Hurricane Jeanne - September 2004

Hurricane Jeanne affected the Dominican Republic and Haiti in September 2004, causing widespread flooding in both countries. A U.N. Flash Appeal was prepared to help Haiti cope with damage to its main sectors (health, agriculture, education, water and sanitation, etc.), and to aid the population.

                 Situation Reports                                       


Dominican Republic


                     Press Release                    




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PAHO's Technical Guidelines
for Disaster Situations

Humanitarian Assistance:
Guide for Effective Aid

Media Relations in Emergencies



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