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CDEMA Situation Report #1 - Hurricane Maria - as of 9:00pm on September 20th, 2017

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE MARIA

Maria, the 13th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane near the Leeward Islands on Monday September 18th, 2017. Hurricane Maria impacted Dominica at approximately 9:35pm on September 18th as an extremely strong hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Maria then impacted St. Kitts and Nevis and Antigua and Barbuda on September 19th, 2017 and the Virgin Islands September 19 – 20, 2017.

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Consultancy services for the Project Coordinator for the Implementation of Model Safe School Programme in the Caribbean Project

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in an amount equivalent to EUR745,938 towards the cost of the Implementation of the Model Safe School Programme in the Caribbean Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued.

CDEMA, the Executing Agency, now wishes to procure consultancy services for the Project Coordinator for the Implementation of Model Safe School Programme in the Caribbean Project.

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CDEMA Situation Report #9 - Hurricane Irma - as of 9:00pm on September 18th, 2017

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE IRMA

Irma, the 9th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday September 5, 2017. With maximum sustained winds near 185 mph, Irma a powerful Category 5 Hurricane impacted the CDEMA Participating States of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Virgin Islands (UK), Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis and Montserrat over Tuesday night into Wednesday evening, September 6, 2017. Irma continued its destructive path and impacted Turks and Caicos Islands and the northern border of Haiti. On Friday September 7, 2017, the southeastern Islands of the Bahamas were impacted. A combination of strong winds, storm surge, intense rainfall from Hurricane Irma, resulted in the loss of lives, significant damage to homes and critical infrastructure throughout the impacted islands. The National Emergency Operations Centres (NEOCs) in the CDEMA Participating States, although severely impacted, provided an overview of the situation. The information shared is based on data gathered to date.

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CDEMA Situation Report #8 - Hurricane Irma - as of 9:00pm on September 15th, 2017

SYNOPSIS OF HURRICANE IRMA

Irma, the 9th named hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season, became a category 5 hurricane in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday September 5, 2017. With maximum sustained winds near 185 mph, Irma a powerful Category 5 Hurricane impacted the CDEMA Participating States of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Virgin Islands (UK), Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis and Montserrat over Tuesday night into Wednesday evening, September 06, 2017. Irma continued its destructive path and impacted Turks and Caicos Islands and the northern border of Haiti. On Friday September 07, 2017, the southeastern Islands of the Bahamas were impacted. A combination of strong winds, storm surge, intense rainfall from Hurricane Irma, resulted in the loss of lives, significant damage to homes and critical infrastructure throughout the impacted islands. The National Emergency Operations Centres (NEOCs) in the CDEMA Participating States, although severely impacted, provided an overview of the situation. The information shared is based on data gathered to date.

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CDEMA Information Note #2 - Hurricane Maria - as of 7:00 pm on September 18th, 2017

MESSAGE: Hurricane Maria becomes an extremely dangerous category 4 hurricane as it directly impacts Dominica during the next few hours.

Status of Hurricane Maria as at 5:00pm (EDT) September 18, 2017
Winds Speed Longtitude Latitude
130 MPH 9 MPH 15.1 North 60.7 West

THE SITUATION:

Hurricane Maria, the 15th named storm of the 2017 Tropical Atlantic Hurricane Season, is now a dangerous category 4 hurricane. According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, as at 5:00 pm (AST), Monday September 18, 2017, Maria was located 15.1N and 60.7W, about 45 miles east-southeast of Dominica and 35 miles northeast of Martinique.

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