Details of Disaster Information

Cuba : Hurricane : 2012/10/25
GLIDE: TC-2012-000180-CUB  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2012/10/25
Name Hurricane
Outline Hurricane Sandy reached the Cuban shores at dawn on 25 October 2012 and crossed the island of Cuba from south to north. Eleven deaths related to the storm have already been confirmed.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • UN Country Team in Cuba 2012/10/30
    Over 188,000 dwellings have been damaged.
  • OCHA 2012/10/29
    It is estimated that 160,800 houses have been damaged, some 640,000 people were evacuated.
  • IFRC 2012/10/28
    To prevent loss of life, the Cuban government coordinated the evacuation of 343,230 people. Preliminary figures estimate that the number of homes which incurred damage, either with roofs torn off or partial or total collapse, are around 150,000.
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