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USAID Deploys Disaster-Assistance Response Team in Response to Central America Hurricanes, Allocates $17 Million in Additional Humanitarian Aid

For Immediate Release Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Office of Press Relations press@usaid.gov The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is deploying a Disaster-Assistance Response Team (DART) to respond to back-to-back hurricanes in Central America, where Hurricane Iota made landfall yesterday as a powerful Category 4 storm just two weeks after Hurricane Eta hit the same region. ...
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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (November 16, 2020)

Location: Throughout the country Event: Hurricane Iota is expected to make landfall as a category five storm on the northern Caribbean coast of Nicaragua on the evening of November 16. According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Iota is expected to produce catastrophic winds, extreme rainfall, and a life-threatening storm surge. In addition, heavy rainfall ...
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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (November 13, 2020)

Location: Throughout the country Event: The National Hurricane Center is tracking a tropical depression forming in the central and western Caribbean Sea that could develop into a hurricane or tropical storm that may strike Nicaragua. This event could bring heavy rain to Nicaragua over the weekend and early next week, including the possibility of floods ...
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Designation of Former President of Nicaragua Aleman Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO November 9, 2020 Designation of Former President of Nicaragua Aleman Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption Today, I am announcing the public designation of former Nicaraguan President Arnoldo Aleman due to his involvement in significant corruption. In his ...
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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua (November 2, 2020)

Location: Throughout the country Event: The Nicaraguan disaster management agency (SINAPRED) has issued a yellow warning for the northern Caribbean coast due to Hurricane Eta, which is expected to make landfall early November 3. Hurricane Eta is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 inches over Nicaragua. These rainfall amounts can produce life-threatening ...
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