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08/11/2020 | Emergency

Central America: Hurricane Eta

Hurricane Eta (Category 4) hit Central America in November 2020 causing heavy rains, flooding and landslides that displaced thousands of people and left dozens of people dead or missing across the region. Just two weeks later, Hurricane Iota worsened...

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05/09/2019 | Emergency

The Bahamas: Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas in September 2019 and caused widespread devastation to the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahamas. According to national and regional authorities, it is estimated that approximately 76,000 people – the vast majority of re...

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14/02/2021 | Emergency

Mozambique: Tropical Storm Eloise

Tropical Cyclone Eloise hit Mozambique on 23 January 2021, 20km south of the Beira City in Sofala Province. It brought winds of 140km/h and wind gusts of over 160km/h as well as extreme and widespread rainfall in Beira and many districts in Sofala, S...

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25/08/2021 | Emergency type


Tropical cyclones are rapidly-rotating storm systems that rotate (counter-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere) around a low pressure centre. They are generally slow moving but severe, with winds of between 12...

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