une femme prépare à manger près des débris de sa maison détruite par l'ouragan Matthew à Jérémie (sud-ouest d'Haiti) ....

Mountain Province under state of calamity: Lawin leaves 2,000 homeless

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:57:00 +0200sunstar (en)

OVER 2,000 evacuees have been left in the aftermath of super typhoon Lawin in 45 evacuation centers all over the region. The Department of Social Welfare and Development has logged as of press time 2, 688 individuals representing 77 families in the Cordillera housed in 45 evacuation centers.

Typhoon damage hits P20.2B

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

THE damage caused by typhoons “Karen” and “Lawin” to the country’s infrastructure and farm sector has reached P20.2 billion, authorities reported on Sunday. This developed as the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said the death toll from Super Typhoon “Lawin”....

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:47:00 +0200izf (fr)

De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel. Dans ce décor similaire à celui qu'était....

Cagayan under state of calamity

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:23:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

From Tuguegarao City, Duterte was scheduled to proceed to Ilagan town in Isabela province. Duterte was on a state visit to China when the super typhoon slammed into Cagayan and Isabela provinces last week, and arrived Friday, a day after “Lawin” exited the country.

Farm losses hit P10b; 120,000 displaced

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:23:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

The department made its statement even as Malacañang said more than half a million people or 120,500 families were affected by “Lawin.” The department said the typhoon affected 69,947 farmers and 467,068 hectares of farmland in Regions 1, 2, 3 and 5. Prices up.

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:07:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel. Dans ce décor similaire à celui qu'était Port-au-Prince....

Storm-damaged Cumberland Island may reopen by end of October

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:57:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

CUMBERLAND ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - The National Park Service says Cumberland Island may reopen to the public by the end of October after it suffered damage from Hurricane Matthew. The island, home to more than 15 square miles of federally protected wilderness, has been shut down since the Category 2 hurricane raked the Georgia coast two weeks ago.

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:51:00 +0200rtbf (fr)

Segoire s'apprête à construire un abri de fortune après le passage de l'ouragan Matthew qui a détruit son habitation, près de Jérémie, le 22 octobre 2016 - © HECTOR RETAMAL De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute....

AP Top Science News at 9:20 a.m. EDT

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:50:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

Space station accepts 1st Virginia delivery in 2 years. Major California river adding key ingredient: water. Strong quake in western Japan knocks out power, injures 7. Hard crash-landing may have wrecked Europe's Mars probe. Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China . New 3D technology raises hopes for the coldest of cold cases.

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:46:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel. Dans ce décor similaire à celui qu'était Port-au-Prince....

After Hurricane, Haiti Confronts Scars From 2010 Earthquake Recovery

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:43:00 +0200haitian-truth (en)

While many families simply buried their dead and moved on, to count an official fatality, the government requires the first and last names of the victim, along with the manner of death. “This is not a fixed number,” said Marie Alta Jean-Baptiste, the head of the nation’s civil protection agency. “But here in Haiti, data is a big problem.

1987’S ARTICLE 149 MAY SAVE THE NATION FROM COMPLETE FAILURE

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:43:00 +0200haitian-truth (en)

ARTICLE 149: Should the office of the President of the Republic become vacant for any reason, the President of the Supreme Court of the Republic, or in his absence, the Vice President of that Court, or in his absence, the judge with the highest seniority and so on by order of seniority, shall be....

Haiti: Haiti: Hurricane Matthew Logistics Working Group - Situation Update (21 October 2016)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview.  Hurricane Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais (south-western Haiti) on 4 October at 11:00 UTC, as a very intense Category 4 Hurricane. It then crossed the department of Grande Anse (south-western Haiti) provoking severe damage to road and ICT infrastructures.

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:41:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

D e maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel. Dans ce décor similaire à celui qu'était Port-au-Prince....

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:39:00 +0200LePoint (fr)

De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel. Dans ce décor similaire à celui qu'était Port-au-Prince....

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:26:00 +0200challenges (fr)

Segoire s'apprête à construire un abri de fortune après le passage de l'ouragan Matthew qui a détruit son habitation, près de Jérémie, le 22 octobre 2016 -AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL. De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute....

Haïti: l'aide internationale totalement désorganisée après Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:24:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Jérémie (Haïti) - De maigres constructions de tôles et de bois sont regroupées au bord de la route qui mène à la ville de Jérémie: faute d'assistance humanitaire, une poignée de familles sinistrées par l'ouragan ont décidé de se réunir dans ce camp informel.

Haïti - Humanitaire : Le Japon aux côtés d'Haïti

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:19:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

23/10/2016 08:45:42 Dans le cadre de l’appel Flash de fonds humanitaire de 119,8 millions de dollars lancé à Genève par les Nations-Unis, le 10 octobre dernier, http://www.haitilibre.com/article-18897-haiti-flash-l-onu-lance-un-appel-eclair-de-120-millions-d-aide-pour-haiti.

Haïti - Politique : Vers une stratégie d'aide adaptée aux plus vulnérables...

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:19:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Vendredi au Palais National, le Président de facto Jocelerme Privert, a rencontré Jean René Antoine Nicolas Ministre des Affaires Sociales et du Travail (MAST) et Mme Marie Denise Claude, Ministre à la Condition féminine et aux Droits des Femmes, autour de la situation des personnes les plus....

iciHaïti - Venezuela : 328 tonnes d'aide supplémentaire pour Haïti

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:19:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

23/10/2016 07:55:37 Samedi, les bateaux Tango 64 et Tango 63 ont pris la mer, depuis l'État de Vargas au Venezuela, chargés d'aide de solidarité pour les populations de Cuba et d’Haïti, touchés durement par l'ouragan Matthew au début octobre. Néstor Reverol Torres, le Ministre de l'Intérieur,....

Haïti - Politique : Le Venezuela a proposé à l'ONU un plan de solidarité avec Haïti

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:19:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Jeudi, au siège de l'Organisation des Nations Unies (ONU), à New York, en marge d’une réunion de haut niveau sur la situation en Haïti Post-Matthew, Delcy Rodríguez la Ministre vénézuélienne des Affaires étrangères, à l’issue d’une rencontre avec le Secrétaire général Ban Ki-moon, le Premier....

Typhoon damage to agri, infra hit P10.22B - Monday, 24 October 2016

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:06:00 +0200tribuneonline (en)

The damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by typhoons “Karen” and “Lawin” has so far reached P10.22 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said yesterday. Losses in agriculture amounted to P10.19 billion with 244,780 metric tons of production wasted. The rice sector shared 98 percent of the total losses, affecting 60,494 farmers.

Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control director reflects on two floods

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:04:00 +0200thegazette (en)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Diane Webber marked the end of her seventh year in Cedar Rapids with the same kind of event that brought her in the first place: a flood. Webber, program manager for Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control, originally was dispatched to Cedar Rapids during the 2008 flood as part of her role....

Haïti: désorganisation de l'aide, camps informels et bousculades

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:01:00 +0200lapresse-CA (fr)

Dans ce décor similaire à celui qu'était Port-au-Prince après le séisme de 2010, où tout espace disponible était occupé par les centaines de milliers de sinistrés, Dominique Pierre-Louis tente de faire démarrer une moto couverte de boue. «Je répare cette moto pour essayer après de gagner un peu....

Dagupan City still flooded days after onslaught of ‘Lawin’

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan: Three days after the onslaught of super Typhoon Lawin, the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) in this city is still on red alert as water from upland municipalities is still flowing to the city, flooding to date more than 10 barangay (villages).

Duterte leads distribution of relief goods

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte was in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on Sunday, to lead distribution of relief goods and provision of Emergency Shelter Assistance to families affected by Super Typhoon “Lawin,” which devastated Cagayan Valley (Region 2) late last week.

30 more days of job help in typhoon-hit areas eyed

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Sunday said emergency employment in areas greatly affected by super Typhoon Lawin may be extended up to 30 days. “Due to the extent of damage in the regions, particularly in Isabela and Cagayan, the emergency employment may extend up to 30 days,” DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd said.

Philippines: Form 2-Situation Update No. 4 Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Sunday, 23 October 2016 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

1. HIGHLIGHTS Super Typhoon Haima made its landfall in Penablanca, Cagayan on 20 October 2016 at 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph. Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential were experienced across the northern Luzon region along with....

"Talking the Tropics With Mike": Cold front plows into the Caribbean - Oct. 23rd

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:38:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Oct. 23, 2016 - A strong cold front has plowed deep into the Atlantic to near Hispaniola & into the Central Caribbean. This is easily the farthest south a cold front has penetrated this hurricane season. Cool, very dry air follows the front, & it seems to have triggered the true switch to autumn for the hurricane season.

Developing storm threatens Myanmar, Bangladesh

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:16:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

A developing tropical depression in the northern Bay of Bengal is expected to bring flooding rain to Myanmar and Bangladesh in the coming days. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the depression will track northeastwards towards Myanmar through Sunday, before curving northwestwards towards Bangladesh.

More Hurricane Sandy-like storms predicted

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:02:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By Tim Sandle 57 mins ago in Environment Hurricane Sandy, which devastated New York and other coastal cities, could be the start of a new weather norm, with an increase in cyclonical wind events, according to a new study. The research predicts, based on a worst case scenario, that such storms will be come 17 times more common by the year 2020.

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Snapshot (as of 23 October 2016 - 1700HH)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, with Category 4 strength on 19 October 2016. Most of Northern Luzon provinces have been affected, shelter and infrastructures damaged and low-lying communities flooded.

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima Situation Report No. 4 (as of 23 October 2016)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • About 68 per cent of the 148,000 still displaced by Typhoon Haima are in Region II. • There are still 36,000 people in evacuation centres and another 112,000 people who are home-based. • The number of damaged or destroyed houses has risen in excess of 46,000.

Le typhon Haima provoque de nombreux dégâts dans le sud de la Chine

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:58:00 +0200french-news (fr)

GUANGZHOU, 23 octobre (Xinhua) -- Des catastrophes provoquées par le typhon Haima ont affecté 1,69 million d'habitants dans la province chinoise du Guangdong (sud), a annoncé dimanche le département provincial des affaires civiles. Le typhon Haima a frappé vendredi la province du Guangdong, apportant des pluies torrentielles dans plusieurs villes.

Typhoon Haima causes heavy damage in south China province

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:45:00 +0200sinacom (en)

GUANGZHOU, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Disasters brought by Typhoon Haima have affected 1.69 million people in south China 's Guangdong Province, said the provincial civil affairs department on Sunday. Typhoon Haima barreled into Guangdong Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities.

Tropical Depression Twenty-E Has Formed

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:43:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. A new tropical depression has formed in the eastern Pacific. This system is forecast to strengthen but is no threat to land. Tropical Depression Twenty-E has formed well off the coast of Mexico and is expected to strengthen over the next several days.

BOEM and Atlantic Sand Assessment Project

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:28:00 +0200marinelink (en)

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of....

Un homme imperturbable dans un café inondé sème l'hilarité

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 12:06:00 +0200lematin-CH (fr)

Avec les pluies diluviennes qui précèdent l'arrivée du Typhon Haima , à Hong Kong, la région connait de forte inondations. Un centre commercial dans le quartier de Wan Chai, submergé a été le théâtre d'une scène surréaliste. Un homme, occupé à lire son journal en buvant un café dans un Starbucks....

L’éphéméride du 23 octobre

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:58:00 +0200Sana-fr (fr)

Damas/ Ci-après l’éphéméride du 23 octobre : 1715 :Naissance de l’empereur russe Pierre II. 1905 : Naissance de Felix Bloch physicien suisse, lauréat du prix Nobel de physique en 1952. 1941 : le Chef d’état-major de l’Union Soviétique, Gueorgui Joukov, conduit les opérations de l’armée rouge pour....

Typhoon Haima causes heavy damage in south China province

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:47:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

GUANGZHOU, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Disasters brought by Typhoon Haima have affected 1.69 million people in south China 's Guangdong Province, said the provincial civil affairs department on Sunday. Typhoon Haima barreled into Guangdong Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities.

Typhoon Haima causes heavy damage in south China province

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:42:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

DISASTERS brought by Typhoon Haima have affected 1.69 million people in south China 's Guangdong Province, said the provincial civil affairs department on Sunday. Typhoon Haima barreled into Guangdong Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities.

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Snapshot (as of 23 October 2016)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:37:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, with Category 4 strength on 19 October 2016. Most of Northern Luzon provinces have been affected, shelter and infrastructures damaged and low-lying communities flooded.

Philippines: Typhoon Haima Infographic as of 23 October 2016

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:54:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

. United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

As Matthew churns toward U.S., more than 1 million ordered evacuated in S.C.

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:40:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

More than 1 million people in coastal South Carolina were under evacuation orders Wednesday and state-of-emergency preparations were in force in Florida and Georgia as powerful Hurricane Matthew churned its way toward U.S. shores. Matthew, one of the strongest storms in a decade, rolled through the....

The warning siren no one heard: St. Petersburg experienced a massive sewage dump in 2013

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:38:00 +0200tampabay (en)

In 2013, heavy rains forced public works officials to flush 10.5 million gallons of partially treated sewage into the ground using the injection wells at the Southwest wastewater treatment plant near Eckerd College. The city's sewage system was at full capacity: all four wastewater plants were online and able to handle 68.

Death toll from typhoon Lawin in Philippines rises to 15

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:18:00 +0200azernews (en)

Death toll from the Lawin typhoon, also known as Haima , has reached 15, local media reported, citing Philippine officials, Sputnik International reported. A total of 13 of the fatalities were killed in separate landslides in Cordillera Administrative Region and two casualties in Isabela province,....

Models showed from Oct 1 that Matthew would avoid Ja, says US meteorologist

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:15:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

An American meteorologist and blogger at Weather Underground has said that it became clear to him from as early as Saturday night, October 1, that Hurricane Matthew would not have hit Jamaica, even as local forecasters were warning the country to prepare for some effects from the cyclone.

Duterte blames industrialized nations anew for devastating typhoons

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:11:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA President Duterte on Sunday slammed industrialized nations anew for their climate-warming emissions which stoke the intensity of tropical cyclones that typically leave large swathes of destruction in the Philippines . At the same time, Duterte reiterated that his administration will not honor....

Dagupan still flooded 3 days after 'Lawin' onslaught

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:51:00 +0200sunstar (en)

THE City Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) in Dagupan is still on red alert as water from upland municipalities is still flowing to the city, flooding to date more than 10 barangays. Being the catch basin of all water from upstream of the Sinocalan river, Dagupan City catches all the....

Death toll from typhoon Lawin in Philippines rises to 15

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:20:00 +0200trendnews-az (en)

Death toll from the Lawin typhoon, also known as Haima , has reached 15, local media reported, citing Philippine officials, Sputnik International reported. A total of 13 of the fatalities were killed in separate landslides in Cordillera Administrative Region and two casualties in Isabela province,....

CCRIF pays out to four countries hit by Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:45:00 +0200jamaica-gleaner (en)

Regional catastrophe insurer CCRIF has paid out US$29.2 million to four Caribbean countries battered by Hurricane Matthew at the top of this month. The largest payments went to Haiti - around US$23.4 million of which US$3 million was for excessive rainfall - where at least 500 people were killed , while St Lucia collected a $3.

NDRRMC: No need for foreign aid yet

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:38:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA -- The national government has not requested for foreign aid assistance following the destruction caused by typhoon "Lawin" since there are still enough relief supplies to be given out, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC) Council said.

'Lawin' damage on agriculture, infrastructure reaches P2-B

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:21:00 +0200sunstar (en)

MANILA. A worker stands by the debris a day after Super Typhoon Lawin caused some landslides in Baguio City and other areas in northern Philippines Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. (AP) MANILA -- Super Typhoon Lawin's estimated damage to agricultural and infrastructure in four regions has reached P2 billion,....

Philippines: Philippines: IFRC seeks CHF 3 million to assist Typhoon Haima survivors

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

23 October, 2016 - Kuala Lumpur/Geneva: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is appealing for 3 million Swiss Francs (3 million US dollars) to support the Philippine Red Cross in delivering assistance to 20,000 people affected by Typhoon Haima over a period of 10 months.

Two dead after 174 criminals escape from cells in ‘armed prison break’

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:56:00 +0200express (en)

GETTY Police are looking out for potential escapees The Haiti government tweeted: "The government condemns in the strongest terms the incidents at Arcahaie civil prison, which was targeted on Saturday by a mutiny." One local described “Dozens of vehicles carrying heavily armed UN and Haitian forces” seen around the area of the break out.

Making sure women and girls are included in Haiti hurricane response

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:30:00 +0200unmultimedia-en (en)

The World Food Programme (WFP) and their local partner Fondation pour le Développement et L'encadrement de la Famille Haïtienne (Fondefh), distribute food to residents of Torbek, a commune on the outskirts of Les Cayes that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Matthew. UN Photo/ Logan Abassi.

Hundreds connected with resources to receive help needed after Hurricane Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:44:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

. Hundreds of families were connected with vital resources Friday to get the help they need with damage from Hurricane Matthew.

Five killed as torrential rains hit hurricane ravaged Haiti

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:14:00 +0200themontserratreporter (en)

“In the commune of Baie-de-Henne, two houses close to a ravine were swept away by floodwaters Thursday night,” said Jose Rethone, a civil protection official in the Nord-Ouest department. “We recovered five bodies, and a person who was in one of the houses and swept away is still missing,” he added.

Typhoon Haima strikes China after killing 13 in the Philippines (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 05:07:00 +0200rt (en)

The large eye of Typhoon has just made landfall in China . pic.twitter.com/kdz9DVxBG2 Philip Klotzbach (@philklotzbach) October 21, 2016 Flood? Keep calm and keep reading: "Starbucks uncle" becomes latest meme, after typhoon sweeps through CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews) October 22, 2016 The tropical cyclone....

Top Asian News 2:19 a.m. GMT

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:57:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

BANGKOK (AP) — A massive crowd gathered in central Bangkok on Saturday to sing a special version of Thailand's royal anthem in honor of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died this month. A large field in front of the ornate Grand Palace complex was packed with black-clad mourners, as were all the approach roads.

Virginia 23 hour ago 10:31 p.m. McAuliffe requests federal disaster declaration

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:52:00 +020013newsnow (en)

RICHMOND, Va. (WVEC) -- Governor Terry McAuliffe has asked President Obama for a federal disaster declaration so the Commonwealth can address the damage left behind by Hurricane Matthew. The governor is requesting Individual Assistance Programs and Small Business Administration disaster loans for the 7 Cities.

4 days after 'Lawin,' vital aid still trudging to isolated Kalinga towns

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:34:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA - Urgent relief aid is still failing to reach Pasil and Balbalan towns in Kalinga province Sunday, four days after Typhoon ''Lawin'' smashed roads and bridges leading to the two highland areas. Footage from DZMM's Edwin Sevidal shows boulders, mud and tree trunks covering the roads and making the delivery of relief supplies difficult.

Typhoon Lawin pummels PH

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:34:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Super typhoon Lawin, one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines , left a trail of destruction in Northern Luzon, killing at least 12 people. It also left millions in damages to property, infrastructure, and agriculture.

Philippines: Laboratory Diagnosis for Outbreak-Prone Infectious Diseases after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), Philippines

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:07:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

AUTHORS. Mariko Saito-Obata, Mayuko Saito, Titus Tan, Inez Andrea P. Medado, Clyde Dapat, Michiko Okamoto, Raita Tamaki, Rowena C. Capistrano, Edelwisa Segubre-Mercado, Socorro P. Lupisan, Hitoshi Oshitani. ABSTRACT. Introduction: Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the central part of the Philippines on November 8, 2013.

Haiti: HAÏTI : Ouragan Matthew Rapport de situation No. 14 (21 octobre 2016)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 04:07:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

Ce rapport est produit par le Bureau des Nations Unies pour la Coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA) en Haïti en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA Haïti et couvre la période du 19 au 21 octobre 2016. Le prochain rapport sera publié le 24 octobre.

N. Koreans displaced by flooding hovers around 300,000

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:59:00 +0200koreatimes (en)

The number of North Koreans displaced by devastating floods that ravaged northeastern parts of the country hovers around 300,000, a local researcher said Sunday. The total estimate is four times larger than what Pyongyang announced in the past after Typhoon Lionrock caused heavy rainfall, landslides and flooding.

Mass prison break in Haiti, 174 inmates flee after killing guard

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:10:00 +0200tribune (en)

Dozens of inmates broke out of a northern Haitian prison on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, authorities said, as they launched a manhunt with support from U.N. peacekeepers for the 174 fugitives. Haiti’s Minister Of Justice, Camille Edouard Junior, said one prisoner died after....

Haiti: ROK to Provide Hurricane-hit Haiti with US$500,000 in Humanitarian Assistance

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The government of the Republic of Korea will offer humanitarian assistance worth some 500,000 US dollars to Haiti, where Hurricane Matthew on October 4 caused massive damage to its people and property. The Haitian government, having declared October 8-11 as a period of national mourning, is working....

Haiti: Emergency Grant Aid in response to Hurricane “Matthew” disaster in the Republic of Haiti

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

On October 21, the Government of Japan decided to implement Emergency Grant Aid of 3 million US dollars through United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and United Nations Development....

Alberta rescue dogs and handlers join Haiti's post-hurricane search efforts

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 01:32:00 +0200edmontonsun (en)

Weeks after hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, Edmonton-based search and rescuers including their specialized dogs are on the ground scouring the rubble for survivors. “It is absolute chaos,” said Richard Lee, president of the Canadian Search and Disaster Dogs Association.

Alberta rescue dogs and handlers join Haiti's post-hurricane search efforts

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:36:00 +0200edmontonjournal (en)

Weeks after hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti, Edmonton-based search and rescuers — including their specialized dogs — are on the ground scouring the rubble for survivors. “It is absolute chaos,” said Richard Lee, president of the Canadian Search and Disaster Dogs Association.

Venezuela sends new shipments of aid to Cuba, Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:23:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

CARACAS, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- The government of Venezuela sent on Saturday two shipments of equipment and supply to help rebuild houses and infrastructure in Cuba and Haiti, after Hurricane Matthew caused damages there. The two ships left the port of La Guaira, 28 km from Caracas, bounded for Havana and Port-au-Prince.

FEMA extends disaster assistance 13 mins ago

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:20:00 +0200abcactionnews (en)

FLORIDA - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended federal emergency aid to eight Florida Counties. This is for disaster related expenses following Hurricane Hermine. Federal assistance is now being provided in Citrus, Dixie, Hernando, Hillsborough, Leon, Levy, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.

After Hurricane Matthew, Town Wonders: Rebuild Or Relocate?

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:13:00 +0200npr (en)

Flooding from Hurricane Matthew wrecked hundreds of homes in Princeville, N.C. It's the second time the town has flooded in 20 years. Now residents debate whether to rebuild or just relocate.

Historic African-American town slowly reopens after Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:23:00 +0200wbtv (en)

By MARTHA WAGGONER Associated Press. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The mayor of Princeville says the historic African-American town in eastern North Carolina is slowly reopening to residents after Hurricane Matthew. Mayor Bobbie Jones said in a phone interview Saturday that about a quarter of the town's....

Historic African-American town slowly reopens after Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:07:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Two weeks after she fled her home in Princeville with her husband and three children, Susan Morris returned to find the only major damage left by Hurricane Matthew was some damage to her roof. "Blessed. Amazing. Thankful," Morris, 59, said in a phone interview Saturday when asked how it felt to walk back into the home they left on Oct.

Photos#x3a;HurricaneMatthewdebrispileupinJacksonvilleBeach

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:03:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Photos: Hurricane Matthew debris pile up in Jacksonville Beach Photos: Hurricane Matthew debris pile up in - (1/5) Published on 4:43 PM. Photos: Hurricane Matthew debris pile up in - (1/5) Published on 4:43 PM. Photos: Hurricane Matthew debris pile up in - (2/5) Published on 4:43 PM.

Historic African-American town slowly reopens after Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:58:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of Princeville says the historic African-American town in eastern North Carolina is slowly reopening to residents after Hurricane Matthew. Mayor Bobbie Jones said in a phone interview Saturday that about a quarter of the town's 2,200 residents were allowed to return....

Historic African-American town slowly reopens after Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:44:00 +0200wncn (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mayor of Princeville says the historic African-American town in eastern North Carolina is slowly reopening to residents after Hurricane Matthew. Mayor Bobbie Jones said in a phone interview Saturday that about a quarter of the town’s 2,200 residents were allowed to return....

Cuba refuses US help in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:06:00 +0200blastingnews (en)

, in a sign that the relationship between the Cold War foes remains frustratingly frosty. Several US-based charities have said the Cuban government is refusing to let them fly in aid , while the US government’s international development department, USAID, told The Sunday Telegraph that they have not....

Haiti: Point de situation : Près de 806 000 personnes en situation d’urgence alimentaire en Haïti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:00:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

L’ouragan Matthew a frappé la pointe sud-ouest d’Haïti le 4 octobre dernier, affectant 20% de la population haïtienne, en particulier dans les départements du Sud et de la Grand’Anse. D’après les derniers chiffres de la Direction de la Protection civile (DPC), confirmés par l’OCHA le 17 octobre,....

Haiti: Carribbean - Hurricane Matthew (ECHO) (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 October 2016)

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:00:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

◾In Haiti, heavy rains are reported in the Lower Northwest department. Baie de Henne is flooded and at least 300 houses have been affected with five people reported dead and 1 missing. Road stretches are also cut off. In Anse Rouge, 115 houses have been damaged and losses in livelihoods are....

FEMA help for Columbia County

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:31:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Three more counties in Florida can now request funding from FEMA. Federal assistance has been extended to Columbia, Gadsden and Hernando counties. Three additional Florida counties hit by Hurricane Matthew to cover disaster-related expenses and the repair or rebuilding of critical infrastructure.

Virginia-Beach 13 mins ago 1:08 p.m. Residents of Va. Beach apartment complex forced from homes due to

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +020013newsnow (en)

Due to toxic pollutants and sewer water in particular units, officials declared them unsafe for occupancy and said that residents must gather their belongings and fully vacate the premises by Monday. Shannon Kane, a Virginia Beach City Councilwoman who represents the district where Waypoint at....

Video: Inside hurricane-ravaged Haiti hospital

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:14:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

The maternity unit at Beaumont hospital in Grand’ Anse, Haiti, lies in ruin. Smashed glass carpets the delivery rooms, water drips in from holes in the ceiling and papers and medical instruments are scattered across the floor. The scene represents the crippling position in which Haiti finds itself....

Top Asian News 5:22 p.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:45:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Fort Pulaski still recovering after Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:34:00 +0200accesswdun (en)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) It remains uncertain when Fort Pulaski will reopen to the public after Hurricane Matthew roared past the national monument two weeks ago, officials said. "The damage was pretty devastating," said Melissa Memory, Fort Pulaski National Monument superintendent.

BON À SAVOIR:GUSTAVO GALLON EST EN HAITI.

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:31:00 +0200haitian-truth (fr)

Oct 20, 2016. Gustavo Gallon,c’est l’expert indépendant des Nations-Unies pour les droits humains. Monsieur Gallon est dans nos murs pour dresser un rapport sur la situation des droits humains au lendemain du passage de l’ouragan Matthew les lundi 3 et mardi 4 octobre 2016. Senior Gallon en est à sa sixième visite en Haïti.

12:49 Cuba: House Building Modules Given Free to Affected Baracoa People

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:22:00 +0200plenglish (en)

22 de octubre de 2016, 12:49 Baracoa, Cuba, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 construction modules were delivered free to people in Baracoa, whose houses were totally destroyed by Hurricane Matthew which ravaged the eastern tip of the island. The module consists of 500 tiles, nails, pieces of....

Top Asian News 4:37 p.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:15:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

16 killed in Philippines due to typhoon Haima

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:13:00 +0200newindianexpress (en)

MANILA: At least 16 persons were killed in the Philippines due to super typhoon Haima , locally named as Lawin, an official said on Saturday. According to National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Ricardo Jalad, most of the casualties came from Cordillera region due to landslides.

Remote Area Medical sends relief to hurricane-hit Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:12:00 +0200newsok (en)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Remote Area Medical founder Stan Brock has been coming to Haiti since the 1970s. But the post-Hurricane Matthew landscape is devastation even beyond what he's seen before in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. "These were already desperate people," Brock said Tuesday from Haiti.

As 1 part of S.C. recovers from flood, another is in a drought

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:06:00 +0200aikenstandard (en)

GREENVILLE — As one part of South Carolina continues to recover from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew, another area is suffering a drought. The Greenville News reports ( http://grnol.co/2erklgV ) Upstate residents are being asked to conserve by limiting nonessential use of water, such as irrigating lawns and washing cars.

Residents of Va. Beach apartment

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:52:00 +020013newsnow (en)

Due to toxic pollutants and sewer water in particular units, officials declared them unsafe for occupancy and said that residents must gather their belongings and fully vacate the premises by Monday. Residents' security deposits are expected to be refunded.

Remote Area Medical sends relief to hurricane-hit Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:34:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Remote Area Medical founder Stan Brock has been coming to Haiti since the 1970s. But the post-Hurricane Matthew landscape is devastation even beyond what he's seen before in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. "These were already desperate people," Brock said Tuesday from Haiti. "Now they have nothing.

Remote Area Medical sends relief to hurricane-hit Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:32:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Remote Area Medical founder Stan Brock has been coming to Haiti since the 1970s. But the post-Hurricane Matthew landscape is devastation even beyond what he's seen before in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. "These were already desperate people," Brock said Tuesday from Haiti.

Fort Pulaski still recovering after Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:22:00 +0200wbtv (en)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Officials say they're not certain when Fort Pulaski will reopen to the public after Hurricane Matthew roared past the national monument two weeks ago. Fort Pulaski National Monument Superintendent Melissa Memory said that damage "was pretty devastating.

As 1 part of SC recovers from flood, another is in a drought

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:22:00 +0200wbtv (en)

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - As one part of South Carolina continues to recover from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew, another area is suffering a drought. The Greenville News reports ( http://grnol.co/2erklgV ) Upstate residents are being asked to conserve by limiting nonessential use of water, such as irrigating lawns and washing cars.

Gibson: PLP to decide soon on convention fate

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:14:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) Convention Committee Shane Gibson said yesterday that senior members of the PLP have made a strong case as to why the organization should put off its national convention, set for late November, in light of the devastation caused in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

As 1 part of SC recovers from flood, another is in a drought

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:07:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As one part of South Carolina continues to recover from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew, another area is suffering a drought. The Greenville News reports (http://grnol.co/2erklgV) Upstate residents are being asked to conserve by limiting nonessential use of water, such as irrigating lawns and washing cars.

