cyclones

Cuba: Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian made landfall in Pinar Del Rio province, Cuba in the early hours of 27 September—battering large swathes of western Cuba and causing heavy damage to infrastructure, housing, agriculture, electricity, and telecommunications services. Through this Emergency Appeal, the IFRC is supporting the Cuban Red Cross to help 5,000 families whose houses were significantly damaged. Humanitarian assistance includes emergency shelter, health and care services, safe water, hygiene supplies, and protection services.

 

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Cuban Red Cross volunteers transport an elderly lady via boat through flood waters caused by Hurricane Ian, which battered the region in late September 2022. Many National Societies in the region responded to help affected communities cope with the damage caused by the category 4 hurricane.
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9,000,000
CHF Needed to help most vulnerable
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3,858,612
CHF currently funded
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