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UN: Without Adequate Help, 1.5 Million in Haiti at Risk of Food Insecurity in 2013

 Above: small children are most vulnerable to the residual impact of Hurricane Sandy (World Food Programme Photo/Elio Rujano) By the Caribbean Journal staff More than 1.5 million people in Haiti could be at risk of food insecurity in 2013 if …

Cuba: UN Agencies Begin Delivering Supplies in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

 Above: damage from Hurricane Sandy in Nicaro, Mayari, Cuba (UN Photo/Juan Pablo Carreras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba is now beginning to receive aid from United Nations agencies following damage to the country from Hurricane Sandy. The first shipment …

How Hurricane Sandy Affected Hotel Occupancy in the Caribbean

 Above: the Hotel Convento in San Juan, Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Sandy had a widespread impact on hotel occupancy across the Caribbean region, according to data from hotel data firm STR Global. The storm, which hit …

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 Above: flooding in Haiti during Sandy (Photo: Pwoteksyon Sivil) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White is asking for additional funding from Washington to help Haiti’s agriculture sector following damage from Hurricane Sandy. The storm …

 Above: flooding in Haiti (File Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The death count in Haiti from Hurricane Sandy has reached 16, according to Haiti’s Office of Civil Protection. Of those, seven people were killed in Haiti’s South department, with …

 Above: Jamaica PM Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller addressed the nation Thursday night following Hurricane Sandy, which led to one death in the country. Jamaica was still showing visible signs of …

 Above: flooding during Tropical Storm Isaac (File Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Hurricane Sandy has led to the death of a woman in Haiti, according to Haiti’s Office of Civil Protection. The woman, reportedly in her 40s, was killed …