Top Asian News 3:10 p.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:44:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

As 1 part of SC recovers from flood, another is in a drought

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:33:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

As one part of South Carolina continues to recover from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew, another area is suffering a drought. The Greenville News reports (http://grnol.co/2erklgV) Upstate residents are being asked to conserve by limiting nonessential use of water, such as irrigating lawns and washing cars.

Haïti : Moron après Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:25:00 +0200LeMonde (fr)

Les travailleurs humanitaires le savent aussi bien que la marée humaine qui fait le siège du petit édifice religieux : le compte n’y est pas. Seule une dérisoire fraction des 4 985 familles habitant la commune sera servie – chichement – lors de cette distribution effectuée en accord et en....

‘Lawin’ damage estimated at P658M

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:50:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

THREE days after Super Typhoon “Lawin” left a trail of death and destruction, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said agriculture and infrastructure losses in the Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and Cordillera regions have reached nearly P658 million. Agricultural damage was placed at P75.

Fort Pulaski still recovering after Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:34:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officials say they're not certain when Fort Pulaski will reopen to the public after Hurricane Matthew roared past the national monument two weeks ago. Fort Pulaski National Monument Superintendent Melissa Memory said that damage "was pretty devastating.

Fort Pulaski still recovering after Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:33:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Officials say they're not certain when Fort Pulaski will reopen to the public after Hurricane Matthew roared past the national monument two weeks ago. Fort Pulaski National Monument Superintendent Melissa Memory said that damage "was pretty devastating.

Top Asian News 1:45 p.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:14:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Death toll in Philippines from typhoon Haima climbs to 16

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:55:00 +0200sinacom (en)

MANILA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Death toll in the Philippines from super typhoon Haima , locally named as Lawin, rose to 16, a senior government official said Saturday. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Ricardo Jalad said in an interview with a state-run....

Haïti - USA : 14 millions de dollars d'aide additionnelle de l'USAID

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Haïti - USA : 14 millions de dollars d’aide additionnelle de l’USAID 22/10/2016 08:06:01 Vendredi 21 octobre, l'Agence américaine pour le développement international (USAID) a annoncé un montant supplémentaire de 14 millions de dollars en aide humanitaire, pour soutenir davantage les efforts en....

iciHaïti - Santé : «Le choléra reste la menace la plus pressante»

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

22/10/2016 08:46:18 Cette semaine, l'Ambassadeur américain en Haïti Peter F. Mulrean Mulrean a visité Les Anglais avec des experts des CDC et de l'USAID pour voir de première main la menace du choléra dans les communautés ravagées par l'ouragan. Ils ont parlé longuement avec le personnel médical....

Haïti - FLASH : Une nouvelle catastrophe s'abat sur le pays

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Les pluies torrentielles qui s’abattent depuis jeudi sur plusieurs départements du pays ont aggravé la situation des populations déjà sévèrement touchées par le passage de l’ouragan Matthew, causant plusieurs victimes, des inondations et d’important dommage sur les infrastructures épargnées par l'ouragan d'il y a deux semaines.

iciHaïti - Politique : Le PM, rencontre Ban Ki-moon à New-York

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

22/10/2016 08:17:33 Dans le cadre de sa visite spéciale à New York http://www.haitilibre.com/article-19003-haiti-politique-le-premier-ministre-jean-charles-a-l-onu.html , le Premier Ministre, Enex Jean-Charles s’est entretenu avec le Secrétaire Général de l’Organisation des Nations Unies, Ban Ki-moon.

‘I can’t say goodbye properly’

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:36:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humour and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly two-and-a-half weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Madagascar: MIDIRAMA - Retour aux dures réalités de la vie nationale

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:30:00 +0200allafrica-fr (fr)

Par Patrice Rabe. Pour la population malgache en général, le sommet du COMESA ne correspondait à rien de bien concret. Il s'est tenu bien loin de ses réalités quotidiennes..Et pour cause, l'événement a souffert d'un véritable déficit de communication. Après sa clôture, les organisateurs n'ont pas....

"Talking the Tropics With Mike": Bahamian low zipping north - Oct. 22nd

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:21:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

"Unsettled" SE Bahamas & Central Atlantic....... Wave Invest '99L' has run out of time & much to my surprise will not become a tropical system. The strong upper trough is pulling the system northward w/ strong convection far to the north headed for extreme Eastern New England & areas to the north & northeast.

Death toll in Philippines from typhoon Haima climbs to 16

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:21:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

MANILA, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Death toll in the Philippines from super typhoon Haima , locally named as Lawin, rose to 16, a senior government official said Saturday. National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director Ricardo Jalad said in an interview with a state-run....

La Union under state of calamity

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:20:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union: La Union was placed under a state of calamity on Friday after Typhoon Lawin destroyed almost P240 million in infrastructure projects and agricultural crops, mostly ready-to-harvest rice plants. In a special session on Friday afternoon, Vice Governor Aureo Nisce and....

Top Asian News 12:50 p.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:14:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

LOOK: 'Lawin' leaves massive trail of damage in Kalinga

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:43:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Several barangays in Kalinga are still recovering from the damage left by Super Typhoon Lawin, which displaced residents, damaged houses and isolated towns in northern Luzon this week. Three barangays in Pasil, Kalinga still have no communication lines and have yet to receive aid: In Tabuk City,....

'Lawin' text warnings were sent, disaster agency maintains

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:43:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA - Warnings were sent to mobile phone subscribers ahead of Super Typhoon "Lawin" (international name: Haima ), the disaster monitoring agency said Saturday, contrary to some reports. The alerts were sent to mobile subscribers in areas under storm signals 3 to 5, the highest warning under the....

EXCLUSIVE: Landslides isolate Kalinga town from urgent relief

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:43:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

BALBALAN, Kalinga - Boulders, mud and tree trunks thrown by Super Typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima ) cover roads leading to this highland town, isolating the area and several others from badly-needed aid. A steady stream of murky waters continue to flow from the mountain slopes, down to the....

After hurricane, Haiti confronts scars from 2010 earthquake recovery

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:30:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: The ghosts of 2010 haunt Haiti.They hover over the recovery effort for Hurricane Matthew in its every aspect: the Haitian government’s insistence on coordinating aid, the modest numbers of deaths registered, the struggle to raise sufficient funds, even the blight of cholera now terrorising remote stretches of the countryside.

Top Asian News 11:58 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:14:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Philippines: Form 2-Situation Update No.1: Typhoon Haima (Lawin), Friday, 21 October 2016 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS Super Typhoon Haima made its landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan on 19 October 2016 at 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds of up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph. Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential rains were experienced across the northern Luzon region.

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Snapshot (as of 22 October 2016)

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Typhoon Haima (Lawin) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on 17 October 2016 and made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan province, at 11:00 pm on 19 October. Most provinces in northern Luzon have been greatly affected, including widespread damage to buildings and infrastructures and flooding to low-lying communities.

Cuba: Hurricane Matthew Preliminary Satellite Based Damage Assessment Report: Guantanamo Province, Cuba

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Overview. The first Category 5 Atlantic Hurricane since 2007, Hurricane Matthew, caused widespread destruction along its wake in several countries including Lesser Antilles, Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba, the Bahamas and the United States. Formed near the Windward Islands on the 28th September 2016, the....

'Lawin' leaves P5B agri damage in Cagayan

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:11:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

CAGAYAN - The agricultural damage caused by Typhoon Lawin in Cagayan has reached at least P5 billion, Governor Manuel Mamba said Saturday. Mamba said around 66,000 hectares of rice fields amounting to P5 billion, corn crops worth P498 million and 2,500 hectares of high value crops worth P66 million were damaged after Lawin smashed northern Luzon.

RDRRMC-3 continues to provide aid in typhoon affected areas

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:10:00 +0200sunstar (en)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Member-agencies of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) continue to provide aid to areas in Central Luzon that were affected by typhoon “Karen” and super typhoon “Lawin.” Department of Social Welfare and Development, through the help of Army....

Come hell or high water, Hong Kong’s ‘Starbucks Uncle’ is gonna enjoy his cuppa

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:52:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Think you had a bad day? Just chill like Hong Kong’s ‘Starbucks Uncle’. — Picture via Facebook.com/TVMost HONG KONG, Oct 22 — A Hong Kong man dubbed ‘Starbucks Uncle’ has become an unlikely source of inspiration. The photo shot by medical worker Kristy Chan depicting an elderly man reading his....

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:44:00 +0200therepublic (en)

WASHINGTON The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Nous ne pouvons

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Fallait-il accepter l’aide des Dominicains suite à l’ouragan Matthew ? Si cette aide venue de la République dominicanie fait polémique contrairement à celle des autres États de la communauté internationale, c’est qu’une longue histoire tumultueuse n’a cessé de marquer les relations entre Haïti et celle-là.

Après le déluge Matthew : des eaux de surface au fond de l’abîme (1 de 2)

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Par Leslie Péan, 16 octobre 2016 Les dégâts causés par le cyclone Matthew sont connus. La désolation s’est installée dans le territoire de la Grand’Anse où l’on entend même plus le chant des oiseaux. Rares sont les gazouillis des tourterelles et des sèpantye (charpentiers) à tête rouge qui, nichant....

Soyons solidaires

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Kern E. JEAN-FRANCOIS « S’apitoyer sur le malheur de ses amis est bien, mais leur venir en aide est mieux. » Haïti, ce pays que nous aimons tous charnellement, est présentement devant le Rubicon. À ce tournant tragique de son évolution, il s’avère d’une urgente et impérieuse nécessité pour ses fils....

TPS, rapatriement des sans-papiers et des criminels, Peter Mulrean explique

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

« Je souligne d’abord que la décision [ de reprendre la déportation de ressortissants haïtiens] concerne les nouveaux arrivés à la frontière des États-Unis », a répondu, à brûle-pourpoint, l’ambassadeur américain, Peter Mulrean, voulant couper court aux rumeurs qui laissent entendre que le....

Le CIAT fait des propositions pour éviter aux autorités de répéter les mêmes erreurs d’après 2010

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Les attentes en ce qui a trait à la reconstruction du pays après le tremblement de terre du 12 janvier n’ont pas été comblées. Le Comité interministériel d’aménagement du territoire (CIAT) entend empêcher les autorités de répéter les mêmes erreurs dans les départements touchés par le passage de l’ouragan Matthew.

Beaumont face au désespoir alimentaire

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Dans l'une des communes de la Grand'Anse les plus sévèrement touchées par l’ouragan Matthew, Beaumont, le spectre de l'insécurité alimentaire se manifeste déjà, alors que presque toutes les récoltes ont été décimées et les prix de certains aliments de base ont drastiquement grimpé.

2 'Lawin'-hit towns still isolated, waiting for relief

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:38:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

KALINGA - Two towns in Kalinga have yet to receive aid and relief goods from the government three days after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima ), local disaster officials said. The communities of Pasil and Balbalan remain isolated because roads leading to the areas are....

Philippines: 2,500 Typhoon Survivors to Get Immediate Support

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Relief International teams continue pushing toward typhoon-devasted areas to measure damage and offer first line care in the wake of super storm Haima . Super Typhoon Haima, known locally as Lawin, landed in the Philippines ' Cagayan province late on October 19th packing winds up to 240km/150 miles....

Philippines: ACTED Philippines deploys emergency assessment team after Typhoon Haima

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

At 11pm on Wednesday, October 19th, Typhoon Haima (locally known as Lawin) made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan, with sustained winds of up to 225 km/hr and gusts of up to 315 km/hr. Though the typhoon has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility, Haima left in its wake a path of damage,....

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:20:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

A girl holds a baby as she jumps rope at a school where people have taken refuge after losing their homes to Hurricane Matthew in the village of Mersan in the Camp-Perrin district of Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Aid workers who specialize in working with children in crisis say they fear....

Bressuire. Un concert de l'Ensemble vocal pour les sinistrés d'Haïti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:19:00 +0200courrierdelouest (fr)

A l'initiative des Amis d'un Coin de l'Inde et du Monde (LACIM) et de son comité local de Bressuire, un concert « Notre-Dame de Paris » sera donné dimanche 13 novembre à 16 h 30 à la salle la Broglienne de Breuil-Chaussée par l'Ensemble vocal de Bressuire. L'argent servira à aider les sinistrés d'Haïti.

5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:13:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 14 hours ago in Environment Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said Friday. The victims were in Haiti's northwestern Nord-Ouest....

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 11:11:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

The Associated Press. A girl holds a baby as she jumps rope at a school where people have taken refuge after losing their homes to Hurricane Matthew in the village of Mersan in the Camp-Perrin district of Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Aid workers who specialize in working with children in....

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:58:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

A girl holds a baby as she jumps rope at a school where people have taken refuge after losing their homes to Hurricane Matthew in the village of Mersan in the Camp-Perrin district of Les Cayes, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Aid workers who specialize in working with children in crisis say they fear....

Post-Matthew hope for missing fading in Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:49:00 +0200arkansasonline (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti -- Hopes have dimmed for Haitians combing the countryside for missing relatives roughly 2½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris over parts of the country. The central government says the official toll stands at 546 dead and 128 missing, but many believe that....

Top Asian News 7:52 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Satellite images show Hurricane Matthew's devastating mark on Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Hurricane Matthew left a trail of devastation across Haiti earlier this month after the Category 4 storm flattened houses, flooded streets and killed hundreds of people. New satellite images from NASA's Earth Observatory and DigitalGlobe show the extent of the hurricane's destruction across Haiti's hard-hit southern coast.

LE MONDE EN BREF DU SAMEDI 22 OCTOBRE

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:09:00 +0200aib (fr)

Voici le Monde en bref du samedi 22 octobre. KIRKOUK (Irak) - Des jihadistes ont lancé une série d'attaques meurtrières dans la ville irakienne de Kirkouk où les habitants se sont réveillés au son des explosions et des louanges à la gloire du groupe Etat islamique (EI) scandées par les hauts-parleurs d'une mosquée.

Top Asian News 7:16 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Chine : le typhon Haima sonne l'alerte aux inondations dans le sud

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:21:00 +0200french-news (fr)

(Xinhua/Yao Jun) GUANGZHOU, 22 octobre (Xinhua) -- Le typhon Haima a balayé vendredi le sud de la Chine, apportant des précipitations brutales dans plusieurs villes, tandis que les autorités ont émis rapidement des alertes aux inondations, glissements de terrain ou pour d'autres catastrophes liées à ce mauvais temps.

Typhoon Haima batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:13:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong were deserted Friday as the city was battered by Typhoon Haima after the storm left a trail of deaths and damage in the Philippines . More than 700 flights in and out of Hong Kong were cancelled or delayed, roads were clear of cars and pavements empty, with....

Haiti still wary of aid after 2010 quake

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:11:00 +0200bendbulletin (en)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The ghosts of 2010 haunt Haiti. They hover over the recovery effort for Hurricane Matthew in its every aspect: the Haitian government’s insistence on coordinating aid, the modest numbers of deaths registered, the struggle to raise sufficient funds, even the blight of cholera....

Boy, 7, dies while cleaning up typhoon debris

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:34:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

ILOCOS NORTE A seven-year-old boy died after being hit by a sports utility vehicle (SUV) along the highway of Barangay Mariquet in Solsona on Friday morning. The victim was identified as Edmark Rhian Respicio, a grade 1 pupil. According to Chief Inspector Rodelio Santos, Edmark Rhian Respicio was....

Typhoon Haima makes landfall in China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:32:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Typhoon Haima made a landfall in south China 's Guangdong Province triggering sudden downpours in several cities even as authorities rushed to issue warnings against floods, landslides and other weather-related disasters. At least five counties and cities in Guangdong experienced heavy rainfall yesterday night, state run Xinhua agency reported.

Top Asian News 5:36 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

HONG KONG: Timelapse Shows Typhoon Haima Sweeping Through Hong Kong October 21

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:09:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Typhoon Haima lashed Hong Kong with strong winds and torrential rain on Friday, October 21. The Hong Kong Observatory issued a Typhoon Signal No. 8, prompting the closure of offices and schools, the cancellation of more than 700 flights, and disruption of bus and ferry services, according to public broadcaster RTHK.

Top Asian News 4:45 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Taliban, Afghan and Pakistani officials say three senior Taliban members have held a series of meetings with Pakistani officials in Islamabad to brief them about the recent talks held in Qatar between the Taliban and Kabul. The Afghan ambassador in Pakistan, Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal,....

Typhoon Haima pounds China killing 13 people

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:58:00 +0200mid-day (en)

A resident uses a bamboo raft to rescue a goat after it was trapped following the flooding brought about by super typhoon Haima in northern Philippines . Pic/AP/PTI Beijing: Typhoon Haima barrelled into China yesterday after hammering Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding,....

CARDINALAT: XLD dirige une délégation à Rome

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:43:00 +0200lemauricien (fr)

Le cabinet a approuvé les recommandations du comité ministériel présidé par Xavier-Luc Duval concernant les arrangements en vue de marquer l’élévation de Mgr Piat au cardinalat. Le Premier ministre adjoint dirigera la délégation qui accompagnera l’archevêque à Rome.

Medical workers from Pittsburgh area travel to hurricane zone as part of disaster team

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:31:00 +0200triblive (en)

Learn more. Health and Human Services medical assistance missions are normally up to two weeks in the continental U.S. and three weeks overseas, said Knox Walk, a team commander who is based at UPMC McKeesport. HHS has 80 teams with about 5,000 members called up during disasters, much like military reservists.

Top Asian News 3:40 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +0200newsok (en)

A resident carries a sack of rice after Super Typhoon Haima destroyed his home and caused flooding at Vigan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain....

Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:55:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

A man wades through a flooded highway at the height of Super Typhoon Haima that lashes Narvacan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain that....

30 secondes pour revoir le typhon Hamai à Honk Kong

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:52:00 +0200bfmtv (fr)

Le puissant typhon Hamai s'est abattu sur Hong Kong ce vendredi, amenant avec lui des vents soufflant à plus de 130 km/h et des pluies torrentielles. Plus de 700 vols ont été annulés et les services de transports ont été fortement perturbés. En début de semaine le même cyclone a tué au moins huit personnes aux Philippines .

Deluge of claims hit insurers

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:50:00 +0200thetimes (en)

Hurricane Matthew has been responsible for 26 deaths in North Carolina and brought widespread flooding to towns such as Lumberton Sean Rayford/Getty Images. Hurricane Matthew could cost insurers as much as $5 billion in claims payouts after the fatal category five cyclone tore across the Western....

SKAPA prépare ses kits

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:46:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Dans une ambiance bon enfant, les membres de SKAPA (Sektè kiltirèl ayisyen pou ayiti) ont commencé, depuis mercredi, l’assemblage des kits de secours qui iront aux victimes de l’ouragan Matthew. Artistes, promoteurs, volontaires, écoliers tous se sont succédé aujourd’hui à Pernier.

One man’s reforestation effort in Haiti destroyed by Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:46:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

Along Haiti's southern coast, from Port-Salut to Roche-a-Bateau, Hurricane Matthew's destruction is visible. Banana trees are gone, coconut palms look like wet mops and debris stand where homes once stood. As Haitian officials still try to figure out the death toll, the living try to figure out how to move on.

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:45:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

They sent their four school-age children to live with a relative, and borrowed rice from a local trader. A military plane-load of food aid was flown to the region on Friday to augment supplies positioned there ahead of the disaster, Romina Marasigan, spokeswoman for the National Disaster Risk....

Typhoon Haima batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:45:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong were deserted Friday as the city was battered by Typhoon Haima after the storm left a trail of deaths and damage in the Philippines . More than 700 flights in and out of Hong Kong were cancelled or delayed, roads were clear of cars and pavements empty, with....

Monster lobster caught after a hurricane in California

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:45:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

Anglers in Bermuda, California were expecting to reel in snappers, but what turned up instead was a monster lobster weighing 14 pounds (6.3kg). As Lady Luck would have it - it escaped the cooking pot and was released back into the water after it was caught last Saturday (Oct 15).

International Regatta Resumes after Delay Due to Post Matthew Winds

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:40:00 +0200repeatingislands (en)

Organized by the Royal Nassau Sailing Club in Nassau, Bahamas, the 2016 ID Crook Memorial Snipe World Masters Championship regatta, which includes 70 competitors from nine counties, was postponed on Tuesday and Wednesday due to winds higher than 15 knots. Races continued on Thursday and Friday, after danger abated.

Half a million children need aid in Haiti

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:39:00 +0200sunstar (en)

UNITED NATIONS -- More than half a million Haitian children were in need of humanitarian assistance after the small island country was devastated by Hurricane Matthew on October 4, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Friday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)....

Typhoon Haima lashes China's Hong Kong

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:37:00 +0200gmw (en)

People measure the wind speed on a street in Hong Kong, south China , Oct. 21, 2016. With the arrival of Typhoon Haima , public transportation was partly suspended and schools were closed in Hong Kong on Friday. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) GMW Guest Anonymous View all Comments are filtered for language and registration is not required.

Deluge of claims hit insurers

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:35:00 +0200thesundaytimes (en)

Hurricane Matthew has been responsible for 26 deaths in North Carolina and brought widespread flooding to towns such as Lumberton Sean Rayford/Getty Images. Hurricane Matthew could cost insurers as much as $5 billion in claims payouts after the fatal category five cyclone tore across the Western....

Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:34:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

A man wades through a flooded highway at the height of Super Typhoon Haima that lashes Narvacan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain that....

Typhoon Haima makes landfall in south China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:31:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

Citizens ride past an uprooted tree in Shantou City, south China 's Guangdong Province, Oct. 21, 2016. Typhoon Haima , the 22nd typhoon of the year, made landfall in south China's Guangdong Province at the noon of Friday. The tropical cyclone, packing maximum winds of 150 to 166 kilometers per hour,....

Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:31:00 +0200hjnews (en)

A man braves the wind on the waterfront of Victoria Habour as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Typhoon Haima churned toward southern China on Friday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages.

Haïti-Post Matthew : Mise à jour de l’assistance du gouvernement des Etats-Unis à Haïti suite au passage de l’ouragan Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:28:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

« Vu que les conditions de transports s’améliorent dans les zones ravagées par l’ouragan Matthew en Haïti, et qu’une réponse humanitaire robuste et intégrée est en cours, les Etats-Unis adaptent leurs efforts d’assistance en support à la stratégie de rétablissement post-cyclonique du gouvernement....

Haïti-Éducation-CNHGU : Note de sympathie aux communautés scolaires affectées après l'ouragan Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:28:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

Dans une note portant la signature de son Secrétaire permanant, Jean Coulanges, la Commission nationale haïtienne de coopération avec l’UNESCO (CNHCU) et la Coordination nationale des écoles haïtiennes associées de l’UNESCO a présenté ses sincères mots de sympathie à la communauté scolaire....

Haiti: Haiti: Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report No. 14 (21 October 2016)

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:22:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

This report is produced by OCHA Haiti in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Haiti and covers the period of 19-21 October 2016. The next report will be issued on 24 October. Highlights 894,057 children are among the 2.1 million affected people. 112,500 children under five are at risk of acute malnutrition.

Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:17:00 +0200usnews (en)

A man braves the wind on the waterfront of Victoria Habour as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Typhoon Haima churned toward southern China on Friday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) The Associated Press.

Over 50,000 evacuated in typhoon's path in southern China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:16:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

A man braves the wind on the waterfront of Victoria Habour as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Typhoon Haima churned toward southern China on Friday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages.

Que faire pour éviter l'échec dans la gestion de l'après-Matthew en Haiti ? Réponse de l'économiste Leslie Péan

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:08:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P., 21 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- L’économiste et écrivain Leslie Péan met l’accent sur la transparence et la participation populaire pour éviter l’échec dans la gestion de l’après-Matthew, cet ouragan qui a complètement dévasté le Sud d’Haiti, les 3 et 4 octobre derniers.

The Record Latest U.S. Hurricane Landfalls

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:04:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Late-season U.S. hurricane landfalls can occur, but only three have happened in November. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. By late October and November, nearing the end of the Atlantic hurricane season, you might wonder if it is safe to assume there will be no hurricanes coming ashore in the U.

90,000 Flee as Typhoon Haima Strikes Philippines

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:00:00 +0200newsweek (en)

Super Typhoon Haima , the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in three years, has ripped through major rice growing regions, damaging crops and houses, and forced more than 90,000 people to flee to safer ground, officials said Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties from Haima that....

Typhoon leaves at least 8 dead in north Philippines

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:57:00 +0200aa-en (en)

. A super typhoon that swept through the northern Philippines has left at least eight people dead and two others missing.

Cagayan governor appeals for assistance in wake of 'Lawin' devastation

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:32:00 +0200sunstar (en)

TUGUEGARAO CITY -- Cagayan Governor Manuel Màmba has called on the national government for assistance in the wake of the devastation caused by Typhoon Lawin. In an interview with the Philippines News Agency (PNA), Mamba expressed optimism that the national government would immediately send assistance to the province.

Hurricane Recovery Program in New York City Will Fall Short of Target

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:23:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Lawmakers were harshly critical of the latest delay, which comes on the eve of the storm’s four-year-anniversary in New York. At a hearing on Thursday, members of the City Council said that despite repeated inquiries, they had not been notified that the....

Typhoon Haima raises flood alarm in south China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:09:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Typhoon Haima barreled into south China Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities as authorities rushed to issue warnings against floods, landslides, and other weather-related disasters. According to local meteorological services, Haima made landfall in the city of Shanwei, Guangdong Province, shortly after noon.

Rencontre choc du CONATEL avec les représentants de médias du Sud

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:03:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

« Plus de 40 stations de radio ont été touchées par l'ouragan Matthew dans le Sud. A présent, 18 stations ont recommencé à émettre dans ce département », a fait savoir le directeur général du Conseil National des Télécommunications (CONATEL), Jean Marie Altéma.

Longs sanglots de Rodney Saint-Éloi…

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:03:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Jérémie où es-tu? Est-ce vrai que les villes disparaissent sous la pluie? L’horizon est mouillé les paysages dévastés Je porte mon regard sur des ombres perdues Claire-Anse pleure dans son sommeil Elle oublie la clarté de tes anses, Jérémie Elle épelle le mot ouragan dans des langues imprévues Mesure la douleur des vents d’une rue à l’autre.

Le CNIAH offre son expertise dans les reconstructions post Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:03:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Alors que le gouvernement peine à acheminer l’aide humanitaire vers les sinistrés de l’ouragan Matthew se trouvant dans les zones les plus reculées, le Collège national des ingénieurs et architectes (CNIAH) haïtiens plaide déjà pour l’intégration de tous les professionnels locaux dans la construction postcyclonique.

Le gouvernement accentue la distribution de l'aide sur les départements touchés

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:03:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Le gouvernement haïtien multiplie les efforts pour venir en aide aux victimes des principaux départements frappés par l’Ouragan Matthew. Les opérations d’assistance se poursuivent au niveau des sept départements frappés par cet ouragan, informe un communiqué du ministère de l'Interieur et des Collectivités territoriales MICT) .

Typhoon Haima raises flood alarm in south China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:00:00 +0200china (en)

Typhoon Haima barreled into south China Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities as authorities rushed to issue warnings against floods, landslides, and other weather-related disasters. According to local meteorological services, Haima made landfall in the city of Shanwei, Guangdong Province, shortly after noon.

China: Typhoon Haima raises flood alarm in south China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:53:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

GUANGZHOU, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haima barreled into south China Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities as authorities rushed to issue warnings against floods, landslides, and other weather-related disasters. According to local meteorological services, Haima made landfall in the....

Top Asian News 12:24 a.m. GMT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:47:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America.

Vers une reprise des classes dans 15 jours dans les zones dévastées

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:44:00 +0200radiokiskeya (fr)

Séance de travail organisé hier entre la Commission Education et Formation Professionnelle du Sénat, le Ministre de l’Education Nationale et les Directeurs départementaux du Sud, des Nippes, de la Grand‘Anse et du Sud-Est du Ministère de l’éducation nationale : la réouverture des écoles dans les....

PLP convention committee 'open to discussing postponement'

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:36:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By SANCHESKA DORSETT. Tribune Staff Reporter. sdorsett@tribunemedia.net. While there are currently no plans to postpone the party’s convention, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts said the convention committee is open to “discussing the idea”.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:14:00 +0200samoaobserver (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Matthew : L'Association des industries d'Haïti, préoccupée par l'ampleur de la catastrophe dans les départements affectés

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:06:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P, 21 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- L’Association des industries d’Haïti (Adih) se dit préoccupée par l’ampleur de la catastrophe qui a frappé le Grand Sud, le Nord-Ouest, et toutes les autres zones du pays, dans une note de presse en date du 18 octobre 2016. L’Adih estime que le processus de réhabilitation sera long et difficile.

Atlantic system expected to dwindle: National Hurricane Center

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:05:00 +0200nola (en)

A non-tropical area of low pressure located about 350 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., was producing limited shower and thunderstorm activity and winds to near gale force while it moved north-northeastward at 15 to 20 mph, the National Hurricane Center reported Friday evening (Oct. 21).

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in Philippines

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:52:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

Print : World PENABLANCA, Philippines : Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with....

Haiti: Haiti hurricane: Food, shelter and relief supplies reaching people in isolated villages

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:48:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Port au Prince, 21 October 2016 – Haiti Red Cross volunteers have delivered packages of emergency food, shelter, hygiene and household supplies to 600 families in the remote southwestern commune of Anse d’Hainault – the first relief items to reach people in this area following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew.

Haiti: Caribbean – Hurricane Matthew Fact Sheet #7, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:48:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

HIGHLIGHTS USAID announces an additional $14 million for the Hurricane Matthew response; USAID partners conduct a joint distribution in Grand’Anse, reaching more than 550 households on October 19; An additional 470 rolls of USAID/OFDA plastic sheeting arrive in Haiti’s capital city of....

Haïti-Politique : La demande de remplacement de Privert pourrait aggraver la crise, craint la Fusion

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:20:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P, 21 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- La demande de remplacement du président Jocelerme Privert, exprimée par les juges de la cour de cassation, pourrait aggraver la crise, estime le parti politique Fusion des sociaux-démocrates haïtiens (Fusion).

