Based on communication with the Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Pacific Office, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER requested the activation of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" t
Hurricane Richard: IFRC DREF Operation - 4,639 persons were displaced to shelters. Funds have been allocated to assist 2,500 beneficiaries.
Tropical Storm Tomas has resulted in wide spread roof loss, downed power lines and fallen trees across Barbados. Over 17 inches of rain was reported at the airport.
In St Lucia, the brunt of the storm was felt in the southern part of the island.
St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced high winds and heavy rains, which resulted in significant damage across the island, especially on the windward side and in the Northwest of the island.
Haiti plans for assistance to 500,000 people as Hurricane Tomas approaches.
Tropical Cyclone Giri strengthened into catetory 4 storm over the Northeast Indian Ocean as it approaches the west coast of Myanmar.