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Costa Rica issues weather alerts as Iota approaches Central America
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Costa Rica issues weather alerts as Iota approaches Central America

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 14, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Saturday afternoon placed the entire national territory under weather alerts as it forecast indirect effects from Tropical Storm Iota. "The…

Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta
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Guatemala
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Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta

AFP - November 12, 2020

Guatemala on Wednesday made an international call for assistance to recover from the damage caused by the passage of cyclone Eta, which left some 46 dead, 96…

Guatemala approves state of calamity due to devastating cyclone Eta
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Guatemala
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Guatemala approves state of calamity due to devastating cyclone Eta

AFP - November 11, 2020

Guatemala declared a state of public calamity in 10 of its 22 departments affected by cyclone Eta, which left some 150 dead or missing in the country…

Costa Rica declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Eta response
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Eta response

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 11, 2020

Costa Rica on Tuesday issued a State of Emergency, a move which will help the National Emergency Commission (CNE) take administrative, operational and economic measures to assist…

Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras
Central America
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Central America
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Eta toll rises to at least 57 in hard-hit Honduras

AFP - November 9, 2020

The death toll in Honduras from Tropical Storm Eta has more than doubled in 24 hours, with authorities Monday reporting 57 people had died as rescuers search…

Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras
Central America
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Storm Eta death tolls rise in Panama, Mexico, Honduras

AFP - November 8, 2020

Torrential rain and a bitter cold front linked to storm system Eta have claimed at least 20 lives in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials said…

Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Storm Eta leaves 150 dead or missing in Guatemala

AFP - November 7, 2020

About 150 people have either died or remain unaccounted for in Guatemala due to mudslides caused by powerful storm Eta, which buried an entire village, President Alejandro…

Evacuations, landslides and road closures reported in Costa Rica: Friday afternoon update
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Costa Rica
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Evacuations, landslides and road closures reported in Costa Rica: Friday afternoon update

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 6, 2020

Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) says more than 1,700 people have been evacuated due to landslides and flooding related to Eta, the hurricane that devastated much…

Central America evaluates the destruction caused by cyclone Eta
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Costa Rica
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Central America evaluates the destruction caused by cyclone Eta

AFP - November 6, 2020

Central America, which is still being affected by bad weather, on Friday began assessing the destruction caused by Hurricane Eta, which left dozens of deaths, buried houses,…

Floods and landslides kill 18 as Eta takes a toll on Central America
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Floods and landslides kill 18 as Eta takes a toll on Central America

Noe LEIVA / AFP - November 5, 2020

The death toll in Central America from Hurricane Eta rose to at least 18 on Thursday as the storm weakened into a tropical depression, while rising floodwaters and…