6:47 PM Hundreds connected with resources to receive help needed after Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:13:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Hundreds connected with resources to receive help needed after Hurricane Matthew. by: Cole Heath, Action News Jax Updated: Oct 21, 2016 - 6:47 PM ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of families were connected with vital resources Friday to get the help they need with damage from Hurricane Matthew.

Woman receives $10K in repairs for free after Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:13:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Two companies in St. Augustine came together Friday offering thousands of dollars worth of services for free. It all began with one Facebook post. Adrian Hayden posted on Facebook that he would be willing to dry out a family’s home for free.

Haïti : Ouragan Matthew - Etat de l'information sur les besoins humanitaires, incluant information non validée, 17 octobre 2016 [FR]

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:56:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (fr)

Carte de référence, montrant l'état de l'information sur les besoins humanitaires, incluant information non validée. Le score total est une fonction de trois indicateurs pour chaque secteur - quantification des personnes dans le besoin, valeur analytique et zone géographique couverte.

Charlotte Motor Speedway collecting donations for Hurricane Matthew flood victims

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:51:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Charlotte Motor Speedway and SMI Properties will host a donation drive all next week to collect bottled water and trash bags for Hurricane Matthew flood victims in central and eastern North Carolina. Crews will collect bottled water and heavy-duty trash bags, to be distributed in partnership with the American Red Cross to communities in need.

Red Cross trains community volunteers to help when distaster strikes

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:43:00 +0200wlos (en)

WLOS — ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The American Red Cross is training everyday people to help respond when there's a flood, tornado, hurricane or even a house fire. The organization met with volunteers today who want to be trained to help their community should a disaster strike.

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:41:00 +0200wbtv (en)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina judge has been convicted of bribery after he offered beer and money to an officer in exchange for text messages from his wife's cellphone because he suspected she was cheating on him. The U.S.

News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:41:00 +0200wbtv (en)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina judge has ruled against defense attorneys in the case of a white police officer charged with murder in the killing a black man who was running away from a traffic stop. Attorneys for Michael Slager argued Friday that his statement to state agents after he....

Typhoon Haima raises flood alarm in south China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:32:00 +0200sinacom (en)

GUANGZHOU, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haima barreled into south China Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities as authorities rushed to issue warnings against floods, landslides, and other weather-related disasters. According to local meteorological services, Haima made landfall in the....

Typhoon Haima raises flood alarm in south China

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:16:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

GUANGZHOU, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haima barreled into south China Friday, triggering sudden downpours in several cities as authorities rushed to issue warnings against floods, landslides, and other weather-related disasters. According to local meteorological services, Haima made landfall in the....

Le typhon Hamai fait rage à Hong Kong, mais un homme boit tranquillement un café...

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200metrofrance (fr)

INSOLITE - Les rues habituellement animées de Hong Kong ont été désertées ce vendredi 21 octobre à cause du typhon Haima . Un vieil homme s’est en revanche rendu dans un Starbucks complètement inondé pour boire tranquillement un café. La photo a fait le tour des réseaux sociaux. Le typhon Haima fait rage à Hong Kong.

Public Health scrambles as Haiti's cholera cases jump

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:54:00 +0200dominicantoday (en)

Santo Domingo.- The Public Health Ministry on Thursday said preventive measures have been taken to deal with increasing cases of cholera in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Population Health director Dr. Jose Manuel Puello said international prevention protocol will be applied to reduce the....

CIOMA Leads the Way in Support of Areas Devastated by Natural Disasters

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:53:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) is proud to announce that they are the first state association to join Fuel Relief Fund's membership. Fuel Relief Fund (FRF), a 501c3 nonprofit based in the United States and the....

After Hurricane, Haiti Confronts Scars From 2010 Earthquake Recovery

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:50:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Consider the interior minister’s refusal to distribute tents for hundreds of thousands of people without shelter. It is another scar from 2010, when Haiti became synonymous with tent cities , the images of which were beamed around the world to raise money.

Haiti: Monitoring Emergencies: Haiti - 10/20/2016: Hurricane Matthew - Update

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Hurricane Matthew - Update Food distributions have started in selected rural areas in Grand’ Anse, Sud, and Nippes Departments, it is pertinent to maintain this effort. Cholera vaccination campaign has been set for November 3rd in Sud and Grand’ Anse and is expected to last 10 days.

Over half a million children need aid after hurricane in Haiti, UN relief wing says

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:31:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- More than half a million Haitian children were in need of humanitarian assistance after the small island country was devastated by Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 4, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Friday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs....

5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:13:00 +0200business-standard (en)

Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said today. The victims were in Haiti's northwestern Nord-Ouest department, which is particularly vulnerable to storms because of deforestation.

CIOMA Leads the Way in Support of Areas Devastated by Natural Disasters

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:10:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) is proud to announce that they are the first state association to join Fuel Relief Fund's membership. Fuel Relief Fund (FRF), a 501c3 nonprofit based in the United States and the....

After the hurricane, cholera hits Haiti's suffering survivors

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:08:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

"Cholera is eating us alive: my neighbor was the first to fall ill, then it came to our house, infecting my husband and daughter," said Andrise Lubin as she stood before her badly damaged home. The road that allowed villagers to reach the coast in a half-hour was swept away by a river still swollen....

McAuliffe requests federal disaster

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:05:00 +020013newsnow (en)

RICHMOND, Va. (WVEC) -- Governor Terry McAuliffe has asked President Obama for a federal disaster declaration so the Commonwealth can address the damage left behind by Hurricane Matthew. The governor is requesting Individual Assistance Programs and Small Business Administration disaster loans for the 7 Cities.

Hundreds connected with resources to receive help needed after Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:57:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

. by: Cole Heath, Action News Jax Updated: Oct 21, 2016 - 4:37 PM ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Hundreds of families were connected with vital resources Friday to get the help they need with damage from Hurricane Matthew. People waited and talked to officials with HUD, FEMA, the Red Cross and several other state, local and federal agencies.

Not all Hurricane Matthew yard debris will be picked up by Halloween

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:57:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Officials with the city of Jacksonville and St. Johns County said there’s a good chance that not all the yard debris from Hurricane Matthew will be picked up in time for trick or treaters on Halloween. John Lowe said he’s worried about whether the piles of debris put his....

Super typhoon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:47:00 +0200fijitimes (en)

PAGUDPUD, PHILIPPINES - Super Typhoon Haima , the strongest cyclone to hit the Philippines in three years, toppled power and communication lines, damaged houses and displaced thousands as it made landfall in the north of the country. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

De nombreuses activités ont été entreprises en Haïti pour marquer le 210e anniversaire de l’assassinat lâche du père fondateur la Nation, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, le lundi 17 octobre 2016. Le 17 octobre 1806 au Pont-Rouge, l’Empereur Jean-Jacques Dessalines (Jacques 1er) a été tué par les ennemis de la Nation Haïtien ... (Lire la suite)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:42:00 +0200haitiprogres (fr)

De nombreuses activités ont été entreprises en Haïti pour marquer le 210e anniversaire de l’assassinat lâche du père fondateur la Nation, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, le lundi 17 octobre 2016. Le 17 octobre 1806 au Pont-Rouge, l’Empereur Jean-Jacques Dessalines (Jacques 1er) a été tué par les ennemis de la Nation Haïtienne.

Matthew : guerre des bilans autour des victimes

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:42:00 +0200haitiprogres (fr)

Deux semaines après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew qui a ravagé les départements de la Grand’Anse, du Sud, Sud-Est, des Nippes et entraînés d’énormes dégâts dans le département du Nord-ouest, la guerre des bilans autour des victimes de l’ouragan se poursuit entre les autorités haïtiennes, la presse internationale et les ONG.

Smithfield retailer holds hurricane damage sale in effort to recoup

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:42:00 +0200wncn (en)

Friday, the company is recovering in a big way with a hurricane damage sale. Customers packed inside of Oxbay LLC’s warehouse in Smithfield to try to get their hands on some Christmas and collegiate licensed products. The company has been planning this hurricane sale for the community for the last 10 days.

BRIEF-Conifer provides preliminary estimate of losses from Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:36:00 +0200reuters (en)

Oct 21 Conifer Holdings Inc * Conifer Holdings provides preliminary estimate of catastrophe losses from Hurricane Matthew * Conifer Holdings Inc says currently estimates that its aggregate gross liabilities as a result of Hurricane Matthew will be approximately $1.

Baby sea turtles face new threat

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:31:00 +0200cnn (en)

Hundreds of tiny sea turtles are being treated at Brevard Zoo's Sea Turtle Healing Center. (Bailey Myers, Staff) MELBOURNE -- More than 350 baby turtles have washed back to shore after facing Hurricane Matthew and other recent tropical storms. Although they have survived so much, their lives are still at risk because of plastic.

5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:24:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

LES CAYES, Haiti (AFP) Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said Friday. The victims were in Haiti's northwestern Nord-Ouest department, which is....

South Carolina turns to Hurricane Matthew recovery

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:21:00 +0200aikenstandard (en)

Police officers walk along the ocean front street in Edisto Beach, S.C., on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Town officials say Hurricane Matthew washed between 3 and 4 feet of sand onto the street and the community took its worst hurricane hit since Hurricane David back in 1979.

In Haiti, Hopes Dim for Missing Victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:18:00 +0200voanews (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, HAITI — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines AFP 4 hrs ago

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:16:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

Hungry Philippines typhoon survivors huddle in makeshift shelters and wait for aid , after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. At least eight people were killed and tens of thousands lost their homes as Haima devastated farming and....

After the hurricane, cholera hits Haiti's suffering survivors

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:15:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Chardonnieres (Haiti) (AFP) - The rains inundating their ruined homes are no longer the biggest concern of the long-suffering people of Randelle: cholera is tearing through the isolated Haitian mountain village at devastating speed. "Cholera is eating us alive: my neighbor was the first to fall ill,....

Over $3M in CCRIF payments for Barbados

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:10:00 +0200cbc-bb (en)

The Cayman Islands-based Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) says it has made payments totalling more than US$29.2 million to several Caribbean countries following the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew when it carved its way through the region earlier this month.

Civil Air Patrol helps flooded community

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:04:00 +0200fox5atlanta (en)

Hurricane Matthew and the resulting flooding has hit hard. It’s been devastating to the community in Lumberton, North Carolina.The Civil Air Patrol has made more than 100 flights and taken more than 6,000 photos for FEMA. LUMBERTON - Hurricane Matthew and the resulting flooding has hit hard.

5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200ahram-EN (en)

Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said Friday. The victims were in Haiti's northwestern Nord-Ouest department, which is particularly vulnerable to storms because of deforestation.

Haiti: Ministers Flanagan and McHugh announce additional €1.5 million humanitarian funding for Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Minister Flanagan and Minister of State McHugh announce additional €1.5 million in humanitarian funding for Haiti in response to Hurricane Matthew. - Brings Ireland’s total funding to the Haiti hurricane response to €1.7 million. - Funding is being provided to experienced NGO partners. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan T.

More than 2 weeks after Matthew, recovery continues in NC

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:41:00 +0200wbtv (en)

By MARTHA WAGGONER and JONATHAN DREW Associated Press. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina, some areas are still flooded and others are beginning the long process of recovery. In North Carolina, the hurricane dumped more than a foot of rain 100 miles....

Diplomats Visit Andros

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:39:00 +0200bahamas-gov (en)

NORTH ANDROS, The Bahamas – A delegation of diplomats and senior government officials visited North Andros on Wednesday to see first hand the impact of Hurricane Matthew. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, the Hon. Cleola Hamilton, led the delegation.

5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:32:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 1 hour ago in World Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said Friday. The victims were in Haiti's northwestern Nord-Ouest department, which....

Trending Now Deputies find emaciated dogs abandoned during Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:29:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

Deputies find emaciated dogs abandoned during Hurricane Matthew. BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators in Brevard County were looking for a pet owner Friday who they say left two dogs to die of dehydration and starvation in a Grant Valkaria home. Deputies received a call for a well-being check on....

Deputies find emaciated dogs abandoned during Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:27:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

. BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Investigators in Brevard County were looking for a pet owner Friday who they say left two dogs to die of dehydration and starvation in a Grant Valkaria home. Deputies received a call for a well-being check on the suspected residents after neighbors said they hadn’t seen....

BPL suspends disconnections to give relief after storm

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:26:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By SANCHESKA DORSETT. Tribune Staff Reporter. sdorsett@tribunemedia.net. BAHAMAS Power and Light has temporarily suspended disconnections on overdue accounts in an effort to provide relief to customers after the passage of Hurricane Matthew, according to Corporate Communications Manager Arnette Ingraham.

Bottling company aid for Grand Bahama

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:26:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

CARIBBEAN Bottling Company, the official producer of Coca-Cola brands in The Bahamas, ensured that residents in the areas most damaged by Hurricane Matthew received assistance in the aftermath. “Supporting and assisting our local community is engrained across the Coca-Cola system, so when a natural....

PM admits work needed to keep shelters up to standard

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:26:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By KHRISNA VIRGIL. Deputy Chief Reporter. kvirgil@tribunemedia.net. PRIME Minister Perry Christie acknowledged yesterday that the government needed to do a better job of ensuring hurricane shelters were kept up to standard, as he pledged to redirect his administration’s focus on the proper licensing of these facilities.

Doppler radar repaired - and talks complete for four more

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:26:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

THE Department of Meteorology’s Doppler radar has been fixed, Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said yesterday. Mrs Hanna Martin also revealed that negotiations over the phased acquisition of four new radars have been completed. She made the announcements during her contribution to....

Hurricane Matthews benefit concert set

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:21:00 +0200news4jax (en)

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre's scheduled Sing Out Loud Backyard Showcase for Nov. 4 has evolved to a "Sing Out Loud for St. Augustine" benefit concert in response to Hurricane Matthew. The concert will feature local acts Ramona Quimby, Jim Johnston’s Trio of Boom and Jon Bailey live from the Backyard Stage.

More than 2 weeks after Matthew, recovery continues in NC

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:10:00 +0200wncn (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina, some areas are still flooded and others are beginning the long process of recovery. In North Carolina, the hurricane dumped more than a foot of rain 100 miles inland, causing massive flooding in the eastern part of the state.

Haiti: MSF teams deliver urgently needed care via helicopter to people trapped by Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:05:00 +0200MSF-ca (en)

Medical aid where it is needed most. Independent. Neutral. Impartial. You are here Haiti: MSF teams deliver urgently needed care via helicopter to people trapped by Hurricane Matthew. 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 402 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2T9. Charitable registration # 13527 5857 RR0001.

Five dead after storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:55:00 +02009news (en)

Five people were killed and one person was missing after torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said Friday. The victims were in Haiti's north-western Nord-Ouest department, which is particularly vulnerable to storms because of deforestation.

5 dead as storm pounds hurricane-stricken Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:44:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Les Cayes (Haiti) (AFP) - Five people were killed and one person was missing as torrential rains sparked flooding in Haiti, as the country still reels from devastating Hurricane Matthew, the Civil Protection Agency said Friday. The victims were in Haiti's northwestern Nord-Ouest department, which is....

Hurricane Matthew leaves extensive damage in eastern Cuba

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:38:00 +0200unmultimedia-en (en)

WFP and the Government of Cuba will deliver food to the population of the four hardest-hit municipalities of Guantanamo Province: Baracoa, Maisi, Imías and San Antonio del Sur. Photo: WFP Cuba. Some 350,000 people in eastern Cuba have been affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to a senior UN official in the country.

Intempéries en Haïti. Cinq morts et un disparu

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:34:00 +0200OuestFrance (fr)

Les habitants d'Haïti sont à nouveau en proie à de violentes intempéries, une dizaine de jours après le passage de l'ouragan Matthew. Une impressionnante dépression tropicale a traversé le pays, provoquant la mort de cinq personnes. Cinq personnes ont été tuées et une autre est portée disparue dans....

Des intempéries frappent Haïti après l'ouragan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:20:00 +0200tdg (fr)

Cinq personnes ont été tuées et une autre est portée disparue dans le département du Nord-Ouest en Haïti, a indiqué vendredi la protection civile. Une dépression tropicale affecte les régions déjà sinistrées par le passage de l'ouragan Matthew. «Dans la commune de Baie-de-Henne, deux maisons situées....

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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:17:00 +0200msnbc (en)

: Four years ago, President Obama and Gov. Romney faced off in the third presidential debate, Lance Armstrong was officially banned from Cycling for doping, and tropical storm Sandy formed in the Caribbean—two days before it becomes a hurricane. Duration: {{video.duration.

Des intempéries frappent Haïti après l'ouragan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:11:00 +020024heures (fr)

Cinq personnes ont été tuées et une autre est portée disparue dans le département du Nord-Ouest en Haïti, a indiqué vendredi la protection civile. Une dépression tropicale affecte les régions déjà sinistrées par le passage de l'ouragan Matthew. «Dans la commune de Baie-de-Henne, deux maisons situées....

Des intempéries frappent Haïti après l'ouragan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:07:00 +0200lematin-CH (fr)

Cinq personnes ont été tuées et une autre est portée disparue dans le département du Nord-Ouest en Haïti, a indiqué vendredi la protection civile. Une dépression tropicale affecte les régions déjà sinistrées par le passage de l'ouragan Matthew. «Dans la commune de Baie-de-Henne, deux maisons situées....

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:07:00 +0200kuwaittimes (en)

Motorists maneouver around fallen street lights destroyed by super typhoon Haima in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan province, north of Manila on October 21, 2016. Super typhoon Haima, one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines , killed at least eight people on October 20 as ferocious....

Haiti: Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:56:00 +0200MSF-ie (en)

In the hardest hit areas of Haiti, Grande Anse and Sud, many isolated villages remain cut off from the rest of the country. MSF teams who have had access to these areas see many injured people who, over two weeks after the hurricane hit, still present with open infected wounds, fractures and diseases linked to the consequences of the storm.

Haiti: Access to care now critically scarce

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:54:00 +0200MSF-uk (en)

People in Haiti face a massive health crisis, as the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew has cut off communities and forced them to live in inhuman conditions. Around 1.4 million people are in need of aid, particularly those living in isolated mountain villages, which are the most difficult to reach.

Hong Kong bunker operations come to a halt due to Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

A No 8 storm or gale warning indicates gale force winds at sustained speeds of 63-117 kph, with gusts at around 180 kph or more. In its latest update issued at 0245 GMT, the Observatory said that Haima “will be closest to Hong Kong around noon, skirting about 100 km to the east of the territory.

Hurricane Matthew Not Over: Two Weeks Later, Red Cross Still Helping Thousands Impacted in U.S., Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

WASHINGTON Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew began its path of destruction, the American Red Cross has served more than a million meals and snacks, and provided 97,000 overnight shelter stays to people in need, prompting the charity to issue a call for the public's help.

Mostyn Law scores another victory for hurricane victims shortchanged by insurers

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

HOUSTON Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight years after Hurricane Ike tore through their Port Arthur home, Rene Lampson and Justina Henriquez Lampson will finally get the compensation they are due from their insurance company. In a ruling issued on Monday, the Ninth Court of Appeals in Beaumont....

Haley: State workers ordered to miss work will be paid

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:41:00 +0200wbtv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State employees in 26 counties whose offices were closed because of Hurricane Matthew will be paid for those days. Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order Friday granting leave with pay for employees who work in the state offices she ordered closed from Oct. 5 through Oct. 7.

Hurricane Matthew damage to crops may rival flooding

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:41:00 +0200wbtv (en)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Department of Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers says crops in some areas of the state may have sustained as much damage from Hurricane Matthew as they did from last year's historic flooding. The Herald-Journal reports ( http://bit.

Haiti: Haiti: Hurricane Matthew - Department Profile, Nippes 21 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Overview. Nippes is located along the northern coast of Haiti’s southern peninsula, east of Grand’Anse and west of Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince. It covers 1,267 square km. Until 2003, Nippes was part of a larger Grande’Anse department, before becoming its own administrative unit. The capital city is Miragoâne.

Haiti: Haiti: Hurricane Matthew - Department Profile, Grande’Anse, 21 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Overview. Grand’Anse is the westernmost department of Haiti, covering 1,912 square km of Haiti’s southern peninsula, including the Grande Cayemite Island off the north coast. Sud department sits to the south, across the Hotte mountain range. Neighbouring Nippes department, to the east, split from Grande’Anse in 2003 (Statoids 2016).

Mostyn Law scores another victory for hurricane victims shortchanged by insurers

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:37:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight years after Hurricane Ike tore through their Port Arthur home, Rene Lampson and Justina Henriquez Lampson will finally get the compensation they are due from their insurance company. In a ruling issued on Monday, the Ninth Court of Appeals in Beaumont....

Another Team Of Tulsa Doctors Heading To Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:37:00 +0200newson6 (en)

TULSA, Oklahoma - A second team of Tulsa doctors leaves for Haiti this weekend. Five doctors from St. John's "In His Image" program are leaving Saturday morning for an emergency medical relief mission after Hurricane Matthew swept through the island nation in early October. The first team of doctors from the Tulsa organization left on October 16th.

Haïti après l'ouragan : auprès des populations les plus isolées

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:27:00 +0200MSF-fr (fr)

Ce matin, nous sommes partis à Lopineau, un village montagneux qui ne peut être rejoint que par hélicoptère. Comme la plupart des villages de Grand Anse, Lopineau a été sévèrement touché par l’ouragan. Les rues sont jonchées d’arbres et de débris, et la vallée est couverte d’arbres déracinés.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:23:00 +0200wate (en)

Voters fill the stations as hundreds came out on the first day of early voting at the Hope Mills Recreation Center in Hope Mills, N.C. on Thursday,Oct. 20, 2016. The town is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which came through the area recently.

10 times normal amount of mosquitoes in Greenville after Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:05:00 +0200wncn (en)

Standing water left behind by Hurricane Matthew means more mosquitoes in the east. The City of Greenville is working to reduce that insect population and want to make sure citizens are protecting themselves. “We’re trapping maybe 10 times the mosquitoes as we normally would this time of year,” says Greenville Sanitation Manager Delbert Bryant.

Haitian art exhibition held in London to help victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:58:00 +0200lenouvelliste (en)

From October 14-22, 2016, this first Haitian Art group exhibition curated in Canary Wharf on 2 floors will display a selection of more than 100 unveiled artworks from 20 world renowned and fast emerging Haitian artists. Most of the artists live in Haiti, are self-taught, and have already presented....

Tourism in Haiti still Operational: Royal Decameron Indigo Beach Resort and Spa

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:58:00 +0200lenouvelliste (en)

llMatthew’s towering waves pounded the resort’s pristine beach and caused damages, however, the very next day, the reparation process began. Local fishermen, local artisans and people of the Montrouis area, who were also affected by the storm, were hired by Decameron to help clean and repair damages....

La Maison d’Haïti now has a permanent home

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:58:00 +0200lenouvelliste (en)

Its general director Marjorie Villefranche has been a community organizer ever since she arrived in Montreal in 1965. After the 2010 earthquake, Villefranche saw how the community banded together at the center to give donations and support each other. That’s when she realized that they needed a larger place.

HONG KONG: Locals Risk Typhoon Conditions For Snaps at Hong Kong Port October 21

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:56:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Powerful Typhoon Haima lashed Hong Kong with strong winds and torrential rain on Friday, October 21. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted a Typhoon Signal No. 8, prompting the closure of offices and schools, the cancellation of more than 700 flights, and disruption of bus and ferry services, according to public broadcaster RTHK.

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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:48:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

Devastating hurricane? More than 1,000 lives lost? It must be climate change. Almost inevitably, Hurricane Matthew’s recent rampage across the Caribbean and southeastern US has been fingered by some as a backlash of global warming driven by humanity’s polluting activities, but does this really stack up? The short answer is “No.

Lawin claims 6 in Benguet

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:39:00 +0200sunstar (en)

IN THE wrath of Typhoon Lawin, six perished during its onslaught. Casualties include John Carlos, a 20–day-old baby buried in a landslide in Kibungan town during the onslaught of the typhoon early morning of Thursday. Mayor Cesar Molitas told Sun*Star Baguio the parents of John Carlos were....

Hurricane Matthew damage to crops may rival flooding

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:37:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Department of Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers says crops in some areas of the state may have sustained as much damage from Hurricane Matthew as they did from last year's historic flooding. The Herald-Journal reports (http://bit.

Haley: State workers ordered to miss work will be paid

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:37:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State employees in 26 counties whose offices were closed because of Hurricane Matthew will be paid for those days. Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order Friday granting leave with pay for employees who work in the state offices she ordered closed from Oct. 5 through Oct. 7.

Gov. Haley says state workers ordered to miss work during hurricane will be paid

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:35:00 +0200aikenstandard (en)

COLUMBIA — State employees in 26 counties whose offices were closed because of Hurricane Matthew will be paid for those days. Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order Friday granting leave with pay for employees who work in the state offices she ordered closed from Oct. 5 through Oct. 7.

Where were telcos during storm—Poe

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:25:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

Poe filed Senate Resolution No. 211 seeking explanation from implementing agencies and telcos on possible lapses even though Republic Act No. 10639 or the Free Mobile Disaster Alerts Act and its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) are already in place.

Ilocos placed under state of calamity

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:25:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

Disaster officials in Ilocos Norte said infrastructure, agriculture and livestock bore the brunt of the damage. Officials said seven people were confirmed dead while five others were being validated, adding all the casualties were from the Cordillera Administrative Region.

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:21:00 +0200emirates247 (en)

Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic....

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:54:00 +0200brownsvilleherald (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Haiti: Shelter working group - Field Assessment Report: Jeremie to Les Cayes

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:51:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Discalimer: The observational data is based on a rapid observational assessment travelling along main access routes.‐many of the areas were easy to access and close to markets. Housing construction and materials my not be representative of areas away from the roads. Emergency distributions remain critical.

Many New Providence residents still left in darkness

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Mary Butler, 75, who lives off the northern end of Baillou Hill Road, said yesterday she is forced to lie awake at night because she has no power and has to leave her door open for air. The power has been off for two weeks following Hurricane Matthew. “It’s so awful to sleep all night with your front door open; you don’t sleep,” Butler said.

NHI phase one deadline still early ’17

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Deputy Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Delon Brennen says the implementation of the first phase of National Health Insurance (NHI) — the rollout of primary care benefits — is still expected to take place at the beginning of 2017 despite the severe damage caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Red Cross concerned some scamming system

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Director General of the Bahamas Red Cross Caroline Turnquest yesterday expressed concern about the number of people seeking the organization’s assistance who seem not to need it. Many people impacted by Hurricane Matthew are seeking assistance from the Red Cross, but Turnquest fears that some people may be trying to “beat the system”.

BPL: NP 90% restored

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said yesterday that New Providence has reached 90 percent restoration in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Eight thousand customers were without electricity supply yesterday — 4,000 fewer than reported on Wednesday, according to BPL.

Wilchcombe suggests PLP postpone convention

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

West Grand Bahama and Bimini MP Obie Wilchcombe said yesterday that his constituents have suggested to him that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) postpone its national convention next month in light of restoration efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew.

‘Time to consider’ national lottery

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:49:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe said yesterday the time has come for the government to consider introducing a national lottery to defray the enormous costs associated with natural disasters. Wilchcombe made the statement in the House of Assembly in response to Fort Charlotte MP Dr.

South Carolina turns to Hurricane Matthew recovery

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:41:00 +0200wbtv (en)

By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Two weeks after Hurricane Matthew made landfall as it brushed by the South Carolina coast, recovery work is starting. All the effects of the storm aren't over. The Waccamaw River remains in major flood stage, swamping dozens of homes and....

Haïti - USA : Fin de mission, mais l'aide américaine se poursuit

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:39:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

21/10/2016 09:17:25 Vu que les conditions de transports s'améliorent dans les zones ravagées par l'ouragan Matthew en Haïti et qu'une réponse humanitaire robuste et intégrée est en cours, les États-Unis adaptent leurs efforts d'assistance en support à la stratégie de rétablissement post-ouragan du gouvernement haïtien.

Haïti - AVIS diaspora : Consignes du MHAVE pour les dons en nature

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:39:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

21/10/2016 09:27:28 Mme Jessy C. Petit-Frère, Ministre a.i. des Haïtiens Vivant à l’Étranger (MHAVE) informe les communautés haïtiennes de l’étranger, que dans la cadre de l'aide humanitaire suite au passage de l'ouragan Matthew en Haïti, les dons en nature de la diaspora doivent être acheminés....

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:37:00 +0200citizen (en)

Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic....

China - Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region): Typhoon Haima situation report (3)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory replaced the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal by the No. 8 Southwest Gale or Storm Signal today (October 21) at 2.15pm. The Home Affairs Department has so far opened 22 temporary shelters in various districts, with a total of 170 people seeking refuge at the shelters.

Haiti: Ministry of Foreign Affairs allocates 50,000 euros to help alleviate the aftermath of hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs helps to improve the situation of Haitians affected by the hurricane with 50,000 euros through the Word Health Organisations (WHO). According to Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi, the hurricane that hit Haiti has caused a catastrophe and help of the international community to alleviate the situation is definitely necessary.

Haiti: IOM Haiti: Hurricane Matthew Sitrep #7, 20 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:33:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights IOM launched USD 20 Million appeal for Hurricane Matthew response; Another 7,244 households are currently receiving NFIs in ongoing distributions that have been allocated to partners and to the Government; 21,179 households in the South, Grande Anse, Nippes and Ouest departments have received NFIs from the IOM-managed pipeline.

PHOTOS. Les soldats de l’UIISC7 de Brignoles au secours d’Haïti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:28:00 +0200varmatin (fr)

Mercredi 4 octobre, un ouragan ravageait le sud d’Haïti, causant près d’un millier de morts et plongeant environ 500.000 personnes dans la détresse. Trois jours après, la France annonçait l’envoi sur place de moyens humanitaires, dont trente soldats de l’UIISC7 de Brignoles et autant de l’UIISC1 de Nogent-le-Rotrou (Eure-et-Loir).

La Gonave

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:21:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Minor shocks or climatic variations could have tremendous impacts to inhabitants, especially for children, on this island that is ill equipped from a resilience perspective. Wasting rates of children under the age of 5 on some parts of the island exceed critical thresholds according to WHO....

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:11:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Cordell Pettaway, 30, and Paulette Johnson, 60, stand outside their home in east Tarboro, N.C., after pulling out wet carpet on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. As in-person, early voting began Thursday in North Carolina, some roads were still impassable, bridges were washed out, and untold numbers of people were still out of their homes.

