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Where is Hurricane Irma heading? Mapping the path of destruction

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Here’s what kind of damage storms like Irma and Harvey can do – Business Insider

Track the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean as it heads towards Florida

September 7, 2017 — Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, has been advancing across the northern Caribbean, leaving a trail of devastation in its path, and at least eight dead. Continue reading Where is Hurricane Irma heading? Mapping the path of destruction

EU announces additional 38 million euros in aid for Haiti

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DROUGHT. A young girl carries water from a well to her house in a village called Pernier, a 30-minute drive from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on February 17, 2016. According to the World Food Program, 3.6 million Haitians face food insecurity after 3 consecutive years of drought. File photo by Bahare Khodabande/EPA

The funding includes 12.2 million euros for food and drinking water to more than 400,000 Haitians

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The European Union said Friday, April 29, it was giving an additional 38 million euros in cash aid to Haiti, which is combatting drought and a migration crisis with neighboring Dominican Republic. Continue reading EU announces additional 38 million euros in aid for Haiti