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EU Mobilises €500,000 Initial Emergency Aid To Bahamas

Press Release:- The EU is mobilising an initial 500,000 euro in immediate emergency funding to assist those in the Bahamas affected by the category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the...

Opposition Leader Urges Citizens To Take Maximum Precautionary Measures

The leader of Saint Lucia's opposition, Philip J. Pierre, Monday urged his countrymen to take maximum precautionary measures in response to the approach of Dorian. Pierre said he is very...

Dorian Intensifies As It Heads For US

Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane Friday, and it's expected to stay "extremely dangerous" as it moves near the Bahamas and approaches the Florida coast, the National...

Saint Lucia Chosen For Disaster Response Project

Saint Lucia is among five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries chosen by the World Food Programme (WFP) to serve as a model for the Caribbean in disaster response coordination. According to...

Former Canadian PM ‘Rooting’ For Hurricane To Hit Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell has tweeted that she is “rooting” for Hurricane Dorian to hit President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. “I’m rooting for a...

Late Night Quake Rattles Trinidad & Tobago

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 rattled parts of the capital late on Sunday night, but there were no reports of damage or injury,  according to CMC News. The...

Tornadoes Kill At Least 23 In Alabama

BBC News:-  At least 23 people have been killed as tornadoes struck Lee County in eastern Alabama, authorities say. County Sheriff Jay Jones said there had been "catastrophic" damage and there...

Hurricane Ravaged Bahamas Appeals At UN For Tourism Assistance

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AP) — As the Bahamas strives to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the prime minister is pleading with the international community to tackle climate change —...

Storm Barry Makes Landfall In US

Sky News:- Storm Barry has made landfall in Louisiana and has weakened to a tropical storm after it was previously upgraded to a hurricane. Officials have warned of a life-threatening surge...

Bangladesh Slum Fire Leaves 50,000 Homeless

BBC News:- A massive fire has swept through a slum in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, leaving 50,000 people homeless. About 15,000 homes were destroyed in the Chalantika slum late on...