CARE launches emergency response as Philippines experiences strongest storm in three years

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:09:00 +0200care (en)

October 21, 2016 – CARE’s emergency response teams have begun assessing the damage caused by super Typhoon Haima which tore through the Philippines earlier this week. About 90,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, and to date there are seven confirmed casualties.

In Haiti, hopes dim for finding lost victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:05:00 +0200CBC (en)

Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humour and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 1/2 weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:53:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:45:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

HONG KONG TYPHOON - Typhoon Haima leaves 13 injured in Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:40:00 +0200efe (en)

Typhoon Haima left 13 people injured in Hong Kong on Friday, toppling nearly 200 trees and bringing the city to a standstill for 11 hours. The Hong Kong Observatory had issued a Level-8 storm warning, the third-highest, ahead of Haima, which brought winds of 105 kph (65 mph) to this bustling metropolis.

Southfield charity on the ground day after Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:38:00 +0200prnewswire (en)

DETROIT Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Life for relief and development locally purchased and distributed hundreds of Emergency Kits containing sleeping bags, bed sheets, water, and hygiene products in Haiti to assist with the relief aid following Hurricane Matthew. LIFE partnered with UK based charity Al-Khair Foundation.

Hong Kong est à l'arrêt à cause du typhon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:34:00 +0200challenges (fr)

Des rues désertées, des vols annulés, des écoles et bureaux fermés… La ville de Hong Kong était à l'arrêt ce vendredi à cause du typhon Haima qui a déjà fait huit morts aux Philippines . Les services de la météorologie avait mis en place un niveau d'alerte 8 en raison des pluies et vents violents.

Flood Victims Face Major Challenges as Early Voting Begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:31:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

30 secondes pour revoir le typhon Hamai Honk Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:30:00 +0200bfmtv (fr)

Le puissant typhon Hamai s'est abattu sur Hong Kong ce vendredi, amenant avec lui des vents soufflant à plus de 130 km/h et des pluies torrentielles. Plus de 700 vols ont été annulés et les services de transports ont été fortement perturbés. En début de semaine le même cyclone a tué au moins huit personnes aux Philippines .

Typhoon leaves 14 dead, 7 missing

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:26:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

THE Philippine National Police-National Operation Center (PNP-NOC) on Friday reported at least 29 casualties from super Typhoon Lawin (international code name: Haima ) that barreled through several provinces in Northern Luzon on Thursday. The PNP-NOC reports said that it has listed at least 14....

Telcos scored for failing to send out ‘Lawin’ alerts

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:26:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

TELECOMMUNICATION companies will have a lot of explaining to do on their failure to send out free mobile alerts to effectively warn the public of the arrival of super Typhoon Lawin (international code name: Haima ) on Wednesday. Senator Grace Poe has filed Senate Resolution (SR) 211, urging the....

DBM asked to fund buying of damaged rice

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:26:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) should release a supplemental budget that will enable the National Food Authority (NFA) to buy typhoon-damaged rice from farmers affected by super Typhoon Lawin (international code name: Haima ), Sen. Francis Pangilinan said on Friday.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:25:00 +0200newsok (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Atlantic system's chances for developing are diminishing

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:23:00 +0200nola (en)

An area of low pressure in the Atlantic is becoming less likely to develop into a tropical depression, forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said Friday morning (Oct. 21). The system is about 450 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.

Caribbean insurance facility pays out US$29.2m following Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:22:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC ) The Cayman Islands-based Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) says it has made payments totalling more than US$29.2 million to several Caribbean countries following the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew when it carved its way through the region earlier this month.

Hope dims for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:22:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humour and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly two and a half weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 +0200news9 (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

South Carolina turns to Hurricane Matthew recovery

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two weeks after Hurricane Matthew made landfall as it brushed by the South Carolina coast, recovery work is starting. All the effects of the storm aren't over. The Waccamaw River remains in major flood stage, swamping dozens of homes and businesses near Conway, after setting a record crest of 17.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:14:00 +0200tristateupdate (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Surfers ride typhoon waves in Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:12:00 +0200timesofoman (en)

Surfers in Hong Kong take to the sea despite warnings and a city-wide shut down of transport and businesses due to Typhoon Haima . Subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to know all the latest news. Copyright © 2016 Muscat Media Group. Times of Oman is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:08:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:08:00 +0200therepublic (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Haïti - Matthew : Le gouvernement multiplie les efforts pour aider les victimes

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

21/10/2016 08:57:22 Le Gouvernement multiplie les efforts pour venir en aide et porter assistance aux victimes des 7 départements frappés par l'Ouragan dévastateur Matthew. Plus des 51.1 millions de Gourdes (± 775.000 dollars US), ont été décaissés à partir des fonds d'urgence et transférés aux collectivités.

Haïti - Politique : Appel de fonds d'urgence, la communauté internationale timide...

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

21/10/2016 08:19:31 Jeudi, 10 jours après le lancement par les Nations Unies, à Genève (lundi 10 octobre) d’un appel éclair de fonds humanitaire de près de 120 millions de dollars pour venir en aide à Haïti après le passage dévastateur de l’ouragan Matthew http://www.haitilibre.

iciHaïti - Petit-Goâve : Matthew, 6 stations de radio gravement endommagées

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Après les plantations, les têtes de bétail, les écoles et les églises, les médias locaux n’ont pas été épargnés par l’ouragan Matthew à Petit-Goâve et plusieurs stations ont subit d’importants dommages dont : Radio Préférence FM (tour d'antenne tombée et endommagée, deux antennes, panneaux solaires....

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:00 +0200wkrn (en)

(AP) — As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:05:00 +0200wivb (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Otto a no-go? Forecasters lower chances of storm forming

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:01:00 +0200al (en)

Invest 99L had only a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm -- down from 80 percent earlier this week. (National Hurricane Center) A disturbance in the western Atlantic will likely not be able to get its act together and become a subtropical or tropical storm, according to forecasters on Friday.

News 28 mins ago 8:22 a.m. TECO crews head to the Bahamas

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0200wtsp (en)

TAMPA, FL. - Tampa Electric Crews are on a ferry to the Bahamas. 20 linemen are going to help restore power on the islands that have been in the dark since Hurricane Matthew. 75% of Grand Bahama Island is without power as of Friday morning. That means homes, hotels and businesses have been in the dark for more than two weeks.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:58:00 +0200wbrc (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:54:00 +0200wsfa (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:52:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti -- (AP) Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:52:00 +0200usnews (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

[Vidéo] Images de l'intérieur d'un hôpital haïtien ravagé par l'ouragan Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200euronews-fr (fr)

La maternité de la ville de Beaumont dans la région de Grand’Anse en Haïti, est en ruines. Des bris de verre tapissent les salles d’accouchement ; de l’eau goutte depuis des trous dans les plafonds ; des dossiers et des instruments médicaux jonchent le sol.

Major Flooding Forces Evacuations in Pennsylvania

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:48:00 +0200nbcnews (en)

Heavy rain inundated central and western Pennsylvania overnight, flooding several towns and forcing evacuations. Rescues were done in Milesburg and Howard, Centre County, as floods trapped residents in their homes. Some parts of Centre County got up to seven inches of rain, the Associated Press reported.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200hjnews (en)

The line wraps around the corner of the building as hundreds of voters came out on the first day of early voting at the Hope Mills Recreation Center in Hope Mills, NC on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The town is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which came through the area a few weeks ago.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200krmg (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Haima Hammered the Northern Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:46:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Haima (Lawin) became a super typhoon east of the Philippines in October 2016. It made landfall in the northern Philippines with winds of 140 mph on October 19. Haima then made a final landfall in southeast China east of Hong Kong on October 21.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:45:00 +0200wfsb (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:42:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:41:00 +0200wafb (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:41:00 +0200wxow (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Robredo vows housing for ‘Lawin’ victims in Cagayan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:40:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan: Vice President Leonor Robredo assured help to residents here, particularly those who have lost their houses after Typhoon Lawin pummeled Northern Luzon on Wednesday as relief and rehabilitation efforts continues in Region 2. The Vice President arrived here on Friday and was informed by Gov.

News Minute: Here is the latest South Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:40:00 +0200wbtv (en)

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) - Local authorities have denied a newspaper's request for video and other records related to a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school. The Anderson Independent-Mail reports the Anderson County Sheriff's Office this week denied its request for video and supplemental reports on the Sept.

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:40:00 +0200wbtv (en)

FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) - Donald Trump is coming back to the North Carolina mountains for a rally in the presidential battleground state. His visit Friday to Fletcher marks the fourth day in a row a major-party candidate for president or vice president is campaigning in the state.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:39:00 +0200kptv (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:38:00 +0200AP (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:38:00 +0200timesdaily (en)

The line wraps around the corner of the building as hundreds of voters came out on the first day of early voting at the Hope Mills Recreation Center in Hope Mills, NC on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The town is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew, which came through the area a few weeks ago.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:38:00 +0200wrcbtv (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:37:00 +0200newsok (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:35:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:35:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Where Are The Funds For Haiti?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:33:00 +0200thegrenadainformer (en)

Reverend Nicholas Charles who is originally from Haiti but now lives in Grenada, says he’s standing up for the rights of the Haitian people. Reverend Charles said for so long after the earthquake of 2010 ravaged Haiti, leaving so much damage and death in its wake, the majority of Haitian people are still living under tarpaulin.

Typhoon survivors wait for aid in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:31:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

PENABLANCA, Philippines : Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday (Oct 21), after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds....

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima (Lawin) Affected and Displaced Population (as of 21 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Typhoon Haima (Lawin) made landfall at 11:00 pm, 19 October 2016 in Peñablanca, Cagayan. Initial assessments and response are ongoing in different parts of the affected areas. As of 3:00 pm, 21 October 2016, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released its initial figures on the....

Haiti: Haïti - Coordinateur Logistique (H/F) – Port au Prince

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

Date de rédaction : 21/10/16 Date de prise de fonction souhaitée : ASAP Durée de la mission : 6 mois renouvelables Localisation : Port au Prince. Que faisons-nous en Haïti? SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL (SI) est intervenue auprès des victimes du séisme dès janvier 2010 dans les sites de déplacés de la capitale.

Haiti: International Medical Corps: Hurricane Matthew Situation Report #4 October 20, 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Fast Facts An estimated 1.4 million people are in need of assistance in Haiti due to Hurricane Matthew; Official fatality figures in Haiti indicate 546 deaths, while the full death toll remains unknown; More than 175,500 people have been displaced to evacuation shelters.

Haiti: Haiti, Cuba - Hurricane MATTHEW (ECHO, Ministry of Education of Haiti, CNM) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 October 2016)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

According to the Minister of Education of Haiti, over 400 schools were damaged by hurricane Matthew. Rehabilitation and reconstruction are already on-going. A third team of the Ministry’s engineers are deployed on the field to assess all schools located in the affected departments.

Typhoon Haima lashes China's Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:26:00 +0200sinacom (en)

People measure the wind speed on a street in Hong Kong, south China , Oct. 21, 2016. With the arrival of Typhoon Haima , public transportation was partly suspended and schools were closed in Hong Kong on Friday. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai) SINA English is the English-language destination for news and information about China.

Sensex slips into red zone

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:24:00 +0200timesofindia (en)

MUMBAI: Market showed some signs of restraint as the Sensex ended up in the red on Friday after RIL earnings failed to move investors and on heightened prospects of a US rate hike amid mixed Asian cues. However, for the week, the Sensex and the Nifty recorded gains by rising 403.58 points, or 1.45 per cent, and 109.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:16:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:14:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

VIDEO. Chine : des surfeurs défient un typhon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:12:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Les rues de Hong Kong, habituellement très animées, ont été désertées. La ville s'est retrouvée à l'arrêt à cause du typhon Haima , vendredi 21 octobre. Des centaines de vols ont été annulés, les voitures et les passants ont fui les rues, les écoles sont restées fermées comme de nombreux bureaux et commerces.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:12:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:55:00 +0200topix (en)

USA Today - The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong are deserted as the city is battered by Typhoon Haima after the storm left a trail of deaths and damage in the Philippines . Video provided by AFP Typhoon Haima batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong are....

Robredo visits typhoon-ravaged Cagayan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:40:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday visited Cagayan after Super Typhoon 'Lawin' devastated the province. She met with Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba and local disaster officials to inquire about the damage, which will be the basis for the kind of assistance her office will provide.

"Talking the Tropics With Mike": Broad low pressure offshore of U.S.

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:35:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Disturbance '99L' near/east of the Bahamas....... Wave Invest '99L' consists of a large area of low pressure with generally only weak to moderate convection east of Florida that will be near Jacksonville's latitude but 300+ miles away late Fri. The low will be aburptly pulled north/northeast....

Devastated Philippine communities wait for aid after losing everything to Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:28:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

PENABLANCA, Philippines (AFP) - Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday (Oct 21), after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the South-east Asian archipelago. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday (Oct 19)....

As Hong Kong taxi drivers jack up fares again during typhoon, is it time to legalise such ‘surcharges’?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:21:00 +0200scmp (en)

Some taxi drivers touting for business while Typhoon Haima pounded the city on Friday took advantage of the lack of transport options to demand hefty surcharges from passengers. Although the practice is illegal, most people have become accustomed to the extra charge, and one lawmaker raised the possibility of legalising such payments.

Typhoon Haima Slams Into Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:07:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Typhoon Haima lashed Hong Kong with gale force winds and rain. Photo: James Brooks via Storyful. October 21st 2016; 12 minutes ago; /video/video.news.com.

Typhoon Haima Lashes China New York Times news agency reports that Typhoon Haima barreled into southern China on Friday....

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:46:00 +0200panorama-am-en (en)

New York Times news agency reports that Typhoon Haima barreled into southern China on Friday. Chinese meteorological services said the typhoon made landfall shortly after noon in the city of Shanwei in Guangdong province, packing winds of up to 166 kilometers (103 miles) per hour before weakening to a tropical storm.

Philippines: Form 2-Situation Update No.1: Typhoon Haima (Lawin), Friday, 21 October 2016 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights Super Typhoon Haima made its landfall in Penablanca, Cagayan on 20 October 2016 at 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph. Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential are experienced across the northern Luzon region along with the risk of major flooding, mudslides and storm surges.

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima Situation Report No. 2 (as of 21 October 2016)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights Eight confirmed deaths so far from landslides. Two people are missing. Over 53,000 people are displaced in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Regions I, II, III in northern Luzon, and Regions IV-A and V in southern Luzon. Power remains out in all of CAR and in 60 municipalities across Regions I and VI-A.

Haiti: Will Hurricane Matthew reset Haiti’s aid relationships?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010 shocked the world and galvanised a massive international response. Just over two weeks after Hurricane Matthew left a trail of destruction across the southwest of the country, already the world appears to be moving on, despite warnings that the impact is severe.

Haiti: Haiti: Emergency Journalism Advisor

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:25:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Summary. Internews Humanitarian Information Service in Haiti is responding to the information needs of those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The project aims to increase the quantity, reach & impact of life-saving humanitarian information to the thousands who are displaced, have lost their homes and....

Surfers ride typhoon waves in Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:18:00 +0200BangkokPost (en)

Surfers in Hong Kong take to the sea despite warnings and a city-wide shut down of transport and businesses due to Typhoon Haima . — Reuters. 21 Oct 2016 | 16 views. Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly....

Typhoon Haima smashes into China

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:55:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Typhoon Haima made landfall on the coast of China , around 110km to the east of Hong Kong, at 04:00 GMT. It was a typhoon equivalent to Category 1 on the Saffir Simpson Scale as it came ashore almost over the top of Shanwei. The eye was no longer open but the wall of thunderstorms circulating around the centre almost reached Hong Kong.

Is worst behind us? Typhoon warning downgraded as Haima moves away from Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:48:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory has downgraded its storm signal from No 8 to No 3, as Typhoon Haima moves steadily away from the city and winds begin to weaken. It comes after a day of heavy rain and strong winds, which tore down trees, disrupted transport services and left some in hospital. As of 5pm, the storm was located 160km northeast of Hong Kong.

Some love it, others hate it as Typhoon Haima passes Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:48:00 +0200scmp (en)

Typhoon chasers, air passengers and tourists had a love-hate relationship with Typhoon Haima , which brought the city to a standstill for much of Friday. Haima prompted the issuing of typhoon signal No 8, which turned Friday into a day off with flight cancellations, heavy rain, fallen trees and the....

Buying a used car? Don't make these wrong turns

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:35:00 +0200CBSnews (en)

Used-car buyers always need to be wary. The Federal Trade Commission gets 90,000 complaints a year regarding these deals. Now, online car seller Vroom has put out a list of danger signs that may especially spell trouble for the careless buyer. The safest route to used-car buying is to get one that’s....

Preparation Pays Off in Philippines as Monster Storm Barrels Through

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:30:00 +0200iom (en)

Philippines - A major humanitarian catastrophe has been averted in the Philippines , thanks to efficient preparedness and evacuation measures by the Philippine government and its partners. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated on Wednesday night as Super Typhoon Haima (known locally as Lawin)....

Hong Kong shuts down for Typhoon Haima Hong Kong was buffeted and soaked by Typhoon Haima Friday, with trees down across the city and

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:52:00 +0200yourerie (en)

HONG KONG (CNN) Hong Kong was buffeted and soaked by Typhoon Haima Friday, with trees down across the city and hundreds of flights canceled. Authorities issued a T8 tropical cyclone warning signal early morning local time, meaning most businesses and schools were closed. Bus, ferry and train services were also affected.

Typhoon Haima kills 12 Philippine people

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:50:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) – Typhoon Haima , the strongest storm hitting the Philippines in three years, killed at least 12 people and damaged thousands of hectares of rice and corn fields, local officials said on October 21. Philippine authorities said they were assessing damage to infrastructure and crops.

University of South Carolina gathers items for flood relief

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:40:00 +0200wbtv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - In an effort to help flood victims devastated in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, organizations at the University of South Carolina are setting up collection points for water, diapers, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food. Items are being accepted Friday at the university's Alumni Center at 900 Senate St.

University of South Carolina gathers items for flood relief

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:38:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In an effort to help flood victims devastated in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, organizations at the University of South Carolina are setting up collection points for water, diapers, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food. Items are being accepted Friday at the university's Alumni Center at 900 Senate St.

Lawin destroys Cagayan infrastructure

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Residents sit on a bridge destroyed by super Typhoon Lawin ( Haima ) as they wait to be transported to the mainland, in a village in Penablanca town, Cagayan province on Friday. Super typhoon Lawin, one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines , killed at least eight people on October....

Super typhoon 'Lawin' survivors wait for aid

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

PENABLANCA - Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid on Friday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelago. Super Typhoon Haima struck on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of....

LawinPH: Power outage hampering restoration of telco services

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:36:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Communication signals in areas hit by super typhoon "Lawin" (international name: Haima ) have yet to be fully restored as the repair of power lines is still ongoing, a telecommunications executive said Friday. "Not all cell sites have their own power. We are also dependent on the restoration of power....

Daredevil surfers hit the beach in Hong Kong (VIDEO)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:25:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

HONG KONG, Oct 21 ― An incoming typhoon is drawing surfers out in Hong Kong. Typhoon Haima ― which just blew over the Philippines ― is expected to hit about 60 miles offshore. Officials have issued a number 8 warning ― the third highest ― but surfers said there's really no need for concern. ― Reuters.

Reuters Video: Typhoon surfers hit the beach in Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:25:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

. Duration: 01:00, Published 21 Oct 2016. Daredevils in Hong Kong tempt Mother Nature as incoming typhoon turns beaches into a surfers paradise. ― Reuters.

La réponse américaine à Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:24:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Les Etats-Unis ont déployé pour Haïti et en Haïti, dès le lendemain du passage de Matthew, des moyens à la mesure de leur puissance : des avions, des hélicoptères, des bateaux et un porte-avions participaient au « Joint Task Force Matthew ». Comme d’habitude, ils étaient parés à toutes les éventualités.

Les remous de l’actualité du vendredi 21 octobre 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:24:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Enex Jean-Charles aux Nations unies pour parler de post-Matthew Le Premier ministre Enex Jean-Charles, à la tête d’une délégation, est actuellement, au siège de l’Organisation des Nations unies, à New York. Le chef du gouvernement haïtien participe à une réunion de haut niveau sur la situation en Haïti à la suite du passage du cyclone Matthew.

Post Matthew: Le Canada accueille une délégation de promoteurs du tourisme du Nord d’Haïti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:24:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Véritable défi pour cette délégation composée d’organisations des secteurs privé et public haïtiens, de voyagistes, de tours opérateurs haïtiens et québécois, car après le passage du monstrueux ouragan Matthew, Haïti est perçue comme un pays à éviter. Dans cette auberge du Boulevard Charest Est au....

Le gouvernement fait le bilan des actions post-Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:24:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Le gouvernement dit multiplier les efforts pour venir en aide aux victimes des principaux départements frappés par l’ouragan Matthew. Les opérations d’assistance se poursuivent au niveau des sept départements touchés. Le gouvernement priorise désormais les voies aérienne et maritime pour la distribution de l’aide dans certaines communes.

Le choléra flambe, la réponse se met en place…les vaccins arrivent

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:24:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Ces derniers jours, il a plu des cordes sur les départements du grand Sud. Mises à genoux par l’ouragan Matthew, on dénombre de plus en plus de cas de choléra au sein des populations des zones dévastées. Au CTC de l’hôpital Saint-Antoine de Jérémie perché sur une ville dévastée, le personnel médical est sur le pied de guerre.

Des parlementaires se moquent de la «nostalgie» de Jules Cantave

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:24:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Les juges de la Cour de cassation ne trouvent pas beaucoup d’alliés dans leur démarche d’exiger, dans une résolution, le remplacement de Jocelerme Privert. Après le rejet de l’ambassadeur des États-Unis en Haïti et la condamnation du Conseil supérieur du pouvoir judiciaire (CSPJ), ce sont des....

Vietnam cancels flights to China's Hong Kong ahead of Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:23:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HANOI, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has canceled ten flights from Vietnam to China 's Hong Kong and Taiwan due to Typhoon Haima . Accordingly, as many as six flights scheduled to leave Vietnam's capital Hanoi and southern Ho Chi Minh City for Hong Kong on Thursday evening and Friday have been canceled.

No Hong Kong Flood Will Keep This Man From His Starbucks

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:21:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

Nothing gets between this man and his newspaper. Not even severe flooding. Hong Kong has been hit with extreme weather this week, with residents facing two But the man was unfazed as he sat in a Starbucks in the Hong Kong neighborhood of Chan Wai, peacefully reading his newspaper in a flooding Starbucks.

Haiti: Lenaire North - Haiti Tropical Cyclone - Situation as of 09/10/2016, Grading Map

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean with maximum sustained wind speed of 220 km/h and heavy rainfall. It's slowly moving northward from the Caribbean Sea and is closing in delivering potentially catastrophic floods to Haiti.

Haiti: Dales - Haiti Tropical Cyclone - Situation as of 12/10/2016, Grading Map

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean with maximum sustained wind speed of 220 km/h and heavy rainfall. It's slowly moving northward from the Caribbean Sea and is closing in delivering potentially catastrophic floods to Haiti.

Haiti: Laterriere - Haiti Tropical Cyclone - Situation as of 10/10/2016, Grading Map

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean with maximum sustained wind speed of 220 km/h and heavy rainfall. It's slowly moving northward from the Caribbean Sea and is closing in delivering potentially catastrophic floods to Haiti.

Haiti: Cajoux - Haiti Tropical Cyclone - Situation as of 15/10/2016, Grading Map

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:20:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean with maximum sustained wind speed of 220 km/h and heavy rainfall. It's slowly moving northward from the Caribbean Sea and is closing in delivering potentially catastrophic floods to Haiti.

University of South Carolina gathers items for flood relief

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:10:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

In an effort to help flood victims devastated in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, organizations at the University of South Carolina are setting up collection points for water, diapers, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food. Items are being accepted Friday at the university's Alumni Center at 900 Senate St.

Hong Kong shuts down as Typhoon Haima lashes city

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0200cnn (en)

As Typhoon Haima edged closer, pedestrians walk with umbrellas during a heavy downpour in Hong Kong's Causeway Bay district on October 19, 2016. People wait under displays showing lists of canceled and delayed flights at the Airport Express station as Typhoon Haima approaches Hong Kong.

Video: Inside hurricane-ravaged Haiti hospital

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:03:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

The maternity unit at Beaumont hospital in Grand’ Anse, Haiti, lies in ruin. Smashed glass carpets the delivery rooms, water drips in from holes in the ceiling and papers and medical instruments are scattered across the floor. The scene represents the crippling position in which Haiti finds itself....

Solidarité : appel aux dons pour Haïti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:02:00 +0200lepublicateurlibre (fr)

La Ferté-Macé Solidarité : appel aux dons pour Haïti Depuis une dizaine de jours, sous l'égide de l'Office de tourisme, Yves Jeanne, son président, a lancé un appel aux dons pour Haïti. 19/10/2016 à 14:50 par Michel Moriceau. Yves Jeanne et les affichettes pour l'appel aux dons.

Typhoon Haima batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown AFP

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:54:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong are deserted as the city is battered by Typhoon Haima after the storm left a trail of deaths and damage in the Philippines .

Ministry of Foreign Affairs allocates 50,000 euros to help alleviate the aftermath of hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:47:00 +0200vm-ee (en)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs helps to improve the situation of Haitians affected by the hurricane with 50,000 euros through the Word Health Organisations (WHO). According to Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi, the hurricane that hit Haiti has caused a catastrophe and help of the international community to alleviate the situation is definitely necessary.

Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report #10 - 18 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:46:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

Highlights Two weeks on from Hurricane Matthew, humanitarian aid and assistance is reaching those that need it. Roads are being cleared, schools are reopening and water is being delivered to children and families in affected areas. Cholera remains a major threat, with an increase in suspected cases that are yet to be confirmed.

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:40:00 +0200wbtv (en)

(AP) - In North Carolina, voters whose lives have been upended by Hurricane Matthew face challenges as they look to cast ballots. Roads and bridges are still closed in some places, and many people are still out of their homes or trying to put the pieces back together.

HONG KONG: Timelapse Shows Typhoon Haima Roll into Hong Kong October 21

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:26:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Powerful Typhoon Haima lashed Hong Kong with strong winds and torrential rain on Friday, October 21. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted a Typhoon Signal No. 8, prompting the closure of offices and schools, the cancellation of more than 700 flights, and disruption of bus and ferry services, according to public broadcaster RTHK.

Northern Philippines hit by Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:15:00 +0200cna (en)

EPA FRANCIS R. MALASIG Philippines /TUGUEGARAO 21/10/2016 11:14 epa05595507 Filipino firemen and soldiers unload relief goods from a C-130 cargo military plane, as a rescue helicopter flies over, at an airport that was hit by Super Typhoon Haima in Tuguegarao city, Cagayan province, 21 October 2016.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:11:00 +0200680news (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mould growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:05:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Of the 130 million Americans expected to cast ballots this year, the thousands of people in North Carolina whose lives have been upended by the flooding face some of the biggest challenges. As in-person, early voting began Thursday in the state, some roads were still impassable, bridges were washed....

China issues red alert for Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:02:00 +0200financialexpress (en)

China has issued a red alert and closed down offices, businesses and schools in the southern city of Shenzhen as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit today, local officials said. Shenzhen’s Meteorological Observatory predicted that Haima will bring winds of up to 117 km per hour and rainfall exceeding 100 millimetres.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:02:00 +0200nzherald (en)

With in-person, early voting underway in North Carolina, many victims of Hurricane Matthew could find it difficult to cast their ballots. Nearly two weeks after the storm triggered severe flooding in the state, some roads and bridges are still washed out and many people are still out of their homes or just trying to put their lives back together.

Oct 21, 2016 3:18AM EDTpublished: Oct 21, 2016 3:13AM EDT

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:02:00 +0200theglobeandmail (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mould growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:53:00 +0200wcfcourier (en)

Of the 130 million Americans expected to cast ballots this year, the thousands of people in North Carolina whose lives have been upended by the flooding face some of the biggest challenges. As in-person, early voting began Thursday in the state, some roads were still impassable, bridges were washed....

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:51:00 +0200timescolonist (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mould growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Paris : une aide de 50 000 € pour Haïti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:50:00 +0200leparisien (fr)

L ors du prochain Conseil de Paris (du 7 au 9 novembre), la Ville va proposer le vote d’un aide d’urgence de 50 000 € pour Haïti après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew, le 4 octobre dernier. De catégorie 5, il a provoqué la mort de plus de 500 personnes et mis en situation de grand danger 750 000 autres.

Haiti : Compte rendu reunions secteur education - Coordination réponse ouragan Matthew, 11 octobre 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:45:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (fr)

Situation : M. le Ministre a présenté la situation. Il a informé les participants que : Le gouvernement a mis en place une commission d’exécution de projets constitués de BMPAD, FAES, UCLBP. L’Etat central essaie donc de prendre en charge au maximum les besoins sur le terrain.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:44:00 +0200eastoregonian (en)

With in-person, early voting underway in North Carolina, many victims of Hurricane Matthew could find it difficult to cast their ballots. Nearly two weeks after the storm triggered severe flooding in the state, some roads and bridges are still washed out and many people are still out of their homes or just trying to put their lives back together.

Is worst behind us? Typhoon warning could be downgraded near dusk as Haima moves away from Hong Kong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:43:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory said the influence of gale-force winds will last some time, explaining why Typhoon Signal No 8 remained in force on Friday afternoon. But it will be downgraded to Signal No 3 around dusk as Typhoon Haima moves away from the city.

Haïti : Ban Ki-moon demande aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:42:00 +0200cctv-fr (fr)

10-21-2016 14:35. NEW YORK (Nations Unies), 20 octobre (Xinhua) -- Le secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a demandé jeudi aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire de 120 millions de dollars pour venir en aide aux Haïtiens touchés par l'ouragan Matthew, lors d'une rencontre avec l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:41:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:40:00 +0200wbtv (en)

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press. With in-person, early voting underway in North Carolina, many victims of Hurricane Matthew could find it difficult to cast their ballots. Nearly two weeks after the storm triggered severe flooding in the state, some roads and bridges are still washed out and....

