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Cuba: Typhoon: 2001/11/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2001/11/03
Country or District Cuba
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Cuba faces a huge clear-up operation after being battered by Hurricane Michelle. Expecting the worse, evacuated more than 600,000 people, the majority in Pinar del Rio and Havana.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report 2001/11/11
Hurricane Michelle, the storm to hit Cuba. Deaths: 7 Persons missing: 14 Evacuated: 25,270 Affected: 61,000

CNN news 2001/11/07
Damage assessment in Cuba after hurricane

yahoo!news 2001/11/06
Thousands of Cuban Homes Destroyed

yahoo!news 2001/11/05
Hurricane Michelle swept across the island overnight, killing at least five people and flooding crops before pulling away to strike the Bahamas

OCHA Situation Report 2001/11/05
Hurricane Michelle, the worst storm to hit Cuba since 1944, pounded the Caribbean's largest island with torrential rain and fierce winds on Monday as about 700,000 people were evacuated from their homes.

yahoo!news 2001/11/05
Michelle Barrels Into Cuba

yahoo!news 2001/11/05
Tropical Storm Michelle reached hurricane strength Friday, threatening western Cuba after killing eight people and forcing thousands from their homes in Honduras, Nicaragua and Jamaica

CNN News
Cuba faces wrath of hurricane


yahoo!news photos 2001/11/05
An old wooden house is shown destroyed after Hurriccane Michelle swept through Nassau, Bahamas

yahoo!news photos 2001/11/05
the picture of damage caused by Michelle