Message: Bahamas requires no regional assistance following the passage of Tropical Storm Kate. CDEMA response teams have been stood down.

Tropical Storm Kate, the eleventh named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane had a projected path to impact Central and Northern Bahamas. As a result, on November 9th 2015, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Bahamas Department of Meteorology issued tropical storm warnings for Central Bahamas and Northwestern Bahamas.

HIGHLIGHTS on Impacts in Haiti (ONLY) as at Monday 5th October 2015:

  • 4 temporary shelters closed in the north-west and Nippes
  • 110 mattresses, 100 hygiene kits, 50 sheets and 250 food kits were distributed to evacuees in Port-de-Paix from the Civil Protection Directorate contingency stock
  • About 900 families in the areas of Artibonite, Nippes, North-West and South affected and 1 killed in Petit-Trou de Nippes
  • 332 families from Gonaives, Anse-Rouge and Gors Morne were affected in Upper Artibonite

CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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