Typhoon Haima puts Hong Kong to halt

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:39:00 +0200china (en)

As typhoon Haima edges closer to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal at 6.10 a.m. HKT on Friday, bringing transport and public services to a standstill. It is the first time Hong Kong hoisted a typhoon signal no. 8 in October since 1995, where the region's typhoon season runs mainly in summer.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:39:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:39:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:36:00 +0200startribune (en)

"I know it's something we need to focus on, but it's kind of hard to focus on that when you've got all this going on," said Keith Scott, a 49-year-old state prison employee who lives outside Lumberton, one of the areas inundated by Hurricane Matthew nearly two weeks ago. "Right now, you've got to find a place to live.

'Lawin' leaves at least 7 dead

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:32:00 +0200sunstar (en)

SUPER Typhoon Lawin ( Haima ), the strongest storm to hit the country this year, killed at least seven people and destroyed infrastructures in several Luzon provinces, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Friday. In an update, the NDRRMC identified the fatalities....

PHILIPPINES TYPHOON - Typhoon Haima death toll rises to 12 in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:32:00 +0200efe (en)

Authorities in the Philippines Friday raised the death toll from typhoon Haima to 12. The storm hit the northern Philippines on Thursday with strong winds and heavy rains which have caused flooding and damage to infrastructure and crops. The typhoon, known as "Lawin" in the Philippines, on Thursday....

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:30:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

(AP) As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

After the hurricane, cholera decimates Haitian victims AFP

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:24:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

Cholera is spreading at lightning speed in the Haitian remote mountain village of Randelle, just two weeks after the passage of powerful Hurricane Matthew. All beds are full at the NGO Samantha's Purse cholera treatment center.

HONG KONG: Big Waves Slam Hong Kong Island as Typhoon Haima Hits October 21

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:22:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Big waves slammed the Kennedy Town waterfront in Hong Kong as Typhoon Haima hit the city on Friday, October 21. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted a Typhoon Signal No. 8, prompting the closure of offices and schools, the cancellation of more than 700 flights, and disruption of bus and ferry services, according to public broadcaster RTHK.

HONG KONG: Rough Seas Batter Hong Kong Island Ahead of Typhoon Haima October 21

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:22:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Rough seas battered the shore of Shek O, Hong Kong, on Friday, October 21, before Typhoon Haima hit the city. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted a Typhoon Signal No. 8, prompting the closure of offices and schools, the cancellation of more than 700 flights, and disruption of bus and ferry services, according to public broadcaster RTHK.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:22:00 +0200mcclatchydc (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:21:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:19:00 +0200therepublic (en)

As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.

Typhoon Haima Death Toll Rises to 12 in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:18:00 +0200laht (en)

MANILA – Authorities in the Philippines raised on Friday the death toll from typhoon Haima to 12. The storm hit the northern Philippines on Thursday with strong winds and heavy rains which have caused flooding and damage to infrastructure and crops. The typhoon, known as “Lawin” in the Philippines,....

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:18:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

With in-person, early voting underway in North Carolina, many victims of Hurricane Matthew could find it difficult to cast their ballots. Nearly two weeks after the storm triggered severe flooding in the state, some roads and bridges are still washed out and many people are still out of their homes or just trying to put their lives back together.

Philippines: NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 04 re Preparedness Measures for Typhoon "Lawin" (I.N. Haima)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:16:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. 18 October 2016 Typhoon "LAWIN" has intensified further while traversing the Philippine Sea with maximum sustained winds of up to 185 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 230 kph. It is forecasted to move West Northwest at 24 kph. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No.

Haiti: Haïti : Ban Ki-moon demande aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:16:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

20 octobre 2016 – Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a demandé jeudi aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire de 120 millions de dollars pour venir en aide aux Haïtiens touchés par l'ouragan Matthew, lors d'une rencontre avec l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies.

Philippines: DSWD units in Lawin-affected provinces actively working to mitigate impact of typhoon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:16:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has adequate funds and family food packs to augment the resources of the Local Government Units (LGUs) of areas hit by super typhoon Lawin in Regions I, II, III, CAR, CALABARZON, and V. To date, a total of 24,669 families or 104,242 persons in....

Après l'ouragan, le choléra décime des sinistrés haïtiens AFP

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:16:00 +0200msn-fr (fr)

Le choléra se répand à une vitesse fulgurante à Randelle, village de montagne isolé. Deux semaines après le passage du puissant ouragan Matthew, l'ONG Samaritan's Purse a apporté un répit inespéré en terminant d'installer un centre d'urgence de traitement du choléra. Tous les lits sont déjà occupés. Durée: 00:53.

Haiti: Haiti: Food, water, and shelter worries in isolated villages

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:16:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew tore through areas of southern Haiti, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams continue to treat people for wounds from the storm and diseases linked to its aftermath, and are prioritizing reaching isolated villages that are in urgent need of aid.

Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:15:00 +0200wncn (en)

With in-person, early voting underway in North Carolina, many victims of Hurricane Matthew could find it difficult to cast their ballots. Nearly two weeks after the storm triggered severe flooding in the state, some roads and bridges are still washed out and many people are still out of their homes or just trying to put their lives back together.

Haiti : Compte rendu reunions secteur education - Coordination réponse ouragan Matthew, 06 octobre 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:14:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (fr)

Le directeur de cabinet du Ministre a été désigné par ce dernier comme point focal pour coordonner les partenaires actifs dans le secteur éducatifs. Les partenaires ont salué la volonté du MENFP à assurer la coordination des partenaires pour assurer une bonne réponse aux besoins éducatifs.

HKEX: No Trading Today In Securities And Derivatives Markets Due To Issuance Of Typhoon Signal No. 8

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:12:00 +0200mondovisione (en)

. Date 21/10/2016. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announced that today's trading sessions in the securities and derivatives markets, including After-Hours Futures Trading, have been cancelled due to the issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8. No securities clearing and settlement services will be provided for the day.

Typhoon Haima makes landfall in south China

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

Typhoon Haima , the 22nd typhoon of the year, made landfall in south China 's Guangdong Province at the noon of Friday. The tropical cyclone, packing maximum winds of 150 to 166 kilometers per hour at its center, landed at the coastal area of Houmen township in Haifeng county of Shanwei city at 12:40 p.

Concern grows in hurricane hit Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:09:00 +0200dublinpeople (en)

Neil Fetherstonhaugh. View More Images TWO Dubliners working with Concern Worldwide are in the thick of relief efforts in Haiti, where over 1.4 million people need immediate humanitarian aid and the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:55:00 +0200dailyjournal (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

HKEX: Securities And Derivatives Markets Delay Open Due To Issuance Of Typhoon Signal No. 8

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:42:00 +0200mondovisione (en)

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announced that the morning trading in its securities market, including Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect trading, and derivatives market has been delayed due to the issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8. If Typhoon Signal No.

Après le déluge Matthew en Haïti : Des eaux de surface au fond de l'abîme (1 de 2)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:37:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

Par Leslie Péan* Soumis à AlterPresse le 19 octobre 2016. Les dégâts causés par le cyclone Matthew sont connus. La désolation s’est installée dans le territoire de la Grand’Anse où l’on entend même plus le chant des oiseaux. Rares sont les gazouillis des tourterelles et des sèpantye....

Typhoon Haima makes landfall in south China

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:17:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

GUANGZHOU, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haima , the 22nd typhoon of the year, made landfall in south China 's Guangdong Province at the noon of Friday. The tropical cyclone, packing maximum winds of 150 to 166 kilometers per hour at its center, landed at the coastal area of Houmen township in Haifeng county of Shanwei city at 12:40 p.

At Least 4 Dead as Typhoon Heima Slams into the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:17:00 +0200laht (en)

BANGKOK – At least four people have been killed as typhoon Heima slammed into northern Philippines on Thursday, accompanied by fierce winds and heavy rains that led to the evacuation of thousands. Two construction workers were killed in the village of La Trinidad, in the hilly Benguet province,....

Haiti Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:15:00 +0200BulgariaTelegraph-en (en)

In this Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 photo, a Minnie Mouse plush is ensconced in the frame of a warped iron bed among the debris of a home destroyed by Hurricane Matthew, in Port-a-Piment, a district of Les Cayes, Haiti. While relief can often be slow and chaotic in disasters all around the world, the....

It’s finally here: Typhoon Haima batters Hong Kong with heavy rain and gale-force winds

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:10:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory issued an alert on Friday afternoon warning of widespread heavy rain over the next couple of hours. This came on top of the shutdown of transport and public services in the city after Signal No 8 was issued in view of Typhoon Haima , which made landfall 100km to the east of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong shuts down as Typhoon Haima’s approach disrupts transport and public services

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:10:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Observatory said local winds were mainly from the north. Owing to the effect of the terrain, Hongkongers may feel the winds have not substantially strengthened, however, they are expected to do so rapidly, with frequent squalls and heavy rain through the morning.

Sunshine City? More like the Leaky City: St. Petersburg's sewage problem tied to pipe leaks

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:56:00 +0200tampabay (en)

On an average day without rain, about two-thirds of St. Petersburg's sewage flow is made up of groundwater entering leaky sewer pipes, consultants told the City Council on Thursday. But when it rains, those leaky pipes are deluged. That results in a spike of sewage, overwhelming the city's sewer system.

Typhoon Haima puts Hong Kong to halt

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:55:00 +0200sinacom (en)

HONG KONG, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- As typhoon Haima edges closer to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal at 6.10 a.m. HKT on Friday, bringing transport and public services to a standstill. It is the first time Hong Kong hoisted a typhoon signal no.

Haïti-Matthew : Adoption de nouvelles stratégies pour une meilleure distribution de l'aide humanitaire, annonce le gouvernement

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:52:00 +0200alterpresse (fr)

P-au-P, 20 oct. 2016 [AlterPresse] --- Le gouvernement annonce l’adoption de nouvelles stratégies pour une meilleure distribution de l’aide humanitaire, dans un communiqué du Ministère de l’intérieur et des collectivités territoriales (Mict) en date du 19 octobre 2016 et transmis à AlterPresse.

Haïti : Ban Ki-moon demande aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:48:00 +0200french-news (fr)

NEW YORK (Nations Unies), 20 octobre (Xinhua) -- Le secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a demandé jeudi aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire de 120 millions de dollars pour venir en aide aux Haïtiens touchés par l'ouragan Matthew, lors d'une rencontre avec l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies.

Haiti: UNICEF Haiti: Humanitarian Situation Report on Hurricane Matthew #10, 20 October 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. Two weeks on from Hurricane Matthew, humanitarian aid and assistance is reaching affected populations. Roads are being cleared, schools are reopening and water is being delivered to children and families in affected areas. Cholera remains a major threat, with an increase in number of suspected cases that are yet to be confirmed.

Haiti: Hurricane Matthew Preliminary Satellite Based Damage Assessment Report: Grand South departments (Grand’Anse, South and Nippes), Haiti [Update 1 (as of 18 Oct. 2016): Area 1 & Area 2]

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:10:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Hurricane Matthew Preliminary Satellite Based Damage Assessment Report: Grand South departments (Grand’Anse, South and Nippes), Haiti [Update 1 (as of 18 Oct. 2016): Area 1 & Area 2] Informing humanitarians worldwide. A service provided by ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable....

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:09:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Life 'Starbucks uncle' becomes unlikely social media sensation

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:08:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

An elderly man in Hong Kong, reading his newspaper nonchalantly in a flooded Hong Kong Starbucks cafe, has become the latest hit on social media. Hong Kong was pounded by heavy rains this week, bringing floods to parts of the island. However, this old man remained unperturbed and continued to enjoy....

China issues red alert for Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:05:00 +0200india (en)

Shenzhen's Meteorological Observatory predicted that Haima will bring winds of up to 117 km per hour and rainfall exceeding 100 millimetres. Residents have been advised to stay indoors and safe locations across the city have been set up for anyone who may get caught out.

Rebuilding efforts underway in Eastern Cuba but US hurricane aid is rebuffed

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:04:00 +0200virginislandsdailynews (en)

MIAMI — For many residents of Baracoa, the Cuban city hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew, it could be a long time before life returns to normal. Two weeks after the ferocious storm plowed across the eastern tip of the island, schools were back in session and construction materials and heavy equipment....

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 +0200nzherald (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) " Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

Several Cagayan towns still isolated after 'Lawin'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:59:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

CAGAYAN - Several towns in the southwest portion of Cagayan remain isolated Friday with roads blocked and communication lines still down due to the effects of typhoon "Lawin." Cagayan Governor Manuel Mamba said the towns of Tuao, Rizal, Piat, and Sto, Niño have yet to be reached even as members of....

Typhoon Haima puts Hong Kong to halt

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:47:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HONG KONG, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- As typhoon Haima edges closer to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal at 6.10 a.m. HKT on Friday, bringing transport and public services to a standstill. It is the first time Hong Kong hoisted a typhoon signal no.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:41:00 +0200chron (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti (AP) Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 &frac12; weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:40:00 +0200startribune (en)

Family and neighbors near the hard-luck town of Port-a-Piment have dug by hand through wreckage and scoured the riverbanks, but to no avail. "It pains me that I can't say goodbye properly," said Bernadette Desravine, holding her father's ID card and mud-smeared baseball cap. "But I believe I will see him again in heaven.

In Haiti, hopes dim for missing victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:35:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

PORT-A-PIMENT, Haiti — Nobody has seen or heard from Edma Desravine, a 71-year-old grandfather known for his sly sense of humor and bad luck at cock fights, in the roughly 2 ½ weeks since Hurricane Matthew sent floodwaters and debris crashing into his riverside shantytown.

In Haiti, Hopes Dim for Missing Victims of Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:33:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

This Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 shows a rooster standing near the home of Bertha Mesilier, that she shared with her husband Edma Desravine, who was last seen seeking refuge from the heavy rainfall and winds brought by Hurricane Matthew, in Port-a-Piment, a district of Les Cayes, Haiti.

00:50 Typhoon Haima hits Hong Kong and Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:28:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

Heavy rain and floods hit Hong Kong on Wednesday (October 19) as Typhoon Haima approached the city. Get the latest news, opinion, trends, coverage, reports and more from AsiaOne—straight to your inbox! Or download our apps from Apple store or Google Play.

Poweful typhoon kills eight in Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:26:00 +0200mid-day (en)

Children play amid their destroyed houses after typhoon Haima hit their homes near San Pablo town on Thursday. PIC/AFP. San Pablo: One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people yesterday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed thousands of homes.

DSWD & NDRRMC make aerial survey of typhoon-hit Cagayan

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:24:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

Super typhoon ‘Lawin’ had made landfall in Peñablanca, Cagayan at 11 pm last Wednesday. In a press briefing in Camp Aguinaldo, NDRRMC Spokesperson Romina Marasigan reported, a C-130 plane from Mactan, Cebu has flown to Cagayan to replenish the relief supplies for disaster victims.

China Issues Red Alert For Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:22:00 +0200news18 (en)

Beijing: China has issued a red alert and closed down offices, businesses and schools in the southern city of Shenzhen as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit on Friday, local officials said. Shenzhen's Meteorological Observatory predicted that Haima will bring winds of up to 117 km per hour and rainfall exceeding 100 millimetres.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing : No Trading Today in Securities and Derivatives Markets due to Issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:21:00 +02004-traders (en)

No Trading Today in Securities and Derivatives Markets due to Issuance of Typhoon Signal No. 8. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announced that today's trading sessions in the securities and derivatives markets, including After-Hours Futures Trading, have been cancelled due to the issuance of Typhoon Signal No.

Why Haitians are stranded in Mexico PRI

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:08:00 +0200msn-uk (en)

© REUTERS/Edgard Garrido In a quiet Tijuana neighborhood, Haitian migrants mill about in the morning light. Some rest on blankets under trees, others play dominoes. Babo Pierrot, 44, wearing a tattered sweatshirt, talks to his wife in Haitian Creole. The couple and their baby boy arrived here about two weeks ago, migrating from Brazil.

Super Typhoon Haima kills at least eight in Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

SAN PABLO , Philippines (AFP) – One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday (Oct 20) as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of....

Hurricane Nicole’s long trek

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:00:00 +0200thesundaytimes (en)

Hurricane Nicole was an astonishing storm. Three times it looked like dying out and was downgraded to a tropical storm, and each time it became rejuvenated and grew back into a hurricane. At its worst it became a major hurricane, Category 4, with winds reaching 130mph as it fed off unusually warm....

Quelle mouche a piqué les juges de la Cour de cassation ?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:57:00 +0200haitienmarche (fr)

POLITIQUE: En EDITORIAL le NOUVELLISTE en date du jeudi 20 Octobre titre : Quelle mouche a piqué les juges de la Cour de cassation ? En effet ces juges en cette période où tout un chacun essaye de donner sa quote part pour aider le gouvernement à secourir ceux qui en ont le plus besoin ne trouve....

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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:57:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

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Ouragan aux Caraïbes

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:53:00 +0200estrepublicain (fr)

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Haima Moving Inland into China

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:52:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Haima is moving inland into southeast China , just east of Hong Kong, as a weaker typhoon. Strong winds, flooding rainfall and storm surge flooding are threats in southeast China Friday. Haima made landfall in the northern Philippines with winds of 140 mph on Wednesday afternoon.

Philippines: Typhoon kills 4, leaves 1000s powerless

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:50:00 +0200aa-en (en)

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - OCTOBER 19: A man makes preparations to protect his house as the Typhoon Haima moving towards Philippines , at Tuguegarao City of Cagayan in Manila, Philippines on October 19, 2016. Typhoon Haima, locally known as Typhoon Lawin is now categorized as a super typhoon. ( George Calvelo - Anadolu Agency ) Hader Glang.

Five people dead after Super Typhoon Haima smashes into Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:47:00 +0200tvnz (en)

At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening and blowing away into the South China Sea, officials said. Haima has since blown into the South China Sea.

HK in Haima’s crosshairs as T8 warning is raised

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:44:00 +0200asiatimes (en)

The Observatory said local winds were mainly from the north. Owing to the effect of the terrain, Hongkongers may feel the winds have not substantially strengthened, however, they are expected to do so rapidly, with frequent squalls and heavy rain through the morning.

Bridesmaid misses best friend's wedding due to cancellation A bridesmaid who missed her best friend's wedding has accused an airline of being too cautious in cancelling her flight to the USA. 1

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:44:00 +0200kentonline (en)

A bridesmaid and her husband who missed a wedding have accused an airline of being too cautious in cancelling their flight to the USA over fears of a hurricane. While other airlines continued with departures, Darrel and Danielle Relf were the only members of a wedding party of 23 from England who were stopped from going.

State regulators say Duke must submit plan for coal ash spilled by Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:43:00 +0200wncn (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — State regulators say Duke Energy has to submit a plan for dealing with coal ash that spilled during the flooding from Hurricane Matthew. The flooding affected the H.F. Lee plant in Wayne County, which sits near the Neuse River. Environmental groups have been worried about....

Super Typhoon Haima looking at direct hit on Hong

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:38:00 +0200direktbroker (en)

21.10.2016 - 03:18 Uhr Super Typhoon Haima looking at direct hit on Hong Kong. Stephen Feller and Doug G. WareMANILA, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- After ramming the Philippines , Super Typhoon Haima is now looking to make a direct hit on Hong Kong, forecasters said Thursday.

Gov. Scott: Disaster unemployment assistance now available

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:32:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

. Florida Governor Rick Scott said residents have a month to file a request for disaster benefits by Nov. 18, 2016. Applicants must be legal U.S. residents and must have been working in or residing in Flagler, St. Johns, Volusia and Putnam counties. Governor Rick Scott announced that Floridians....

Classico du rire, un spectacle de comédie pour le grand Sud

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:21:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Classico du rire aux éclats, un spectacle de divertissement pour prouver encore une fois une grande solidarité envers les victimes de l’ouragan Matthew. Cet évènement baptisé le Classico du rire aux éclats, prévu pour ce 21 octobre, vous donne rendez-vous avec le rire à l’auditorium de l’institution Ste-Rose de Lima située à l’avenue John Brown.

Over 90,000 flee as typhoon slams northern Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:19:00 +0200trust (en)

Powerful storm rips through major rice growing regions, damaging crops and houses, but no reports of casualties. (Updates with number of evacuees, typhoon direction) By Erik De Castro. PAGUDPUD, PHILIPPINES Oct 20 (Reuters) - Super Typhoon Haima , the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in three....

Hurricane Nicole’s long trek

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:13:00 +0200thetimes (en)

Hurricane Nicole was an astonishing storm. Three times it looked like dying out and was downgraded to a tropical storm, and each time it became rejuvenated and grew back into a hurricane. At its worst it became a major hurricane, Category 4, with winds reaching 130mph as it fed off unusually warm....

Mosquito control fights post-Matthew outbreak with aerial spraying

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:10:00 +0200news4jax (en)

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Mosquitoes have become even more of a problem in Florida after Hurricane Matthew. In St. Johns County, Anastasia Mosquito Control conduct has received more than 1,000 calls a day about mosquito problems since the storm. The agency conducted aerial spraying from 8 to 11 p.m.

CARICOM sends emergency relief supplies to Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:10:00 +0200searchlight (en)

CARICOM delivered a shipment of approximately USD$53,000 worth of emergency relief supplies to Haiti. Organized by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), through the collaborative efforts of the CDEMA Coordinating Unit and the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency....

HAITI-INTEMPERIES: : LE MICT APPELLE LA POPULATION À LA VIGILANCE

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:07:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

Dans une note acheminée á la rédaction de Haiti Press network, le Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales a informé que « Compte tenu des conditions météorologiques sur l’Atlantique et la Caraïbe, touchant particulièrement Haïti, des averses sectorielles à caractères orageuses....

Haïti-PNH : » Pas de démission au sein du Haut commandement de la PNH », selon Michel-Ange Gédéon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:07:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

Dans une note acheminée à la rédaction de Haiti Press Network (HPN), la Direction Générale de la Police Nationale d’Haïti a apporté un démenti formel à une rumeur persistante circulant sur les réseaux sociaux faisant état de la démission de certains membres du Haut-Commandement de la PNH dont le Directeur Général lui-même.

Haiti-Metéo: Le pays sous les eaux jusqu'au 21 Octobre

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:07:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

Jusqu’au 21 octobre des averses sectorielles orageuses avec des risques d’inondations, d’éboulements et de glissements de terrain sont prévues sur 8 départements du pays dont le sud, la Grand Anse et les Nippes, touchés par l’ouragan Matthew informe le dernier bulletin du Centre national de météorologie (CNM).

Haïti-Post-Matthew :De nouvelles stratégies pour la distribution de l’aide par voie maritime et terrestre

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:07:00 +0200haitipressnetwork (fr)

Dans une note acheminée à la rédaction de Haiti Press Network, le Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, à partir du Centre d’Opération d’Urgence National (COUN), affirme avoir renforcé sa stratégie de distribution de l’aide aux personnes touchées par le passage dévastateur de l’ouragan Matthew.

Philippines: Philippines, China - Tropical Cyclones HAIMA - ECHO Daily Map | 20/10/2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Situation Tropical Cyclone HAIMA (locally named LAWIN) made landfall in Penablanca (Cagayan province) on 19 October at 15.00 UTC, as a very intense Typhoon, with max. sustained winds of 200-220 km/h. After the landfall it continued moving over the provinces of Apayao and Ilocos Norte, slightly....

China: Typhoon Haima disrupts life in southern China

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:05:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

SHENZHEN, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Offices, businesses and schools in the southern city of Shenzhen will close as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit Friday afternoon, the local flood control authorities said. Shenzhen in Guangdong Province will activate China 's highest-level of emergency response measures....

Ghost town: Hong Kong shuts down as Typhoon Haima’s approach disrupts transport and public services

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:05:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Observatory said local winds were mainly from the north. Owing to the effect of the terrain, Hongkongers may feel the winds have not substantially strengthened, however, they are expected to do so rapidly, with frequent squalls and heavy rain through the morning.

Why Haitians are stranded in Mexico

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:02:00 +0200globalpost (en)

But now the family has been uprooted again. This time, it was Brazil’s sinking economy that convinced them to move north. They are aiming for the United States, where they hope for better-paying work. For this family and thousands of other Haitians facing similar circumstances in recent months, the....

Typhoon in Philippines leaves 8 dead, displaces thousands

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:51:00 +0200omanobserver-om (en)

MANILA: Typhoon Haima blew out of the Philippines on Thursday after pummelling its northern provinces and leaving at least eight people dead and more than 90,000 displaced, officials said. Haima made landfall in the province of Cagayan overnight, with winds of up to 225 km/h, ripping off roofs,....

Rebuilding efforts underway in Eastern Cuba but U.S. hurricane aid rebuffed

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:50:00 +0200miamiherald (en)

Two weeks after the ferocious storm plowed across the eastern tip of the island, schools were back in session and construction materials and heavy equipment from Venezuela and Japan had started to arrive, helping Cuban government efforts to clear roads and restore electricity and communications systems.

AFP Hong Kong in lockdown as Typhoon Haima nears

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:49:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

"Seas are rough and there are swells. Members of the public should stay on high alert, stay away from the shoreline," the observatory said, with wind speeds expected to reach more than 60kmh. Despite the warning, some residents headed to the harbour to take pictures of waves, while some lone anglers also tried their luck.

Super typhoon kills at least 8 in Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:49:00 +0200AsiaOne (en)

Dalupan, her two young daughters and husband, were forced to flee to the highway along with their neighbours during the height of the storm when their shanty homes, made of plywood, were ripped apart. "We were soaked when the roof flew off, even my little babies got drenched... all of our clothes were drenched.

Hong Kong shuts down for typhoon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:37:00 +0200cnn (en)

The warning calls for tropical storm winds of 63 to 117 kph (39 to 73 mph) and advises residents to secure windows, reinforce them with shutters, and remain indoors. The No. 8 Storm Signal is expected to remain in force most of the day in Hong Kong. So far, the Home Affairs Department has opened 20....

8 Hong Kong-bound flights from Singapore cancelled due to Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:24:00 +0200todayonline (en)

SINGAPORE — At least eight flights from Singapore to Hong Kong have been cancelled on Friday (Oct 21) as at 9am, with another nine re-timed for later departure due to Typhoon Haima . The affected airlines are Singapore Airlines, Tigerair, United Airlines, Jetstar Asia, and Cathay Pacific.

Eight Hong Kong-bound flights from Singapore cancelled due to Typhoon Haima (VIDEO)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:18:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

A man walks past a boutique with windows taped as Typhoon Haima approaches in Hong Kong, China , October 21, 2016. — Reuters pic. SINGAPORE, Oct 21 — At least eight flights from Singapore to Hong Kong have been cancelled today as at 9am, with another nine re-timed for later departure due to Typhoon Haima.

Un nouveau Canaan en gestation à l’entrée de Jérémie

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:13:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Le décor est planté. On est à l’entrée de la ville de Jérémie. Dans un espace appartenant à une mission chrétienne, plusieurs dizaines de familles sinistrées prennent place. Dans l'insalubrité la plus totale, où immondices et morceaux de tissus de toutes les couleurs se mélangent à la boue, ces....

Quels sont les rôles des télécommunications (ICT) dans la gestion des désastres naturels ?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:13:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Il est évident pour tous les acteurs concernés par la gestion des désastres et les victimes que les télécommunications jouent des rôles extrêmement indispensables durant trois phases : préparation, réponse et récupération. Que permettent les Télécommunications avant l’arrivée des désastres ? Avant....

Guangdong prepares for typhoon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:56:00 +0200china.org.cn (en)

Coastal cities and government departments in the southern province of Guangdong are on high alert and preparing for possible disasters caused by Typhoon Haima . Haima, the 22nd typhoon to hit China this year, is expected to slam into coastal areas between Zhuhai at the mouth of the Pearl River and....

Judge: No evidence Florida slowing verification of 72,000 recently registered voters

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:41:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

TALLAHASSEE -- A federal judge on Thursday rejected a request from the Florida Democratic Party to allow unverified voters to cast ballots, saying state and county officials already are doing enough to meet the demands of an extended registration deadline. U.S. District Court Judge Mark E.

Hong Kong shuts down as Typhoon Haima edges closer

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:37:00 +0200cnn (en)

The warning calls for tropical storm winds of 63 to 117 kph (39 to 73 mph) and advises residents to secure windows, reinforce them with shutters, and remain indoors. The No. 8 Storm Signal is expected to remain in force most of the day in Hong Kong. At 6 a.m.

Fall arrives in the Upstate

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:32:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

FOX Carolina accompanied Samaritan's Purse on a mission to Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. More > FOX Carolina accompanied Samaritan's Purse on a mission to Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Muhammad Ali rose to fame as one of the greatest athletes of all time.

NGCP working on downed power lines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:01:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

At least 12 power lines in areas ravaged by Super Typhoon "Lawin" (international name: Haima ) have yet to be restored by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), officials said Friday morning. Twenty-one power lines in Northern Luzon were affected by the typhoon but nine lines,....

Hong Kong in crosshairs of typhoon Haima as Signal No. 8 raised over city

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:28:00 +0200scmp (en)

Typhoon Signal No. 8 is expected to remain in force for “most of the time” on Friday, says the Hong Kong Observatory as the city will be in the crosshairs of Typhoon Haima . The Signal No. 8 storm warning was issued at 6:10 am, ahead of the morning rush-hour commute. Disruption is expected across the territory.

NOAA explains what's in store for the U.S. this winter

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:27:00 +0200kansascity (en)

The deaf interpreter signing Gov. Nikki Haley's press conferences on Hurricane Matthew has created quite a buzz thanks to his particularly animated facial expression. But his animated facial expressions are no accident. Prince William and Kate and their two adorable children — Prince George, 3, and....

Le nombre de premières demandes d'allocation chômage aux Etats-Unis passe de son plus bas niveau en 40 ans à 260 000

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:24:00 +0200french-news (fr)

WASHINGTON, 20 octobre (Xinhua) -- Le nombre d'Américains ayant pour la première fois déposé une demande d'allocation chômage est passé à 260 000 la semaine dernière, a déclaré jeudi le Département américain du Travail. Il s'agit d'une hausse de 13 000 demandes par rapport aux chiffres révisés de la....

Local 4 mins ago 7:17 p.m. Building a great wall -- on our eastern border

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:21:00 +0200firstcoastnews (en)

Saving beachfront homes in Vilano and South Ponte Vedra beaches will require building a great wall. That was the consensus of federal, state and local stakeholders, who met Thursday to discuss the future of St. Johns County’s critically eroded beaches. Hurricane Matthew left miles of destruction along beaches north of St.

