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Haiti: Tropical Storm 9 (potential tropical cyclone Isaias) - Situation Report No. 1, as of 29 July 2020

This report is produced by OCHA Haiti in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the situation on 29 July 2020 The next report will be issued on or around 30 July 2020.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • A tropical storm warning has been issued for parts of the Caribbean, including Haiti. Moderate to high impact is expected within 24 to 36 hours.
  • Current forecasts predict heavy rains and potentially life-threatening flash flooding and landslides across the country, particularly around the north coast. 
  • The National Risk and Disaster Management Plan has today been activated and an emergency response center has been established by the Haitian General Directorate of Civil Protection.
  • Humanitarian partners are preparing to respond to potential impacts, under the leadership of the Government of Haiti.
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
29 Jul 2020
Document type: 
Situation Report
Theme(s): 
Humanitarian Assistance
Natural Disasters
Preparedness