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Duration2008/08/29 Tropical storm Gustav became a category 4 hurricane on 30 August and is heading towards Western Cuba. A total of 73,000 individuals were evacuated from the provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Granma, Holguin, Las Tunas and Guantanamo.
Country or DistrictCuba

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  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/09/02
    According to the Vice Minister of the Ministry for Foreign Investment and Economic Cooperation (MINVEC), at least 90,000 people and have been affected in the Isla de la Juventud and approximately 400,000 people in Pinar del Rio.
  • OCHA RelierWeb 2008/09/02
    Some 250,000 people in total were evacuated in Havana province, the Island of Youth, Southern Matanzas province, Pinar del Río province, and Havana capital City, either to shelters or to relatives in safer areas.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2008/08/30
    Tropical Storm Gustav Situation Report No3
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