Four-year-old lends a helping hand in St. Augustine after Hurricane Matthew

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:11:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - When tragedy strikes the community, sometimes the biggest heroescome in small packages. Caleb Calcano is your average 4-year-old, but if you ask his mom, Caleb has a heart that’s bigger than most. Immediately after seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew, Caleb told his mom he wanted to help.

Covering Hurricane Matthew in Haiti | Reuters

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:07:00 +0200firstpost (en)

By Carlos Garcia Rawlins | JEREMIE, HAITI. JEREMIE, HAITI The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed.With a bird's eye view from inside a plane, I could see that not one house was left with a roof, clothes were scattered everywhere and people picked through debris.

Sunshine City? More like the Leaky City: St. Petersburg's sewage problem tied to pipe leaks

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:02:00 +0200tampabay (en)

On an average day without rain, about two-thirds of St. Petersburg's sewage flow is made up of groundwater entering leaky sewer pipes, consultants told the City Council on Thursday. But when it rains, those leaky pipes are deluged. That results in a spike of sewage, overwhelming the city's sewer system.

Atlantic system continues to move northward

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:58:00 +0200nola (en)

A broad area of low pressure centered a little more than 200 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas was moving slowly northward, the National Hurricane Center reported Thursday night (Oct. 20). Data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter plane indicated the low does not have a well defined center, and the thunderstorm activity continued to be limited.

Haiti: Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:56:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Plan Better to Prevent Problems in Hurricane’s Wake. Amanda Klasing Senior Researcher, Women's Rights Division. It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane....

Haiti: Food, Water, and Shelter Worries in Isolated Villages

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:46:00 +0200MSF-USA (en)

More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew tore through areas of southern Haiti, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams continue to treat people for wounds from the storm and diseases linked to its aftermath, and are prioritizing reaching isolated villages that are in urgent need of aid.

Covering Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:37:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

By Carlos Garcia Rawlins. JEREMIE, HAITI (Reuters) - The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed. With a bird's eye view from inside a plane, I could see that not one house was left with a roof, clothes were scattered everywhere and people picked through debris.

Covering Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:30:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

JEREMIE, HAITI: The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed. With a bird's eye view from inside a plane, I could see that not one house was left with a roof, clothes were scattered everywhere and people picked through debris. Hurricane Matthew had hit Haiti hard, and I was there to photograph the storm's aftermath.

Hurricane Energy provides spur for North Sea explorers

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:27:00 +0200heraldscotland (en)

HURRICANE Energy has secured £70 million backing from private investors in a development that may boost morale in the hard-pressed North Sea oil and gas industry. Surrey-based Hurricane raised the funding in a placing it said won good support from existing investors and allowed the firm to add blue chip institutions to the share register.

Covering Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:23:00 +0200reuters-in (en)

JEREMIE, HAITI The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed. With a bird's eye view from inside a plane, I could see that not one house was left with a roof, clothes were scattered everywhere and people picked through debris. Hurricane Matthew had hit Haiti hard, and I was there to photograph the storm's aftermath.

Judge turns aside request on unverified voters

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:20:00 +0200fox35orlando (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) - A federal judge Thursday rejected Democrats' demands to push elections officials harder to process voter-registration forms, making it more likely that some early voters might have to cast provisional ballots. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker, who issued a ruling last week....

Covering Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:15:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

By Carlos Garcia Rawlins. JEREMIE, HAITI (Reuters) - The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed. With a bird's eye view from inside a plane, I could see that not one house was left with a roof, clothes were scattered everywhere and people picked through debris.

Little Haiti residents deny claim of Clinton hate

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:13:00 +0200wsvn (en)

MIAMI (WSVN) - Residents of Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood are denying claims that they dislike Hillary Clinton after Donald Trump made the claim in the final presidential debate. In the third presidential debate Wednesday, Donald Trump claimed the residents of Little Haiti in Miami do not like the Clintons.

Deadly typhoon Haima displaces thousands in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:09:00 +0200smh (en)

The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, typhoon Haima has killed at least eight people and seen more than 90,000 evacuated as it heads toward China after leaving vast areas flooded without electricity and communication lines. Haima, a Category 5 super typhoon before it reached land,....

01h14 500 morts en un mois à Alep, dont 25% d'enfants (Ban Ki-moon) (AFP)

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:07:00 +0200lorientlejour (fr)

Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon a fustigé jeudi les résultats "horribles" des bombardements russes et syriens sur Alep-est qui ont fait, selon lui, près de 500 morts et 2.000 blessés depuis le 23 septembre. Un quart des personnes tuées sont des enfants et la nourriture se raréfie dans la....

Super Typhoon Haima kills at least 7 in Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:06:00 +0200CBC (en)

At least seven people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening Thursday and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

Covering Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:02:00 +0200reuters (en)

JEREMIE, HAITI The Haitian city of Jeremie was completely destroyed. With a bird's eye view from inside a plane, I could see that not one house was left with a roof, clothes were scattered everywhere and people picked through debris. Hurricane Matthew had hit Haiti hard, and I was there to photograph the storm's aftermath.

Typhoon Haima takes direct aim at Hong Kong; Signal No 8 raised over city

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:57:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory issued Signal No. 8 over the city at 6:10 am on Friday, as Typhoon Haima bore down on the city and ahead of the morning rush-hour commute. The Education Bureau announced the suspension of classes in all day schools on Friday. Other government services including the....

Après le cyclone en Haïti, apporter l'eau potable aux sinistrés est une urgence

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:54:00 +0200rfi-fr (fr)

Cela fait plus de deux semaines que le cyclone Matthew a ravagé le sud d'Haïti mais l'aide ne parvient que difficilement aux dizaines de milliers de sinistrés. Les orages de saisons qui s'abattent chaque soir empêchent la traversée de certaines rivières car beaucoup de ponts ne sont pas encore réparés.

Judge: No reason to change Florida voting rules due to storm

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:50:00 +0200ocala (en)

The Florida Democratic Party, citing a backlog of thousands of voter applications, wanted to allow people to cast a regular ballot during early voting even if their registration applications hadn't yet been verified. By Gary Fineout The Associated Press.

Deadly typhoon Haima displaces thousands in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:49:00 +0200watoday (en)

The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, typhoon Haima has killed at least eight people and seen more than 90,000 evacuated as it heads toward China after leaving vast areas flooded without electricity and communication lines. Haima, a Category 5 super typhoon before it reached land,....

Deadly typhoon Haima displaces thousands in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:48:00 +0200theage (en)

The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, typhoon Haima has killed at least eight people and seen more than 90,000 evacuated as it heads toward China after leaving vast areas flooded without electricity and communication lines. Haima, a Category 5 super typhoon before it reached land,....

Climate Change And Hunger: After Hurricane Matthew, Many Families Need Food Stamps

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:48:00 +0200ibtimes-mx (en)

Everything You Need To Know, Right Now. The IBT Pulse Newsletter keeps you connected to the biggest stories unfolding in the global economy. Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Matthew grazed the southeastern corner of the United States, flooding communities and tearing houses apart, the impacts of....

Syrie: 500 morts en un mois à Alep et risque de pénurie alimentaire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:43:00 +0200romandie (fr)

Nations unies (Etats-Unis) - Le secrétaire général de l'ONU Ban Ki-moon a fustigé jeudi les résultats horribles des bombardements russes et syriens sur Alep-est qui ont fait, selon lui, près de 500 morts et 2.000 blessés depuis le 23 septembre. Un quart des personnes tuées sont des enfants et la....

Deadly typhoon Haima displaces thousands in the Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:42:00 +0200brisbanetimes (en)

The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, typhoon Haima has killed at least eight people and seen more than 90,000 evacuated as it heads toward China after leaving vast areas flooded without electricity and communication lines. Haima, a Category 5 super typhoon before it reached land,....

N. Carolina requires plan for coal ash swept away by flood

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:37:00 +0200wbtv (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy must create a formal plan for handling coal ash swept away from a power plant during Hurricane Matthew's flooding. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's letter on Thursday informs Duke Energy it must submit a post-flooding plan for the H.

Syrie: 500 morts en un mois à Alep et risque de pénurie alimentaire

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:35:00 +0200lapresse-CA (fr)

Un quart des personnes tuées sont des enfants et la nourriture se raréfie dans la partie assiégée de la ville syrienne, a-t-il souligné lors d'une session informelle de l'assemblée générale de l'ONU consacrée au martyre d'Alep. Aucun convoi de l'ONU n'est entré dans cette partie de la ville depuis....

N. Carolina requires plan for coal ash swept away by flood

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:33:00 +0200wncn (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy must create a formal plan for handling coal ash swept away from a power plant during Hurricane Matthew’s flooding. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s letter on Thursday informs Duke Energy it must submit a post-flooding plan for the H.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:25:00 +0200startribune (en)

Haima 's blinding winds and rain had rekindled fears of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, but there were no immediate reports of any major damage. Several villages are cut off by fallen trees, landslides and floods, impeding communications and aid.

N. Carolina requires plan for coal ash swept away by flood

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:20:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators say Duke Energy must create a formal plan for handling coal ash swept away from a power plant during Hurricane Matthew's flooding. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's letter on Thursday informs Duke Energy it must submit a post-flooding plan for the H.

Judge: No reason to change Florida voting rules due to storm

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:15:00 +0200gainesville (en)

The Florida Democratic Party, citing a backlog of thousands of voter applications, wanted to allow people to cast a regular ballot during early voting even if their registration applications hadn't yet been verified. By Gary Fineout The Associated Press.

Connecticut Medical Teams Departing to Haiti, Donations Urgently Needed

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:15:00 +0200patch (en)

On November 5 th and 12 th , Medical Aid to Haiti (MATH) will send two volunteer teams of Connecticut doctors, nurses, and pharmacists to join the Hurricane Matthew relief effort in Haiti. Out of necessity, the focus of these trips must shift to emergency care from the original mission of elective surgical services.

Gov. Rick Scott directs FDOT to expedite reopening of A1A in Flagler Beach

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:11:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

About 1.3 miles of State Road A1A in Flagler Beach, from South 9th Street to South 22nd Street, were damaged as Hurricane Matthew, a category 3 storm, skirted past the small beach town along Florida's east coast. (News 13 file) TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday directed the Florida....

Hurricane Matthew damaged historic aircraft at Cape Canaveral museum

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:11:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

CAPE CANAVERAL -- Hurricane Matthew left its mark on the Space Coast -- including major damage to a historic Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aircraft. It's a SM-64 Navaho, and it's the last one known to exist. SM-64 Navaho at Air Force Space and Missile Museum; Last known complete aircraft to....

Brevard Zoo: Plastic contributing to baby sea turtle deaths

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:11:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

Hundreds of tiny sea turtles are being treated at Brevard Zoo's Sea Turtle Healing Center. (Bailey Myers, Staff) MELBOURNE -- More than 350 baby turtles have washed back to shore after facing Hurricane Matthew and other recent tropical storms. Although they have survived so much, their lives are still at risk because of plastic.

Recruits help clean up hurricane

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:10:00 +020013newsnow (en)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Virginia Beach police recruits spent the day helping people impacted by Hurricane Matthew. They stepped out of the classroom to help rebuild homes, teaming up with Operation Blessing. The recruits of the Virginia Beach Police Academy have stepped up to help rebuild these people's lives.

Hong Kong braces for Typhoon Haima

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:04:00 +0200heraldsun (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory says that although Typhoon Haima has weakened slightly, it continues to move closer to Hong Kong, still posing substantial threat to the territory. Local winds are strengthening gradually, and the outer rainbands of Haima have also begun to affect Hong Kong.

Cayman Islands Red Cross raising money for Haiti

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200caycompass (en)

The Cayman Islands Red Cross is participating in an international Red Cross Federation effort to raise US$6.9 million for Haiti relief after much of the country was devastated by Hurricane Matthew two weeks ago. The Cayman Islands Red Cross said in a press release that the international federation....

UA climatologist fears drought could last for months

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:57:00 +0200wbrc (en)

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - University of Alabama climatologist Jason Senkbeil gave a blunt description of Alabama’s current weather conditions: "We're absolutely in a drought.” The associate professor of geography at the University also believes this is worst drought Alabama has faced since 2007. "We're in a severe drought.

Environmental meltdown during Hurricane Matthew power outages

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:56:00 +0200news4jax (en)

Eleven million gallons of raw sewage -- human waste -- was accidentally released into our rivers and on our streets after the storm knocked out power to 67 lift stations, which is 5 percent, according to JEA. At the bottom of this article, you'll find an interactive map of all the locations where lift stations failed during Hurricane Matthew.

Judge turns aside request on unverified voters 53 Mins A federal judge Thursday rejected Democrats' demands to push elections officials harder to

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:56:00 +0200news4jax (en)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A federal judge Thursday rejected Democrats' demands to push elections officials harder to process voter-registration forms, making it more likely that some early voters might have to cast provisional ballots. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker, who issued a ruling last week that....

COB signs contract for $100m residential hall

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:54:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By NICO SCAVELLA. Tribune Staff Reporter. nscavella@tribunemedia.net. COLLEGE of the Bahamas officials yesterday inked a contract with a local investment management firm for the construction of a near $100m, 1,000 bed on-campus residential hall, something officials said is a “major tool” in helping....

Gov. Scott Orders State Transportation Department to Expedite A1A Reopening in Flagler Beach

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:47:00 +0200flaglerlive (en)

Today–10 days after visiting Flagler Beach and seeing the devastation of Hurricane Matthew there firesthand–Gov. Rick Scott ordered the Florida Department of Transportation to expedite the restoration of two-way traffic on A1A in the city, and have it opened again by early December–much faster than....

Isle of Hope woman speaks about losing husband in Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:44:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Hurricane Matthew hit the whole Isle of Hope community hard. For J.C. Davis and her children, the storm changed their lives forever. J.C.'s husband, Jefferson Davis, was killed in the hurricane. She said she begged him to evacuate with her and the kids but he protested, telling her this.

Greenville Co. Schools bus drivers recognized in statewide campaign

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:44:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - A statewide platform is giving Upstate public school employees the recognition they deserve for their service during Hurricane Matthew. The announcement came Wednesday that a photo of Greenville County Schools bus drivers eager to lend a hand during Hurricane Matthew....

Typhoon Haima kills 8 in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:41:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

SAN PABLO (Philippines) • One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people yesterday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Haiyan....

Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:38:00 +0200HumanRightsWatch (en)

the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti . Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating effects, like those of the earthquake, will linger. Of the 2.1 million people affected throughout the country, 1.4 million need humanitarian aid , half of them urgently.

What Hurricane Matthew Tells Us About Hunger And Climate Change

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:38:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

Everything You Need To Know, Right Now. The IBT Pulse Newsletter keeps you connected to the biggest stories unfolding in the global economy. Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Matthew grazed the southeastern corner of the United States, flooding communities and tearing houses apart, the impacts of....

Typhoon Haima takes direct aim at Hong Kong; Signal No 8 to be raised on Friday

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:26:00 +0200scmp (en)

Typhoon Haima is posing a direct, substantial threat to Hong Kong and Signal No. 8 could be raised by forecasters early on Friday. At 4.10 am, on Friday the Hong Kong Observatory said typhoon signal No 8 is expected to be issued at or before 6:30 am.Winds locally will strengthen further.

CCRIF completes payments totalling US$29 million to member governments affected by Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:19:00 +0200thevoiceslu (en)

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, October 20, 2016 – On Monday October 17, CCRIF SPC completed payments totalling US$29,204,248 to the four CCRIF member countries affected by Hurricane Matthew. These payouts were made to Haiti, Barbados, Saint Lucia and St.

Wondering why your mail is late? Blame Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:15:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of the Carolinas coast, mail delivery is still sketchy in some areas of Charlotte because of the storm. Record breaking flooding caused by Matthew in central and eastern North Carolina forced the temporary closure of the mail processing center in Fayetteville.

Isle of Hope woman speaks about losing husband in Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:15:00 +0200fox10tv (en)

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Hurricane Matthew hit the whole Isle of Hope community hard. For J.C. Davis and her children, the storm changed their lives forever. J.C.'s husband, Jefferson Davis, was killed in the hurricane. She said she begged him to evacuate with her and the kids but he protested, telling her this.

Sports reflections o ...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:15:00 +0200freeport (en)

San Salvador now has a thriving Club Med operation that is driving the economy of the island. In fact, the far-flung southern island in the Bahamian chain, per capita, is doing quiet well. Island patriarch, Clifford “Snake Eyes” Fernander always gives me an update on San Sal.

60 Grand Bahamians e ...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:15:00 +0200freeport (en)

(0) RESTORING PORT LUCAYA Some 60 persons have been employed to assist with getting the Port Lucaya Marketplace up-and-running following damages left behind by Hurricane Matthew two weeks ago. (PHOTO: TFN) Sixty persons have been employed by the Port Lucaya Marketplace and they are all working hard....

App technology designed to improve student safety

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:12:00 +0200fox5atlanta (en)

ATLANTA - Several Georgia universities are working to keep their students safe, with an app to help them track transit buses. The new technology gives students a more precise look at when the next bus will arrive. When Hurricane Matthew threatened schools on the Georgia coast, the app even helped students evacuate Savannah more seamlessly.

FEMA helps people in Putnam County after Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:10:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. - FEMA representatives are visiting people who live in the Federal Point area of East Palatka in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. It has been two days since Putnam County was approved for individual and public assistance through FEMA. Capt.

Haïti : Ban Ki-moon demande aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:04:00 +0200un-org-newscentre (fr)

20 octobre 2016 #150 Le Secrétaire général de l'ONU, Ban Ki-moon, a demandé jeudi aux donateurs de répondre à l'appel de fonds humanitaire de 120 millions de dollars pour venir en aide aux Haïtiens touchés par l'ouragan Matthew, lors d'une rencontre avec l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies.

'Starbucks uncle' stays totally chill in flooded Hong Kong Starbucks

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:02:00 +0200newshub (en)

Heavy rain has brought flooding to parts of Hong Kong this week, but an elderly man reading his newspaper in a shopping mall Starbucks was undeterred. A photo showing the man sitting in a completely flooded Starbucks, totally unfazed, was posted on Facebook by Hong Kong broadcaster TV Most.

Father and son return from hurricane disaster areas

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:58:00 +0200fox11online (en)

L-R, Dennis Nagen of Green Bay and his son left earlier this month to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, October 20, 2016. (WLUK) GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- Some local volunteers have returned home after making a difference in Florida. Dennis Nagan and his son left Green Bay earlier this month to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

Postal service: Hurricane Matthew caused delays in some Charlotte mail delivery

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

Charlotte mail delivery has returned to normal in most areas, after Hurricane Matthew caused delays that continued into this week in some neighborhoods, a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service office in Charlotte said Thursday. Record breaking flooding in central and eastern North Carolina forced....

Seymour confident is ...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:00 +0200freeport (en)

Local Business Seymour confident island will bounce back, anticipates $200 million will be recycled into local economy Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) president is confident that Grand Bahama will bounce back from the set-back of Hurricane Matthew and anticipates about $200 million will be recycled into the local economy.

Hurricane Matthew Visits The Bahamas

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:00 +0200freeport (en)

Opinion Hurricane Matthew Visits The Bahamas by: Deborah Pratt - Published Thursday, October 20, 2016 Someone must have told Matthew. “It’s Better In The Bahamas” So he decided to visit every island. From Inagua in the south, to Grand Bahama in the north. He went island hopping. Huffing and puffing! He remained on some islands.

Social Services cont ...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:00 +0200freeport (en)

The Department of Social Services revealed that a number of the rented homes in Pinder’s Point area were not in suitable living condition before the storm’s arrival on Grand Bahama many of those residences were severely damaged before Hurricane Matthew.

Govt of Dominica don ...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:00 +0200freeport (en)

Days following Hurricane Matthew’s devastating passage throughout the Bahama Islands, CARICOM Chairman and Secretary General traveled to Grand Bahama with Prime Minister Perry Christie to assess the damage. On Wednesday (October 12) morning a Bahamian delegation returned to the island for further....

Faith Fest host donates to Hurricane relief effort, announces conference new dates

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:00 +0200freeport (en)

(0) EVENT POSTPONED The Ministry of Tourism along with the organizers of Faith Fest 2016, held a press conference on Wednesday October 19 at the Pelican Bay Canal House to announce the postponing of the event that was scheduled for later this month. Bishop Henry Fernandez event organizer shared ...

Red Cross holds training for Hurricane Matthew response

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:41:00 +0200journalstar (en)

The American Red Cross is holding three training sessions to prepare volunteers to serve in areas affected by Hurricane Matthew. Volunteers are needed to travel to affected areas in the Southeastern U.S. for two weeks within 30 days. The one-day training sessions will take place in Lincoln at 220 Oakcreek Drive on Oct.

WATCH: Red Cross Duo Returns Home

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:34:00 +0200wsau (en)

GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) - American Red Cross volunteers and father-son duo, Dennis and Jesse Nagan, returned to Northeast Wisconsin this week after helping provide food, shelter, and emotional support to victims of Hurricane Matthew. The two left on Friday, October 7, in an emergency response vehicle....

LOOK: Super typhoon Lawin's path of devastation

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:24:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Super Typhoon Lawin (International name Haima ) unleashed its raw power as it made its landfall over Penablanca, Cagayan on Wednesday night. Civil defense officials have confirmed at least 8 death because of the tropical cyclone, even as they await for reports from other affected areas in Luzon.

Event in St. Johns County to help victim's of Hurricane Matthew with

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:24:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Cleaning up after Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns County continues. Keith Brantly is one of those still cleaning up his home from hurricane Matthew. Some neighbors lost almost everything. “We got about 12 inches inside the house about 4 inches above the base boards,” said Brantly.

BTC to credit landline customers left cut off by Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:21:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

BTC announced yesterday that it will issue a credit to landline customers whose service was impacted by Hurricane Matthew as it outlined an aggressive agenda to restore services. Landline service has been restored in Fox Hill, Yamacraw, George Street, Lawson Court, Sea Breeze Lane and Sunset Park, the communication company said in a statement.

GBPA facilitates Humanitarian Relief Effort post Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:14:00 +0200freeport (en)

(0) FREEPORT UNITED President Ian Rolle and the team at GBPA met with officials from Samaritan’s Purse International Relief (SPIR) on arrival to Freeport this past Monday, to discuss the distribution of much needed supplies to families affected by hurricane Matthew. Pictured from lef ...

Traffic chief warns drivers to adhere to four-way intersection rotation

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:14:00 +0200freeport (en)

The safety of the motoring public continues to concern Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Traffic officials in Grand Bahama, particularly in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. With more than half of the island yet to be electrified following the damage left behind by the Category 4 storm two weeks ago, to date only one traffic light is operable.

Flagler County Schools announces 4 storm makeup days

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:00:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

The Flagler County School Board has approved a new post-storm calendar to make up the five schools days lost during Hurricane Hermine and Hurricane Matthew. (News 13 file) BUNNELL -- The Flagler County School Board has approved a new post-storm calendar to make up the five schools days lost during....

Typhoon Haima takes direct aim at Hong Kong; Signal No 8 may be up on Friday

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:55:00 +0200scmp (en)

Super typhoon Haima is posing a direct, substantial threat to Hong Kong and Signal No. 8 could be raised by forecasters early on Friday. At 3 am,on Friday Haima was estimated to be about 310 kilometres southeast of the city and was forecast to move northwest at about 25 kilometres per hour towards the vicinity east of the Pearl River estuary.

Red Cross Duo Returns Home

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:49:00 +0200wsau (en)

GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) - American Red Cross volunteers and father-son duo, Dennis and Jesse Nagan, returned to Northeast Wisconsin this week after helping provide food, shelter, and emotional support to victims of Hurricane Matthew. The two left on Friday, October 7, in an emergency response vehicle....

HOT PORT NEWS from GAC

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:45:00 +0200hellenicshippingnews (en)

Severe Typhoon Haima Port News Thursday, October 20, 2016, Hong Kong/ China Severe Typhoon Haima is forecast to cross the northern part of the South China Sea and move progressively towards the coast of Guangdong today (20 October). At 0800 Hong Kong time, the typhoon was centred at 18.2 N, 120.

Philippines: Typhoon Haima tears through Philippines leaving homes damaged, roofs ripped off school buildings and trees uprooted

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Save the Children to Provide Education Support for Children in Most Affected Areas. Media Contact Negin Janati 203.212.0044 (M) FAIRFIELD, Conn. (October 20, 2016) – Hundreds of thousands of people have been affected by Typhoon Haima which tore through the Philippines overnight, with reports of....

Haiti: Haïti : la priorité est de venir en aide aux communautés difficiles d’accès

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

Port-au-Prince, 18 octobre 2016 – Les secours d’urgence commencent à atteindre les villages d’Haïti touchés par l’ouragan Matthew. Toutefois, l’ampleur des dommages subis par les routes et les infrastructures rend très difficile l’acheminement de l’aide dans nombre de communautés isolées.

Haiti: Haïti : Les Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge envoient 35 tonnes d’articles essentiels à Jérémie

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

Port-au-Prince, 16 octobre 2016 - Un autre avion-cargo chargé de 35 tonnes d’articles de secours essentiels, envoyés par la Fédération internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge (Fédération internationale) et ses membres, a atterri hier à Port-au-Prince (Haïti).

Haiti: Haïti : lutter contre le choléra dans les centres de santé après le passage de Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (fr)

A Anse à Veau, dans la région des Nippes, outre les maisons et les champs qui ont été détruits, c’est le centre de santé qui a été impacté par l’ouragan Matthew. L’approvisionnement en eau potable est très aléatoire et la tente qui accueillait les patients dont on suspecte qu’ils sont atteints du choléra n’a pas résisté aux vents violents.

Haiti: Haiti Hurricane: Red Cross mobile medical clinic deployed; Preparing to deliver urgent care in hard-to-reach villages

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

20 October 2016, Port Au Prince – A team of Canadian and French Red Cross medical and emergency response specialists and 15 tonnes of supplies to operate mobile medical clinics have arrived in Port-au-Prince to support local Red Cross efforts to deliver urgent health services in isolated storm-hit communities.

Up to 806,000 persons in extreme food security emergency in Haiti

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:44:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Hurricane Matthew hit the southwestern tip of Haiti on October 4, affecting 20% of the Haitian population, especially those living in the Sud ad Grand’Anse departments. The latest figures from the governmental Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC), confirmed by UNOCHA on October 17, have estimated....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least seven dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:40:00 +0200beat102103 (en)

Super Typhoon Haima has weakened and blown out to sea after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

More hurricane help for Bahamas

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:38:00 +0200wptv (en)

Another container of essentials is on its way to the Bahamas. West Palm Beach-based Eagles Wings Foundation has collected more than $200,000 worth of food water and other supplies. Thursday the organization accepted pallet after pallet from the Church of Latter Day Saints. The donations will help Bahamians recovering from Hurricane Matthew.

The Governor General Visits Devastated Areas in West Grand Bahama

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:23:00 +0200bahamas-gov (en)

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew that impacted Grand Bahama during the first week of October, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General of The Bahamas, on Wednesday, October 19, visited the ravaged areas of Grand Bahama particularly in West End.

‘Matthew was angry and The Bahamas was his enemy. From this day on if any hurricane come, I am evacuating.’

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:19:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

Residents in southern New Providence are still without power 14 days after Hurricane Matthew hit. But the memories of the storm’s brutal force are still vivid, Sancheska Dorsett hears . . . PASTEL Gardens resident, Sonia Roberts said that in 50 years, she has never seen a storm rip through New....

Philipine President announces separation from US

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:06:00 +0200lacrossetribune (en)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ahead of their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China , Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior....

Philipine President announces separation from US

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:59:00 +0200nwitimes (en)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ahead of their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China , Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior....

LOOK: 5,000 boxes of relief supplies arrive in Ilocos Norte

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:49:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

ILOCOS NORTE- Five thousand boxes of relief supplies from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) arrived in Ilocos Norte on Thursday following the onslaught of super typhoon Lawin. According to provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Lilian Rin, the relief goods are in....

Container Port hit causes cargo delay for Nassau

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:49:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By NEIL HARTNELL. Tribune Business Editor. nhartnell@tribunemedia.net. Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is moving rapidly to resolve a cargo backlog caused by hurricane damage at the Freeport Container Port, which is impacting the timely delivery of freight to Nassau and other global destinations.

Gov’t faces total $800m storm bill

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:49:00 +0200tribune242 (en)

By NATARIO McKENZIE. Tribune Business. Reporter. nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net. The Government is facing a combined $800million bill from Hurricanes Joaquin and Matthew combined, Prime Minister Perry Christie told Parliament yesterday. “Hurricane Joaquin rebuilding efforts will cost the Government in the region of $200 million,” he said.

Haïti: après Matthew, le choléra

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:47:00 +0200lapresse-CA (fr)

« Le choléra nous dévore : mon voisin a été le premier à être malade et puis c'est venu chez moi en touchant mon mari et ma fille », témoigne Andrise Lubin devant sa maison éventrée. La route qui mettait le village à une demi-heure de la côte a été emportée par la rivière, encore gonflée par les....

Treasure Coast Trash Creations helps local beaches

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:37:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

. Cristina Maldonado, of Stuart, and Rebecca Fatzinger, of Rio, began collecting trash from Treasure Coast beaches following Hurricane Matthew and started making art work from the debris, found on their Facebook page Treasure Coast Trash Creations. Treasure Coast Trash Creations helps local beaches....

Free home energy audit from Duke Energy

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:35:00 +0200fox19 (en)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - It’s finally starting to feel like fall, which means t’s time to start thinking about heating bills. If you’re a Duke Energy customer and you own your homeyou can arrange for a free home energy audit. Duke sends an energy expert out to your house to troubleshootsee if you have....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least seven dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:25:00 +0200breakingnews-ie (en)

Super Typhoon Haima has weakened and blown out to sea after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Powerful typhoon Haima takes direct aim at Hong Kong; Signal No 8 may be up on Friday

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:23:00 +0200scmp (en)

Super typhoon Haima is posing a direct, substantial threat to Hong Kong and Signal No. 8 could be raised by forecasters early on Friday. At 11.45 pm on Thursday night, the Hong Kong Observatory warned that severe typhoon Haima was intact and moving closer to Hong Kong.

Haïti : après l'ouragan, le choléra décime les sinistrés des montagnes

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:21:00 +0200LePoint (fr)

Que les ruines de leurs maisons soient inondées par la pluie n'est plus la principale préoccupation des sinistrés de Randelle : le choléra se répand à une vitesse fulgurante dans ce village de montagne isolé. "Le choléra nous dévore : mon voisin a été le premier à être malade et puis c'est venu chez....

