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How to help pets and other animals displaced by Hurricane Otto

Government agencies, animal rights groups and private companies will receive donations over the weekend to assist a large number of stranded animals currently at shelters and others that remain in evacuated areas after the passage of Hurricane Otto.

Here’s how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica

Donation options for Hurricane Otto relief are piling up after the storm left its mark on Costa Rica.

Deaths, disappearances in northern Costa Rica in aftermath of Hurricane Otto

The death toll from Hurricane Otto in Costa Rica has increased from four to nine, President Luis Guillermo Solís announced Friday. Solís declared three days of mourning.

Images of Hurricane Otto’s Thursday impact

Photos from Hurricane Otto's landfall Thursday.

Hurricane Otto weakens to category 1, moves to the Pacific

Officials from the Public Works and Transport Ministry estimate that Otto caused damage on 150 roads accounting for some ₡4,734 million ($8.4 million).

UPDATE: Hurricane Otto makes landfall in Costa Rica

Otto keeps moving as a Category 2 hurricane at a speed of 10 kilometers per hour (6 mph) and generating sustained winds of up to 175 km/h (108 mph).
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