Hurricane Lisa Situation Report 5 - 4 November 2022

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The 24-Hour Report or Initial Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis (DANA) summarized preliminary findings:

o Hurricane Lisa made landfall in Belize District then moved in a westerly direction across the middle of the country bringing extensive damage to the Belize district and significant damage to the Cayo District.

o The Belize District is home to 94,271 residents were severely affected.

o Approximately 500 houses have been destroyed

o In the Belize District, approximately 5,000 houses have been partially destroyed (blown roofs, flooded structures)

o Damages to the housing sector are estimated at US$10 million with 5,000 families in the Belize District, 1,000 families in the Stann Creek District and an estimate of 500 families in the Cayo, Orange Walk and Corozal districts affected.

o The most pressing relief needs are roofing and construction materials, food supplies, household supplies (bedding and clothing) and hygiene and supplies at an estimated US$11,000,000.

o Estimated infrastructural and other damages (public roads, buildings, utilities, agriculture, fisheries) total Us$100 million.

o The Government of Belize has requested US$11 million support from the international community to cover basic food and supplies (household and construction).

o A State of Emergency has been declared between 7.00 pm and 5.00 am in Belize City and District ( the most affected area) until Sunday Nov 6.