Robeson County superintendent to discuss getting kids back in school following Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:21:00 +0200wncn (en)

By Published: October 20, 2016, 1:52 pm CBS North Carolina LUMBERTON, N.C. (WNCN) — Public Schools of Robeson County Superintendent Thomas Lowry will speak Thursday night and outline plans for sending the county’s students back to school after missing nearly two weeks due to Hurricane Matthew. It’s a task that’s easier said than done.

Flooding closes Johnston County sex assault, domestic violence shelter; Victims displaced

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:21:00 +0200wncn (en)

The SECU Harbor House in Smithfield was opened only four months before Hurricane Matthew brought heavy rains and flooding to central and eastern North Carolina. Flooding caused those staying at the shelter to evacuate. More than 50 people have stayed at Harbor House since it opened. The shelter can house up to 28 people at a time.

2016 NC State Fair quick links

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:21:00 +0200wncn (en)

By Published: October 14, 2016, 11:45 am Updated: October 20, 2016, 9:52 am CBS North Carolina RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The 2016 N.C. State Fair kicked off under difficult circumstances following Hurricane Matthew but organizers hope it serves as a welcomed distraction.

Super typhoon kills at least eight in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:20:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

SAN PABLO , Philippines --One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic....

Haima hits Philippines; destroys crops, wrecks houses on the way

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:17:00 +0200irishsun (en)

. Irish Sun Friday 21st October, 2016 • Haima maintained winds up to 225km/h. • Philippines fear heavy infrastructural and agricultural damage caused by Haima. • More than 60,000 affected in Haima, 15,000 others evacuated. MANILA, Philippines - Super typhoon Lawin aka Haima hit the Cagayan region in....

KONSTITISYON SE PAPYE, BAYONÈT SE FÈ,PRIVÈ SE DEZONÈ

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:14:00 +0200haitian-truth (fr)

. La Constitution, c’est du papier, les bayonnettes, c’est du fer. L’histoire préte ses propos au Général Paul Eugéne Magloire. Quoique surnommé Kanson Fé,il n’a pas réussi à s’asseoir sur les bayonnettes de l’Armée et a du laisser le pouvoir au terme de son mandat constitutionnel.

[UPDATE]: Haima Pounded Philippines, Toppled Power, Communications: Officials

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:59:00 +0200wn (en)

“The rivers are still swelling. They must wait for local officials to announce if it is safe to go out,” he said in a radio interview. There were no confirmed typhoon-related casualties yet other than the death of a 70-year-old man who reportedly succumbed to heart attack while in an evacuation center in Isabela, the report said.

Brentwood, TN

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:47:00 +0200patch (en)

Looking for a home? Or do you just like looking at what homes are on the market? Either way, here are the latest homes for sale in and around Brentwood... We have our next Blood Drive on Friday, November 18th. The impact of Hurricane Matthew will be felt for weeks to come in many communities. Please help replenish the blood supply after Hurricane.

Super Typhoon Wipes Out Nearly Every Home In This Philippine City

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0200huffingtonpost-us-en (en)

A man takes cover as strong winds and rain topple trees while Typhoon Haima lashes Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, northern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. The Philippines suffered its second major storm in a week as Super Typhoon Haima made landfall Wednesday, reportedly destroying or damaging nearly....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least seven dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:46:00 +0200irishsun (en)

. Belfast Telegraph Friday 21st October, 2016. Comments Haima 's blinding winds and rain had rekindled fears of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, but there were no immediate reports of any major damage. Several villages are cut off by fallen trees, landslides and floods, impeding communications and aid.

Haiti: Haiti: Flash Appeal 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW OF CRISIS. After cutting a deadly swath across the Caribbean region, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 235 km/h, violently struck south-western Haiti on 4 October causing widespread damage, flooding and displacement. The poverty level of the population in this area reaches 70 per cent.

Friends make art from Hurricane Matthew beach trash

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:36:00 +0200tcpalm (en)

"You can do the same beach again and again and it just keeps washing up. We just both go out and get garbage all the time," said Cristina Maldonado, of Stuart, (top) as she and Rebecca Fatzinger, of Rio, collected trash on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Stuart Beach.

Après l'ouragan, le choléra décime les sinistrés des montagnes haïtiennes

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:34:00 +0200levif (fr)

"Le choléra nous dévore: mon voisin a été le premier à être malade et puis c'est venu chez moi en touchant mon mari et ma fille", témoigne Andrise Lubin devant sa maison éventrée. La route qui mettait le village à une demi-heure de la côte a été emportée par la rivière, encore gonflée par les pluies....

Super typhoon smashes northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:31:00 +0200arabnews (en)

CARRANGLAN, Philippines : One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and ripped giant trees out of the ground on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths. Super Typhoon Haima (local code name: Lawin) hit the northern province....

CARICOM, Haitian mayor agree on disaster relief protocols

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:30:00 +0200jamaicaobserver (en)

LES CAYES, Haiti (CMC) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and one of the mayors of this town in southern Haiti have agreed on seven points that will help the community’s disaster relief distribution, which is expected to begin this week. Since Hurricane Matthew devastated the south of Haiti earlier....

Several villages remain isolated in Apayao

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:16:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

APAYAO - Several villages in the province of Apayao remained isolated Thursday in the aftermath of the onslaught of super typhoon Lawin. The tropical cyclone made landfall in Cagayan on Wednesday evening, and hit Apayao and Ilocos Norte before exiting the Philippine area of responsibility.

Typhoon Lawin exits PAR

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:16:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA - Typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima ) has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), state weather bureau PAGASA said Thursday night. In its 10 p.m. advisory, PAGASA said Lawin was last seen 390 kilometers west northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.

Super-typhoon exits earlier than expected as damage, toll assessed

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:15:00 +0200bworldcom (en)

Super-typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima ) struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) in 2013, which was then the strongest storm to strike the disaster-prone archipelago and claimed more than 7,350 lives.

Typhoon Haima slams into the Philippines with 140 mph winds

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:15:00 +0200usaToday (en)

Raging in the night! James Reynolds (@EarthUncutTV) October 19, 2016 Haima weakened from a Category 5, 165-mph super typhoon before making landfall. A typhoon becomes a super typhoon when sustained wind speeds reach 150 mph. The system was the Earth's seventh Category 5 storm of the year, four of....

Super typhoon kills 8 in Philippines, heads for HK

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:14:00 +0200todayonline (en)

IIAGAN (PHILIPPINES) — One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday (Oct 20). Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of....

Lawin devastates NLuzon; at least 8 dead

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:12:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

SUPER Typhoon “Lawin,” one of the most powerful to ever hit the Philippines , killed at least eight people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees in northern Luzon on Thursday. At least 18,157 families or 90,589 persons were preventively evacuated in various parts of....

U.S. initial jobless claims rise from 40-year low to 260,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:05:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The number of Americans initially applying for unemployment aid rose to 260,000 last week, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday. It was an increase of 13,000 from the revised figure of the previous week, which was almost a 40-year low level.

Hong Kong: des inondations monstres avant le passage du typhon Haima

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:02:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Après avoir frappé les Philippines , le super typhon Haima se dirige vers Hong Kong et le sud de la Chine. Des pluies diluviennes s'abattent d'ores et déjà sur le territoire hongkongais. Le quartier Wan Chai, situé au coeur de la ville est complètement inondé et les routes y sont impraticables.

US unemployment claims tick up

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:02:00 +0200telegram (en)

The Associated Press. WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

13 dead, P3b lost in Lawin’s wake

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:55:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

“Lawin” killed eight people in Benguet and Ifugao, two in Isabela, one in the Ilocos and two in Cagayan. The Department of Agriculture said the production loss to agriculture had reached P2.99 billion. The Department of Public Works and Highways said 28 road sections in four regions in the north were still closed to traffic.

Haïti - Actualité : Zapping politique...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:55:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

30% du prochain scrutin sous la tente : Mercredi, lors d'une conférence d’évaluation de l’infrastructure électorale, le Conseil Électoral Provisoire (CEP) a annoncé que 70% des Centres de vote sont en état « 1,363 Centres de votes ont été visités sur les 1,534 existants.

Haïti - FLASH : Pas de traitement spécial au Canada, pour les haïtiens...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:55:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Suite au passage dévastateur de l’ouragan Matthew sur Haïti, des organisations d’aide aux immigrants demandent à Ottawa d’accélérer le traitement des demandes de réunification familiale pour les haïtiens, dont les délais sont de près de 40 mois [déjà réduit ce délai était antérieurement de 6 ans]...

Southern China locks down as Typhoon Haima nears

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:52:00 +0200scmp (en)

Guangdong authorities have activated high-level emergency response due to approaching Typhoon Haima , with the Pearl River Delta expected to take a severe hit from the storm. The provincial meteorological authority predicted Haima was expected to make landfall along the coastline between Zhuhai and....

Haiti Flash Appeal 2016 [EN, FR]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:51:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

After cutting a deadly swath across the Caribbean region, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 235 km/h, violently struck south-western Haiti on 4 October causing widespread damage, flooding and displacement. The poverty level of the population in this area reaches 70 per cent.

Executive Yuan to tackle rising price of goods

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:49:00 +0200ChinaPost (en)

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Premier Lin Chuan (林全) yesterday gave the Executive Yuan a mandate to closely monitor consumer goods prices, saying merchants who engage in monopolistic practices or other forms of price manipulation would face prosecution. In a press conference held Thursday, the Executive Yuan....

Amazon centers gather, ship $500K in supplies to hurricane victims

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:46:00 +0200wyff4 (en)

Amazon sites across the country, including one in the Upstate, have shipped more than $500,000 worth of food, water, baby food and diapers, pet supplies and other essentials to victims of Hurricane Matthew. Employees at Amazon's local fulfillment center in Spartanburg amassed 55 pallets of food,....

Typhoon Haima 2016 Update: Death Toll Rises In The Philippines, Storm Headed To Hong Kong [VIDEO]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:42:00 +0200ibtimes-mx (en)

Typhoon Haima has killed at least seven people in the Philippines , the Washington Post The storm, which brought winds of up to 140 mph, made landfall over Cagayan on Wednesday and is one of the most powerful typhoons to hit the Philippines. About 100,000 people were evacuated as the storm approached.

Typhoon kills at least 8 in Philippines, displaces thousands

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:40:00 +0200sentinelsource (en)

Typhoon Haima killed at least eight people with more than 90,000 evacuated as the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year heads toward China after leaving vast areas flooded without electricity and communication lines. Haima, a Category 5 super typhoon before it reached land Wednesday,....

Unemployment claims rise but remain near 43-year low

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:39:00 +0200denverpost (en)

By Martin Crutsinger Associated Press. WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Typhoon Haima strikes northern Philippine states

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:38:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

At least four people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee, although it slightly weakened yesterday after slamming into a mountain range on its way to the South China Sea, officials said.

Typhoon Haima strikes northern Philippines, leaving at least 7 dead

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:35:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

VIGAN, PHILIPPINES—Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Un Canadien manque à l’appel après un écrasement en République dominicaine

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:34:00 +0200lactualite (fr)

Un travailleur humanitaire canadien fait partie des trois personnes portées disparues après l’écrasement d’un petit avion au large de la côte nord de la République dominicaine. L’organisation humanitaire Live Different, basée à Hamilton en Ontario, affirme que son employé de longue date, Benjamin....

Meliá offers locals a break on Friday

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:32:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

The Meliá Nassau Beach All Inclusive Resort has announced that it will offer one night of “relaxation and comfort” at a special discounted rate of $99, taxes included, exclusively for locals. The special is set for Friday, October 21, 2016. All proceeds from the base rate will be donated to....

Potter’s Cay stall development delay likely

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:32:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

As a result of Hurricane Matthew, the redevelopment of stalls on Potter’s Cay Dock may have to be delayed, according to Agriculture Minister V. Alfred Gray. “It’s still before the Cabinet for decision, and I have a feeling that the government may have to delay that because of the devastation caused....

Haima Moves Back Over Water

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:30:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Haima , known as Lawin in the Philippines , has moved back over water into the South China Sea. Haima will then push into southeast China near Hong Kong as a weaker typhoon Friday. Strong winds, flooding rainfall and storm surge flooding are threats in southeast China Friday.

Conversation avec Wendell Pierce

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:24:00 +0200franceinter (fr)

Le commissaire de "The Wire" sort son autobiographie. De son enfance à la Nouvelle Orléans à l'ouragan Katrina, destin d'un homme engagé pour la cause afro-américaine.

Amazon's Spartanburg facility donates food, supplies for SC hurricane victims

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:24:00 +0200foxcarolina (en)

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Amazon’s Fulfillment Center in Spartanburg was activated to help send food and water to the American Red Cross to help with the devastation from Hurricane Matthew. According to a news release, employees at the facility put together 55 pallets of food, water and other....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:12:00 +0200news-gazette (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Claims for jobless benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:12:00 +0200news-gazette (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

In Lawin’s wake

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:08:00 +0200thestandard-ph (en)

We had been apprised in Cagayan that after “Karen”that bothered us only with intermittent downpours“Lawin” was following in its heels, and this time, this was a typhoon to be reckoned with. All meteorological tracks had it either grazing Cagayan’s northern edge or hitting it, dead center.

Food for the Poor seeks to assure donations will reach Haitian victims

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:08:00 +0200jamaica-gleaner (en)

Charity organisation Food For The Poor is seeking to assure Jamaicans that donations received for Haiti will be directly supplied to families affected by Hurricane Matthew. Some Jamaicans have said they fear donating cash and other items to Haiti, as there is no stable government in place to monitor....

Typhoon Haima Batters The Philippines, Heads To Hong Kong

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:02:00 +0200ibtimes (en)

Typhoon Haima has killed at least seven people in the Philippines , the Washington Post The storm, which brought winds of up to 140 mph, made landfall over Cagayan on Wednesday and is one of the most powerful typhoons to hit the Philippines. About 100,000 people were evacuated as the storm approached.

Long lines for welfare vouchers

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:02:00 +0200thenassauguardian (en)

Marjorie Pinder, 62, of Third Street, Coconut Grove, found herself yesterday at the Department of Rehabilitative/Welfare Services in Oakes Field seeking assistance after she was devastated by Hurricane Matthew two weeks ago. “I have nothing,” Pinder said.

Gov. Rick Scott visits Clay Electric, congratulates employees

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:54:00 +0200news4jax (en)

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott stopped by Clay Electric Cooperative’s central office Thursday morning to congratulate the employees on their efforts to restore service to members following Hurricane Matthew. The cooperative had more than 73,000 members out of power the morning of Saturday, Oct.

Isle of Hope woman speaks about losing husband in Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:52:00 +0200nbc12 (en)

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Hurricane Matthew hit the whole Isle of Hope community hard. For J.C. Davis and her children, the storm changed their lives forever. J.C.'s husband, Jefferson Davis, was killed in the hurricane. She said she begged him to evacuate with her and the kids but he protested, telling her this.

Typhoon Haima now heads towards China's Guangdong

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:48:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

Typhoon Haima survived its encounter with the Philippines but lost a lot of its power to Mount Sicapoo, the highest peak in the Solsona Mountain Ranges located in the country's northern Luzon island. The eyewall of Haima crossed the eastern beaches of Isabela province by 17:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Actualités du monde Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:47:00 +0200ipreunion (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Typhoon Haima slams the Philippines just days after Typhoon Sarika killed 3

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:45:00 +0200ibtimes-in (en)

A deadly storm has returned to the Philippines for the second time in a week as the country was lashed by Typhoon Haima with ferocious winds and rain, leaving at least four dead. Earlier, Typhoon Sarika caused heavy flooding in parts of the country. Haima, locally known as Lawin, was upgraded from a....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:43:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

VIGAN, Philippines -- (AP) Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:39:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

11:10 Humanitarian Situation in Haiti Critical

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:39:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Humanitarian aid has been slow in arriving although in some coastal areas the aid has been successfully transported by sea, such as the recent arrival, in Les Cayes, of the Dominican Navy ship, Orion 109, with 80,000 food rations. However, the Dutch warship HNLMS Pelikaan, which brought 35 tons of....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least seven dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:37:00 +0200independent-ie (en)

Haima 's blinding winds and rain had rekindled fears of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, but there were no immediate reports of any major damage. Several villages are cut off by fallen trees, landslides and floods, impeding communications and aid.

Typhoon Haima Leaves at Least 7 Dead in Northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:33:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

A toppled pole lays along a flooded road as heavy rains and wind from Typhoon Haima batters Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, northern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain that rekindled fears and....

Haima was the Philippines's second typhoon in a week, and it left a trail of destruction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:30:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

On Tuesday morning, the storm known as Lawin to the Philippines and Haima to the rest of the world became the fifth super typhoon of 2016, with sustained winds of 160 mph. One day later, it slammed into northern Luzon as the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane.

Changement de stratégie dans l'acheminement et la distribution de l'aide

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:30:00 +0200haitienmarche (fr)

MISE EN PLACE DE NOUVELLES STRATÉGIES PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT HAITIEN POUR LA DISTRIBUTION DE L’AIDE PAR VOIE MARITIME ET AÉRIENNE. Mercredi 19 octobre 2016-. Le Ministère de l’Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, à partir du Centre d’Opération d’Urgence National (COUN), a renforcé sa stratégie....

Un avion avec un Canadien à bord s'écrase en République dominicaine

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:30:00 +0200lapresse-CA (fr)

L'organisation humanitaire Live Different, basée à Hamilton en Ontario, affirme que son employé de longue date, Benjamin Cole Brown, était à bord de l'avion en compagnie de deux Américains au moment de l'écrasement. Les trois individus revenaient d'Haïti, où ils étaient allés porter des dons pour....

Philippines: Philippines: Typhoon Haima Situation Report No. 1 (as of 20 October2016)

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. • Typhoon Haima made landfall in Peñablanca in Cagayan province on 19 October as a Category 4 storm. • Approximately 90,000 people were pre-emptively evacuated in Regions I, II, II, IV-A, V and Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), according to the information available from the....

Philippines: Philippines: IFRC releases emergency funds to support communities hit by Typhoon Haima

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

20 October 2016, Manila - As Red Cross volunteers and staff members provide immediate assistance in areas affected by Super Typhoon Haima , the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is releasing a Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) allocation of 48,600 Swiss....

Haiti: WFP Haiti: Country Brief, September 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:28:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights While preparing this report Haiti was hit by a category 4 Hurricane and emergency operations started immediately. Details will be given in October report. September marked the beginning of the school year with WFP School feeding program resuming.

Haïti - Humanitaire : L'Australie vient en aide à Haïti

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Suite au passage de l'ouragan Matthew sur Haïti, l'Australie annonce une contribution de 2,5 millions de dollars à l'effort international, pour aider les haïtiens. Le Gouvernement australien fournira 1,5 million à l'UNICEF pour améliorer l'accès à l'eau potable et à l'assainissement pour aider à....

Haïti - Économie : L'ADIH préoccupée par la situation dans le Grand Sud

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Georges B. Sassine, le Président de l’Association des Industries d’Haïti (ADIH) se dit « très préoccupée » par l'ampleur des dommages causés par le passage de l'ouragan Matthew dans le Grand Sud, le Nord-Ouest et toutes les autres zones du pays et présente ses sympathies en son nom et en celui de....

iciHaïti - Humanitaire : Don du Gouvernement mexicain

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

20/10/2016 10:11:50 Le Ministère des Affaires Étrangères (SRE) du Mexique informe qu'en support à la population haïtienne, l'Ambassadeur du Mexique José Luis Alvarado a remis dimanche aux autorités une aide humanitaire du gouvernement mexicain, destiné aux villes du Sud, dévastées par le passage de l’ouragan Matthew.

Haïti - RD : La frontière sous alerte épidémiologique préventive

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

20/10/2016 09:06:47 Dans un nouveau bilan le Dr Jean-Luc Poncelet, représentant de l'Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) en Haïti indique que le nombre de cas de choléra rapporté ont augmenté considérablement après le passage de l'ouragan Matthew pour s’établir en date du 15 octobre (9 au 15....

Haïti - Politique : Nouvelles stratégies de distribution de l'aide humanitaire

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:20:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Le Ministère de l'Intérieur et des Collectivités Territoriales, à partir du Centre d'Opération d'Urgence National (COUN), informe qu’il a renforcé sa stratégie de distribution de l'aide aux personnes touchées par le passage de l'ouragan Matthew. Ainsi, depuis 48 heures l'aide humanitaire constituée....

Super typhoon kills at least eight in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:18:00 +0200business-standard (en)

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people today as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late last night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Haiyan in 2013, which was then the strongest....

Fears for Philippines northern provinces slammed by second typhoon in one week

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:18:00 +0200care (en)

(October 20, 2016) — Emergency teams have begun assessing the damage caused by Typhoon Haima in the Philippines , which has affected an estimated 2.7 million people and caused the evacuation of 90,000 people from their homes. Heavy rains and ferocious winds of up to 225 km/h have caused significant damage to infrastructure, houses and crops.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:15:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

A resident carries a sack of rice after Super Typhoon Haima destroyed his home and caused flooding at Vigan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain....

Haima was the Philippines' second typhoon in a week, and it left a trail of destruction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:15:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

On Tuesday morning, the storm known as Lawin to the Philippines and Haima to the rest of the world became the fifth super typhoon of 2016, with sustained winds of 160 mph. One day later, it slammed into northern Luzon as the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane.

Hurricane Hunters to investigate system in Atlantic

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:14:00 +0200nola (en)

An area of low pressure in the Atlantic has become slightly better organized overnight, according to the National Hurricane Center's Thursday morning (Oct. 20) update. The system has a 50 percent chance (medium) of becoming at least a tropical depression within 48 hours.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:12:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

DEADLY TYPHOON: Typhoon Haima forces Qantas to cancel flights to and from Hong Kong

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:07:00 +02009news (en)

Qantas has cancelled all scheduled flights between Australia and Hong Kong on Friday as Typhoon Haima approaches the city. “We are continuing to monitor the situation and options available to Qantas customers holding a valid ticket issued on/before 20 October 2016 who are affected by Typhoon Haima....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:07:00 +0200krmg (en)

A resident carries a sack of rice after Super Typhoon Haima destroyed his home and caused flooding at Vigan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:05:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

U.S. jobless claims rise by 13,000, but remain low

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:02:00 +0200sltrib (en)

Washington • The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:59:00 +0200philly (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Philippines : le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:54:00 +0200francetvinfo (fr)

Les Philippines sont sous la menace d'un des plus gros typhons jamais observés dans la région. Au moins quatre personnes sont mortes victimes de la violence des vents qui ont arraché des maisons. Un super typhon est en train de faire des ravages aux Philippines .

Typhoon Haima disrupts life in southern China

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:49:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

SHENZHEN, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Offices, businesses and schools in the southern city of Shenzhen will close as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit Friday afternoon, the local flood control authorities said. Shenzhen in Guangdong Province will activate China 's highest-level of emergency response measures....

Eight killed, two missing as typhoon Haima moves away from Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:49:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

A resident clears the debris brought by the strong wind and heavy rain from Typhoon Haima in Cagayan Province, the Philippines , Oct. 20, 2016. At least eight people were killed and two others missing after super typhoon Haima, locally named as Lawin, swept the northern Philippines, the National....

FEMA expands assistance to Brevard; schools won't make up lost days

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:38:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

Federal disaster aid has been expanded to three more Florida counties, including Brevard. Brevard among 3 counties now eligible for FEMA aid; Putnam, Indian River counties also eligible; Brevard Schools don't have to make up lost days Brevard and Indian River counties were made eligible for both....

HONG KONG: Flooding Disrupts Traffic on Tai Tam Road in Hong Kong October 19

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:34:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Torrential rain caused severe flooding in Hong Kong on Wednesday, October 19, and the Hong Kong Observatory issued a ?black rainstorm warning?http://www.hko.gov.hk/wservice/warning/rainstor.htm signal as the city was drenched by Typhoon Sarika. Black warnings indicate flooding ?likely to bring about....

WATCH LIVE: Sheriff discusses Tensing trial security, public access

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:33:00 +0200fox19 (en)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil and members of his staff are holding a press conference Thursday morning and discussing the upcoming Ray Tensing murder trial for the shooting death of Sam DuBose. MOBILE USERS: Click here to watch live. Desktop users can watch the live press conference in the player above.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:29:00 +0200wwlp (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:24:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Pagasa: Pampanga River may overflow with persistent rains

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:23:00 +0200sunstar (en)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO - The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Thursday disclosed that the Pampanga River may overflow and cause heavy flooding if downpours brought by Super Typhoon "Lawin" persist. PAGASA-Pampanga River Basin and Flood....

Super Typhoon Haima hits Philippines, causes flooding, landslides

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:21:00 +0200newsday-USA (en)

VIGAN, Philippines - Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

CARICOM Sends Post-Hurricane Matthew Emergency Relief Supplies to Haiti

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:16:00 +0200thevoiceslu (en)

(CDEMA) – CARICOM has delivered a shipment of approximately US$ 53,000 worth of emergency relief supplies to Haiti. Organized by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), through the collaborative efforts of the CDEMA Coordinating Unit and the Office of Disaster Preparedness and....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:07:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

(AP) - Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:06:00 +0200kimt (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Hong Kong Raises Storm Warning as Typhoon Haima Bears Down

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:02:00 +0200bloomberg (en)

Hong Kong is bracing for Typhoon Haima as airlines warned flights to and from the city would be disrupted Friday. The Hong Kong Observatory a strong wind signal No. 3 at 8:40 p.m. as Severe Typhoon Haima approached from the southeast. The weather service said it would consider raising a No.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:59:00 +0200wivb (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:58:00 +0200newsok (en)

FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, shows the Illinois Department of Employment Security office in Springfield, Ill. On Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits the week before.

Rescue units from Manila to help ‘Lawin’ victims

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:54:00 +0200tribuneonline (en)

With Manila relatively spared from the wrath of supertyphoon “Lawin,” Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada is readying the city’s well-trained rescue units to help in the rescue and relief efforts in typhoon-hit provinces in northern Luzon. Estrada said he had alerted the search-and-rescue (SAR) teams of the....

Super Typhoon Haima kills at least 5 in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:53:00 +0200CBC (en)

At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening Thursday and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

Cumberland Island to reopen on limited basis

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:53:00 +0200news4jax (en)

ST. MARYS, Ga. - The Cumberland Island National Seashore mainland visitor center will open Thursday for the first time since Hurricane Matthew left a wake of debris on the St. Marys, Georgia, island. Public programs will be offered daily beginning at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:50:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

(AP) - Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground. Keep it Clean.

iciHaïti - Religion : 625 péristyles de sanctuaire vaudou ont été détruits

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:49:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

20/10/2016 08:33:07 Selon un bilan partiel de la Confédération nationale des vodouisants haïtiens (Konfederasyon nasyonal vodouyizan ayisyen / KNVA), suite au passage de l’ouragan Matthew, 625 péristyles de sanctuaire vaudou ont été détruits, (276 dans le Sud et 349 dans les Nippes).

Haïti - Sécurité : Démenti formel de la PNH

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:49:00 +0200haitilibre (fr)

Mercredi, dans une note, la Direction Générale de la Police Nationale d'Haïti (PNH) apporte un démenti formel à une rumeur persistante circulant sur les réseaux sociaux faisant état de la démission de certains membres du Haut Commandement de la PNH dont le Directeur Général Michel-Ange Gédéon.

Hong Kong posts No 3 typhoon signal as third big storm this month grounds at least 159 flights

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:48:00 +0200scmp (en)

The Hong Kong Observatory issued the strong wind signal No 3 at 8.40pm on Thursday as severe typhoon Haima heads directly to the city. By 7pm the storm had already caused at least 159 Hong Kong flights to be cancelled on Friday and disrupted sea traffic. It said it would consider raising the No 8 signal on Friday morning.

Surviving cholera

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:48:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright AP Image caption A million doses of cholera vaccine are on their way to Haiti's most vulnerable. The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending a million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti, where more than 200 cases of the killer disease have been reported since Hurricane Matthew struck on 4 October.

Sheriff to discuss Tensing trial security

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:47:00 +0200fox19 (en)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil and members of his staff are holding a 10:15 a.m. press conference Thursday on the upcoming Ray Tensing murder trial for the shooting death of Sam DuBose. Neil and other sheriff's officials will discuss "ongoing preparations for security at....

Typhoon Haima causes flight disruptions

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:44:00 +0200focustaiwan (en)

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Local airlines said on Thursday that some of their flights on Friday have been canceled due to the impact of Typhoon Haima , which is currently located south off Taiwan. EVA Airways said round-trip services from Taoyuan-Hong Kong, Taoyuan-Macau, Taichung-Macau and Kaohsiung-Macau will be canceled.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:34:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

WASHINGTON -- (AP) The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:33:00 +0200bostonherald (en)

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:33:00 +0200wncn (en)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

US claims for unemployment benefits rise by 13,000

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:29:00 +0200mcclatchydc (en)

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Philippines: ACAPS Briefing Note - Philippines: Typhoon Lawin, northern Luzon, 19 October 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:21:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW. Early on 20 October 2016, typhoon Haima /Lawin is due to hit the Philippines . Winds up to 185 km/h are expected, and rainfall of 100-200 mm throughout the next two days with local amounts over 300 mm, thus exacerbating the risk of mudslides, especially in higher elevations. 11.

Haiti: Training humanitarian workers in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:21:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, 60 aid workers attended a training on Sphere principles and standards in Haiti. Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwestern Haiti on 4 October. It was the deadliest Atlantic hurricane of the last decade. With at least 546 fatalities, possibly as many as 1,600, as well as damages estimated in USD $2.

Haiti: CDEMA Hurricane Matthew - Situation Report #14 as of 6:00pm EDT on October 19, 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:21:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Message: The islands of The Bahamas and Haiti suffered severe impact from the passage of Hurricane Matthew, the 5th named Hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season. As a result, the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) through the Regional Response Mechanism (RRM) facilitated....

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:18:00 +0200izf (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la....

'Super typhoon' brings death to Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:15:00 +0200iafrica (en)

Children play amongst their destroyed houses after Typhoon Haima hit their homes near San Pablo town, Isabela province, north of Manila on October 20, 2016. Credit: AFP PHOTO One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday.

Super typhoon kills at least eight in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:03:00 +0200japantimes (en)

SAN PABLO, PHILIPPINES – One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:01:00 +0200news-herald (en)

Haima ’s blinding winds and rain had rekindled fears of the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, but there were no immediate reports of any major damage. Several villages are cut off by fallen trees, landslides and floods, impeding communications and aid.

Le super typhon Haima frappe les Philippines: des scènes de désolation et de destruction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:58:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province septentrionale de Cagayan, accompagné....

Typhoon Haima strikes northern Philippines, leaving at least 7 dead

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:55:00 +0200TorontoStar (en)

VIGAN, PHILIPPINES—Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:51:00 +0200nordeclair (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:50:00 +0200lamontagne (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

"Talking the Tropics With Mike": Low pressure near the Bahamas - Oct. 20th

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:48:00 +0200actionnewsjax (en)

Wave '99L' near/east of the Bahamas - hurricane hunter aircraft scheduled to investigate.... the 19th of Oct. was the first time without an active tropical cyclone over the Atlantic Basin since the 25th of September..... Wave Invest '99L' is still disorganized but we might be seeing the emergence of....

Hurricane center reduces chances of storm forming

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:48:00 +0200al (en)

The National Hurricane Center said there's still a chance that an area of disturbed weather near the Bahamas could become a tropical or subtropical storm — but those chances took a hit on Thursday. was an elongated area of low pressure on Thursday located about a few hundred miles northeast of the central Bahamas.

Hong Kong's 'Starbucks Uncle' is the latest social media star after he was spotted enjoying his newspaper when the coffee shop was seriously flooded

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:42:00 +0200dailymail (en)

The man has been dubbed the 'Starbucks Uncle' by media. A humorous caption was given to the picture which read: 'Huh? Hey! Newspaper says it will be raining today! Damn it! I forgot my umbrella.' According to the post, the picture was provided by an internet user called Kristy Chan and it was taken....

10 disinterred graves in Beaufort County gruesome consequence of Hurricane Matthew, coroner says

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:37:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

It is a grim fact of Hurricane Matthew: Even the dead can be disturbed or displaced by a natural disaster. A disinterred casket retrieved early Monday on Hilton Head Island was one of 10 discovered in Beaufort County since the Category 2 storm passed through the area Oct. 8 and 9, according to the Coroner’s Office.

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:36:00 +0200laprovence (fr)

Ilagan (Philippines) (AFP) - Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi.

Haima Kills 7 in the Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:28:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Typhoon Haima pulled out of the Philippines Wednesday, leaving behind flooding, mudslides, power outages and at least seven dead. Haima, known locally as "Lawin," moved back out into open water after making landfall in the Cagayan province on the northeastern end of the archipelago around 11 p.m. local time with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.

The Record Latest U.S. Hurricane Landfalls

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:28:00 +0200climate-weather (en)

Story Highlights. Late-season U.S. hurricane landfalls can occur, but only three have happened in November. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. By late October and November, nearing the end of the Atlantic hurricane season, you might wonder if it is safe to assume there will be no hurricanes coming ashore in the U.

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:22:00 +0200courrier-picard (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

China, Philippine to sign $13.5B deals, hold sea bilaterals

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:19:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ahead of their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China , Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior....

Le typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:15:00 +0200lapresse-CA (fr)

Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province septentrionale de Cagayan, accompagné de vents quasiment aussi puissants que ceux d'Haiyan. Cette tempête avait fait plus de 7350 morts et disparus en novembre 2013, rasant des localités entières du centre de l'archipel.

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:12:00 +0200lamanchelibre (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

At least seven people killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashes into Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:08:00 +0200abc-au (en)

Typhoon Haima : At least seven people killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashes into Philippines . Updated October 20, 2016 22:20:29. At least seven people have been killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rains, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee, officials say.

Typhon Haima: au moins quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:07:00 +0200lyonne-republicaine (fr)

Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province septentrionale de Cagayan, accompagné de vents quasiment aussi puissants que ceux d'Haiyan. Cette tempête avait fait plus de 7.350 morts et disparus en novembre 2013, rasant des localités entières du centre de l'archipel.

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:46:00 +0200ladepeche (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Super typhoon kills at least eight in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:39:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

SAN PABLO: One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday (Oct 20) as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Haiyan in....

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:34:00 +0200lanouvellerepublique (fr)

Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province septentrionale de Cagayan, accompagné de vents quasiment aussi puissants que ceux d'Haiyan. Cette tempête avait fait plus de 7.350 morts et disparus en novembre 2013, rasant des localités entières du centre de l'archipel.

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:31:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Ilagan (Philippines) - Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi.

Typhon Haima: au moins quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:28:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Over 90,000 people flee as Typhoon Haima slams northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:26:00 +0200thehimalayantimes (en)

PAGUDPUD : Super Typhoon Haima , the strongest cyclone to hit the Philippines in three years, toppled power and communication lines, damaged houses and displaced thousands as it made landfall in the north of the country. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Shocking moment a motorcyclist in China is blown across the road by severe typhoon

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:26:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Gone with the wind: Shocking moment a motorcyclist is blown across the road by severe typhoon Footage shows the man being pushed across the street by the typhoon; Incident took place in China with footage posted online on October 19; Typhoon Sarika made landfall on October 18 in southern China By....

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:25:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:21:00 +0200lyonne-republicaine (fr)

Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province septentrionale de Cagayan, accompagné de vents quasiment aussi puissants que ceux d'Haiyan. Cette tempête avait fait plus de 7.350 morts et disparus en novembre 2013, rasant des localités entières du centre de l'archipel.

A Pékin, le président philippin annonce sa "séparation" d'avec les Etats-Unis

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:21:00 +0200lyonne-republicaine (fr)

L'Australie a reconnu jeudi qu'il fallait en faire plus pour protéger la Grande barrière de corail de la pollution, après la publication d'un rapport officiel qui brosse un tableau sombre de l'état du site classé au patrimoine mondial de l'humanité.Le plus grand système corallien...

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:20:00 +0200lefigaro (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines , a fait au moins quatre morts mercredi en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Parmi les victimes, figurent deux adolescents de 16 et....

China: Philippine bilateral talks over sea dispute to resume

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:19:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ahead of their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China , Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior....

Gone with the wind: Shocking moment a motorcyclist is blown across the road by severe typhoon

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:18:00 +0200dailymail (en)

Footage shows the man being pushed across the street by the typhoon; Incident took place in China with footage posted online on October 19; Typhoon Sarika made landfall on October 18 in southern China By Published: 11:16 GMT, 20 October 2016 Updated: 11:16 GMT, 20 October 2016.

Typhoon Haima Leaves Eight Dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:17:00 +0200wsj-en (en)

MANILA—Typhoon Haima blew out of the Philippines and into the South China Sea late Thursday, leaving at least eight people dead and a trail of destruction that officials said could take days to fully assess. Northern areas of the main island of Luzon, particularly Cagayan and Isabela provinces,....

Philippines: Form 2-Situation Update No.1: Typhoon Haima (Lawin), Thursday, 20 October 2016 16:00 hrs (UTC+7)

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:14:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Highlights. · Super Typhoon ‘ Haima ’ made its landfall in Penablanca, Cagayan on 20 October 2016 at around 11:00 PM with maximum sustained winds up to 225 kph and wind gusts up to 315 kph. Extremely strong winds in combination with torrential rains were experienced across the northern Luzon region.

Super typhoon kills at least eight in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Haiyan in 2013, which was then....

Le super typhon Haima fait au moins huit morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:05:00 +0200romandie (fr)

Ilagan (Philippines) - Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins huit morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi.

China: Philippine bilateral talks over sea dispute to resume

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:04:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, left, shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang ahead of their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China , Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. China and the Philippines have agreed to resume a dialogue on their dispute over the South China Sea, a senior....

Super typhoon Lawin kills at least eight

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:03:00 +0200manilatimes (en)

SAN PABLO , Philippines : One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least eight people on Thursday as ferocious gales and landslides destroyed tens of thousands of homes. Super Typhoon Lawin (international name: Haima ) struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to....

Typhoon Sarika affects 3 mln people in Hainan

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:03:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

HAIKOU, Oct.20 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Sarika has affected up to 3 million people and damaged large swathes of crops after sweeping across southern China 's Hainan Province. The island received an average rainfall of 162 mm, with 93 townships across the island reporting more than 200 mm, according to the provincial meteorological station.

Typhoon Haima disrupts rail services in southern China

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0200sinacom (en)

FUZHOU, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haima disrupted rail services in the southern Chinese provinces of Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong and Guangxi as the super typhoon was forecast to hit Guangdong Friday. A total of 85 trains, mainly traveling between Jiangxi and Fujian, have been ordered to stop....

Typhoon Sarika affects 3 mln people in Hainan

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:00:00 +0200sinacom (en)

HAIKOU, Oct.20 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Sarika has affected up to 3 million people and damaged large swathes of crops after sweeping across southern China 's Hainan Province. The island received an average rainfall of 162 mm, with 93 townships across the island reporting more than 200 mm, according to the provincial meteorological station.

Typhoon Haima Leaves at Least 7 Dead in Northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:55:00 +0200theepochtimes (en)

VIGAN, Philippines —Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:49:00 +0200muscatinejournal (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

Minjee Lee leads Blue Bay LPGA, 2 days after Typhoon Sarika

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:49:00 +0200newsok (en)

HAINAN, China (AP) — Minjee Lee birdied the final three holes for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead Thursday in the Blue Bay LPGA, playing in perfect conditions two days after Typhoon Sarika hit the resort. Lee hit a long flop shot to a foot from a difficult angle on the par-5 18th on Jian Lake's....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:49:00 +0200newsok (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:49:00 +0200metrotime (fr)

Haima , l’un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l’archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Isle of Hope woman speaks about losing husband in Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:49:00 +0200wsfa (en)

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Hurricane Matthew hit the whole Isle of Hope community hard. For J.C. Davis and her children, the storm changed their lives forever. J.C.'s husband, Jefferson Davis, was killed in the hurricane. She said she begged him to evacuate with her and the kids but he protested, telling her this.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:48:00 +0200seattletimes (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Le typhon Haima balaye les Philippines, au moins 4 morts AFP

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:48:00 +0200msn-fr (fr)

Le super typhon Haima a touché les Philippines mercredi 19 octobre avant de balayer l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, faisant au moins quatre morts, selon un premier bilan donné jeudi par les autorités. Durée: 00:38.

Typhoon Haima disrupts rail services in southern China

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:47:00 +0200shanghaidaily (en)

TYPHOON Haima disrupted rail services in the southern Chinese provinces of Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong and Guangxi as the super typhoon was forecast to hit Guangdong Friday. A total of 85 trains, mainly traveling between Jiangxi and Fujian, have been ordered to stop services between Thursday and Saturday, the Nanchang Railway Bureau said Thursday.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Cleveland Indians: Your Thursday Briefing

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:47:00 +0200nytimes (en)

Highlights of the best zingers, one-liners and comebacks from Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton at the third and final presidential debate. By A.J. CHAVAR on Publish Date October 20, 2016. Photo by Damon Winter/The New York Times. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Officials described....

The «super typhoon» Haima made landfall on the Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:44:00 +0200diariodelweb (en)

. Gales, 225 kilometers per hour and gusts that reach 315 km, and torrential rain. Are potentially 10 million people at risk. The fear is a repeat of the tragedy of 2013, when Typhoon Haiyan killed 7,350 people.

Le super typhon Haima s'abat sur les Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:38:00 +0200arcinfo (fr)

Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province septentrionale de Cagayan, accompagné de vents quasiment aussi puissants que ceux d'Haiyan. Cette tempête avait fait plus de 7350 morts et disparus en novembre 2013, rasant des localités entières du centre de l'archipel. "Les vents étaient si violents.

'Lawin' begins to leave PH, moving towards China

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:37:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA - Typhoon ''Lawin'' further weakened Thursday afternoon as it moves further away from the Philippines towards the Chinese mainland, state weather bureau PAGASA said. In its 5 p.m. briefing, PAGASA meteorologist Aldczar Aurelio said Lawin was only packing maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (kph), and gusts of 160 kph.

In the Loop: Monster Typhoon Lawin leaves trail of destruction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:37:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

. Watch also in or TFC.tv Here's what you need to know to be in the loop. leaves a trail of destruction in Luzon. PAGASA expects from typhoon Lawin. extensive damage Watch typhoon Lawin as it wreaks havoc over ....

8 dead, 2 missing after 'Lawin' smashes northern Luzon

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:37:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

MANILA- Typhoon 'Lawin' (international name: Haima ) left at least eight people dead and two others missing after it battered northern Luzon with howling winds and torrential rains, officials said. In a press briefing on Thursday, Department of Interior and Local Government Director Edgar Allan....

Typhoon Haima hits northern Philippines, kills four

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:36:00 +0200iran-daily (en)

The powerful typhoon struck late on Wednesday with rains and ferocious winds of 225 kilometers per hour and of 315 kilometers in some coastal areas. Official reports said the storm, strongest in power to hit the Philippines in three years, inflicted severe damage on farms and houses, forcing nearly....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:36:00 +0200krmg (en)

Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Typhoon Lawin leaves 7 dead

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:35:00 +0200sunstar (en)

VIGAN -- Super Typhoon Lawin ( Haima ) weakened and blew out to sea Thursday, October 20, after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides, and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Isle of Hope woman speaks about losing husband in Hurricane Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:35:00 +0200wbtv (en)

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Hurricane Matthew hit the whole Isle of Hope community hard. For J.C. Davis and her children, the storm changed their lives forever. J.C.'s husband, Jefferson Davis, was killed in the hurricane. She said she begged him to evacuate with her and the kids but he protested, telling her this.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:34:00 +0200siouxcityjournal (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:29:00 +0200news9 (en)

By BULLIT MARQUEZ Associated Press. VIGAN, Philippines (AP) - Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:25:00 +0200hjnews (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:23:00 +0200mynews13 (en)

VIGAN, Philippines -- (AP) Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:23:00 +0200skynet (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:22:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

McCrory outlines plans for recovery from Hurricane Matthew Gov. Pat McCrory has announced a plan to help eastern North Carolina recover from Hurricane Matthew.

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:22:00 +0200wsoctv (en)

RALEIGH, N.C. - Gov. Pat McCrory has announced a plan to help eastern North Carolina recover from Hurricane Matthew. McCrory told a briefing on Wednesday that he is forming a recovery committee to help families and businesses rebuild. The committee will be led by Thomas Stith, the governor's chief of staff.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:20:00 +0200newson6 (en)

By BULLIT MARQUEZ Associated Press. VIGAN, Philippines (AP) - Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:20:00 +0200usnews (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

Super typhoon batters Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:18:00 +0200dailytelegraph (en)

Super Typhoon Haima , the strongest cyclone to hit the Philippines in three years, rips through the north of the country. Rough cut (no reporter narration). October 20th 2016; 28 minutes ago; /video/video.news.com.

Typhoon Haima disrupts rail services in southern China

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:18:00 +0200xinhuanet_en (en)

FUZHOU, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Typhoon Haima disrupted rail services in the southern Chinese provinces of Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong and Guangxi as the super typhoon was forecast to hit Guangdong Friday. A total of 85 trains, mainly traveling between Jiangxi and Fujian, have been ordered to stop....

Typhoon Haima: Philippines hit by second storm in a week

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:16:00 +0200cnn (en)

Story highlights Typhoon Haima makes landfall in Philippines , impacting more than 60,000 people; After hitting the Philippines, it's expected to veer northwest toward the Chinese coast. It made landfall on the northeastern end of the archipelago about 11 p.m. (11 a.m. ET )Wednesday.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:15:00 +0200fox13memphis (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Le typhon «Haima» a frappé les Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:15:00 +020024heures (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts - dont deux adolescents de 16 et 17 ans - en déferlant sur l'archipel, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants.

Typhoon Haima Leaves at Least 7 Dead in Northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:14:00 +0200ABCnews (en)

A toppled pole lays along a flooded road as heavy rains and wind from Typhoon Haima batters Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, northern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain that rekindled fears and....

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:14:00 +0200izf (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:12:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:11:00 +0200news-yahoo (en)

Filipino Joybin Marayo, 58, salvages metals on a damaged boat that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Several people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and....

Le typhon «Haima» a frappé les Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:11:00 +0200tdg (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts - dont deux adolescents de 16 et 17 ans - en déferlant sur l'archipel, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants.

Eight Killed, Two Missing As Typhoon Haima Moves Away From Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:10:00 +0200bernama (en)

MANILA, Oct 20 (Bernama) -- At least eight people were killed and two others missing after super typhoon Haima , locally named as Lawin, swept the northern Philippines , the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday. The fatalities were reported in Regions 1, 2 and....

Le typhon «Haima» a frappé les Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:10:00 +0200lematin-CH (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts - dont deux adolescents de 16 et 17 ans - en déferlant sur l'archipel, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants.

At least 7 dead as Super Typhoon Haima slams the Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:09:00 +0200globalnews (en)

A man takes cover as strong winds and rain topple trees while Typhoon Haima lashes Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, northern Philippines on Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late Wednesday with ferocious winds and rain that rekindled fears and memories....

Typhoon Haima hits northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:02:00 +0200presstv (en)

Typhoon Haima has landed on the northern Philippines , killing at least four people and displacing thousands of others in the Southeast Asian country. The powerful typhoon struck late on Wednesday with rains and ferocious winds of 225 kilometers per hour and of 315 kilometers in some coastal areas.

Typhoon kills at least four in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:58:00 +0200japantimes (en)

ILAGAN, PHILIPPINES – One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday. Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Haiyan in....

PHILIPPINES TYPHOON - At least 4 dead as Typhoon Heima slams into Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:57:00 +0200efe (en)

Filipino motorists cross the road in front of a toppled coconut tree in the typhoon-hit town of Gonzaga, Cagayan province, Philippines , 20 October 2016. Many houses, trees, and electric posts were destroyed after Super Typhoon Heima made landfall in the Northern Philippines. EPA/FRANCIS R.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 7 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:57:00 +0200kiro7 (en)

VIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Super Typhoon Haima weakened and blew out to sea Thursday after smashing the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain overnight. Flooding, landslides and power outages were evident, but large casualties appeared to have been averted after nearly 100,000 people fled to safer ground.

Typhoon Haima leaves five dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:54:00 +0200newshub (en)

Typhoon Haima has smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains, killing at least five people, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening and blowing into the South China Sea. Haima's blinding winds and rain had rekindled fears and memories from the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

12h51 Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines (AFP)

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:54:00 +0200lorientlejour (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Le super typhon touche le nord-est des Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:50:00 +0200cctv-fr (fr)

Le super typhon Haima a déferlé mercredi sur les côtes du nord-est des Philippines . Amenant avec elle des vents et une pluie féroces, Haima a atterrit sur la province de Cagayan un peu avant minuit. De nombreux villages se sont retrouvés sans électricité et des vents intenses ont arraché les toits de taules des maisons.

Typhoon Haima enters East Sea

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:44:00 +0200vnanet-en (en)

Hanoi, October 20 (VNA) – Typhoon Haima has passed north of Luzon island, the Philippines , to enter the northeast of the East Sea, the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting announced on October 20. At 8am, the typhoon was centred at 18.5 degrees north latitude and 120.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:41:00 +0200Europe1 (fr)

les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Des destructions à grande échelle . Haima a déferlé pendant la nuit sur des localités....

« Personne n’a à rajouter à l’instabilité », dit l’ambassadeur des USA des juges de la Cour de cassation

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

« Nous trouvons qu’il y a assez d’instabilité dans ce pays et que personne n’a à rajouter à cette instabilité », c’est en ces termes que l’ambassadeur américain en Haïti, Peter F. Mulrean, a réagi à la proposition des juges de la Cour de assation demandant de démettre Jocelerme Privert de la....

Après Matthew, Privert et Co dans l'oeil d'un cyclone de critiques

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Personne n’est surpris que les pouvoirs publics peinent à coordonner correctement l’aide humanitaire au profit des populations du grand Sud, gravement affectées par l’ouragan Matthew dont les vents ont atteint plus de 200 km/h dans la nuit du 3 au 4 octobre 2016.

Fatra Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Il a plu toute la nuit et le vent a soufflé si fort que le centre-ville est transformé en un amas informe de feuilles et de boue, de tôles arrachées et de chiffons mouillés qui disent la démesure des éléments déchaînés. Un rabi centenaire est couché sur le flanc.

Abricots : des sections communales toujours inaccessibles après Matthew

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Plus de deux semaines après le passage de l’ouragan Matthew, les autorités se targuent d’avoir le contrôle de la situation et de la distribution de l’aide d’urgence. Cependant, dans la commune des Abricots dans le département de la Grand’Anse, quatre sections communales sont toujours inaccessibles.

« La distribution de l’aide à Jérémie, un crime contre l’humanité », dénonce Maxime Roumer

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Frustré et très remonté contre les autorités qui gèrent les activités post-Matthew dans le département de la Grand’Anse, dévasté par l’ouragan, Maxime Roumer monte au créneau pour dénoncer la gestion de l’aide d’urgence humanitaire à Jérémie. L’ancien sénateur accuse les autorités d’accaparer l’aide au détriment des victimes.

Quelle mouche a piqué les juges de la Cour de cassation ?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

En prenant connaissance mardi, par voie de presse, d’une résolution adoptée par la Cour de cassation réclamant la démission du président provisoire Jocelerme Privert et l’application de l’article 149 de la Constitution de 1987, qui prévoit qu’en cas de vacance présidentielle, le président de cette....

« Wi Prezidan, sa deranje m », répond Kato à Privert

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Dans une lettre ouverte en date du 18 octobre, le sénateur de l’Ouest Antonio Chéramy a relaté son entier désaccord face au comportement du président de la République qu’il qualifie d’arrogance, susceptible d’envenimer l’état de crise du pays en ce moment.

Les remous de l'actualités du jeudi 20 octobre 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Appel du CNM aux habitants des Nippes, de la Grand’Anse et du Sud Le Centre national de météorologie (CNM), dans le bulletin météo du mercredi 19 octobre, valable jusqu’au 21 octobre 2016, lance un avis de surveillance relatif à la saturation du sol dans certains départements d’Haïti.

L’Association indienne d’Haïti au secours des habitants des Côteaux

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

Environ deux semaines après le passage de l’ouragan dévastateur Matthew, les habitants de la commune des Côteaux ont reçu les « premières assistances humanitaires. Escortés par des soldats indiens de la MINUSTAH, deux camions transportant des kits alimentaires de l’Association indienne d’Haïti arrivent à Coteaux.

Ronald César, voix de l'Amérique

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:32:00 +0200lenouvelliste (fr)

« Lè w renmen yon bagay, ou mèt pase ventan, trantan ladan l, se ap toujou kòmsi wa p amize w. Ou pran plezi w ladan l ». Avec une réponse pareille, je ne peine pas pour déduire la réponse à ma question : Non, dans 10 ans, Ronald César ne se voit pas ailleurs, évoluant dans un domaine autre que....

Typhoon Haima smashes northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:30:00 +0200newindianexpress (en)

. By Ventuno | Published: 20th October 2016 01:55 PM | Last Updated: 20th October 2016 02:03 PM. Typhoon Haima makes landfall in the Philippines , becoming the strongest to hit the country since Typhoon Haiyan that left more than 10000 people dead in 2013.

'Starbucks uncle' captures Hong Kong hearts during flooding

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:23:00 +0200bbc (en)

Image copyright Facebook: TV MOST Image caption Think you love Starbucks coffee? Probably not as much as this guy. Heavy rains brought flooding to parts of Hong Kong this week, but that was not enough not to stop one elderly man from enjoying his newspaper and coffee.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:22:00 +0200tv5 (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

At least five killed by Super Typhoon Haima

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:18:00 +0200breakingnews-ie (en)

At least five people have been killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains. The storm flooded towns and forced tens of thousands to flee before weakening and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 5 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:09:00 +0200business-standard (en)

At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening today and blowing into the South Sea, officials said.

Haiti: Nan Miel - Haiti Tropical Cyclone - Situation as of 12/10/2016, Grading Map

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:08:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Map Information. Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Caribbean with maximum sustained wind speed of 220 km/h and heavy rainfall. It's slowly moving northward from the Caribbean Sea and is closing in delivering potentially catastrophic floods to Haiti.

At least 5 dead as Super Typhoon Haima slams the Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:08:00 +0200globalnews (en)

VIGAN, Philippines – At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening Thursday and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

Haiti: Haiti: Hurricane Matthew - Department Profile, Sud, 20 October 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:08:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

OVERVIEW. This thematic report is the first in a series of profiles on the worst affected departments in Haiti following Hurricane Matthew. It compiles and analyses existing pre-crisis data at the departmental level across a range of sectors and is intended to serve as a reference point for understanding the current humanitarian crisis.

Typhoon Haima Leaves at Least 5 Dead in Northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:07:00 +0200news18 (en)

Vigan: At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening today and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Lawin Aftermath

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Super Typhoon Lawin made landfall in Penablanca, Cagayan on Wednesday evening with maximum sustained winds of 225 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gusts of up to 315 kph. PAGASA had predicted that its impact would be felt within a 800-km radius from its eye and advised the public to....

Lawin to exit PAR Thursday evening

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Government workers cut branches of an uprooted tree along a road after Typhoon Lawin (international name Haima ) struck Laoag City, Ilocos Norte on Thursday. Typhoon Lawin is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday evening.

Super typhoon 'Lawin' kills at least four

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

ILAGAN - One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday. Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Yolanda (Haiyan) in....

Typhoon Lawin relief operations

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:04:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

Volunteers pack relief goods, which will be distributed to the victims of Super Typhoon Lawin ( Haima ), at a warehouse in Pasay City on Thursday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council reported an estimate of 18,000 families that were preemptively evacuated from the typhoon affected areas.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:57:00 +0200rtl-BE (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

More than 90,000 people flee as Super Typhoon Haima hits Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:56:00 +0200independent-ie (en)

Filipinos scavenges for recyclable materials from the trash that was washed ashore by strong waves brought about by Typhoon Haima in Manila, Philippines , Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) A truck drives past heavy rains and winds as Typhoon Haima lashes Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, northern Philippines on Thursday Oct.

Typhon Haima. Les impressionnantes images des dégâts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:52:00 +0200OuestFrance (fr)

Les scientifiques estiment que la virulence des intempéries de ces dernières années est imputable au changement climatique. | AFP; L'archipel aux 7 100 îles subit régulièrement des tempêtes meurtrières, à raison d'une vingtaine de typhons par an en moyenne.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:52:00 +0200france24 (fr)

ILAGAN (PHILIPPINES) (AFP) - Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:51:00 +0200lamontagne (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Over 90,000 people flee as Typhoon Haima slams northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:49:00 +0200geo-tv (en)

Super Typhoon Haima , the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in three years, ripped through major rice growing regions, damaging crops and houses, and forced more than 90,000 people to flee to safer ground, officials said on Thursday. There were no immediate reports of casualties from Haima which....

Haiti : Captage Rosier, Roche-à-Bateau - 17 Oct 2016 [FR]

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:45:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (fr)

Accompagnés de M. Casimir Alabre (TEPAC), nous avons constaté que suite au passage de l’ouragan Matthew, le débit ne parvient plus à 6 des 8 fontaines qui sont alimentées par ce captage et le débit est diminué sur au moins l’une des deux autres fontaines qui se trouvent à proximité du....

Philippines. Le super typhon Haima fait au moins 4 morts

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:35:00 +0200TelegrammeDeBrest (fr)

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Typhoon Haima leaves at least five dead in northern Philippines At least five people have been killed after Super...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:34:00 +0200belfasttelegraph (en)

Haima 's blinding wind and rain had rekindled fears and memories from the catastrophe wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, but there were no immediate reports of major damage, amid faulty communications and power outages in several villages cut off from government aid and rescue teams by fallen trees, landslides and flooding.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least 5 dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:32:00 +0200saudigazette (en)

VIGAN, PHILIPPINES — At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening Thursday and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:30:00 +0200lexpress (fr)

Ilagan (Philippines) - Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi.

Typhoon Haima leaves at least five dead in northern Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:25:00 +0200thenational (en)

VIGAN, Philippines // At least five people were killed after Super Typhoon Haima smashed into the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and rains overnight, flooding towns and forcing thousands to flee before weakening on Thursday and blowing into the South China Sea, officials said.

Super Typhoon Haima kills at least four in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:19:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

ILAGAN, Philippines (AFP) – One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday (Oct 20). Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of....

Philippines: le super typhon Haima fait 4 morts

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:19:00 +0200lefigaro (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités ce matin. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:19:00 +0200lyonne-republicaine (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Avec la Sécurité civile, une distribution d’eau sans accroc en Haïti

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:18:00 +0200le-perche (fr)

Nogent-le-Rotrou Avec la Sécurité civile, une distribution d'eau sans accroc en Haïti Depuis quelques jours, la Sécurité civile de Nogent-le-Rotrou produit de l'eau potable pour cette population, frappée par l'ouragan Matthew. 19/10/2016 à 15:34 par hugodeshors.

Dealers are selling cars damaged by typhoon Chaba that struck the southern Korean Peninsula on Nov...

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:15:00 +0200koreatimes (en)

Dealers are selling cars damaged by typhoon Chaba that struck the southern Korean Peninsula on Nov. 5, according to Korean broadcaster MBC on Wednesday. Cars that were submerged must be scrapped due to safety reasons. But some insurance companies are selling them to used-car dealers.

Super typhoon kills at least four in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:13:00 +0200channelnewsasia (en)

ILAGAN: One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday (Oct 19). Super Typhoon Haima struck late on Wednesday night with winds similar to those of catastrophic Haiyan in....

Over 90,000 people flee as Typhoon Haima slams northern Philippines (VIDEO)

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:12:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

A resident walks on an empty road as Typhoon Haima strikes Laoag city, Ilocos Norte in northern Philippines , October 20, 2016. — Reuters pic PAGUDPUD (PHILIPPINES) Oct 20 — Super Typhoon Haima, the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in three years, ripped through major rice growing regions,....

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:10:00 +0200lepopulaire (fr)

Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:08:00 +0200normandie (fr)

Haima , l’un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l’archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi. Le super typhon a touché terre mercredi soir dans la province....

Le super typhon Haima fait quatre morts aux Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:02:00 +0200romandie (fr)

Ilagan (Philippines) - Haima , l'un des typhons les plus puissants à frapper les Philippines a fait au moins quatre morts en déferlant sur l'archipel où il a rasé des maisons, arraché des toits et déraciné des arbres géants, ont annoncé les autorités jeudi.

Haima leaves five dead in Philippines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:01:00 +0200