Hurricane season hits Caribbean
NEW YORK, 18 July 2005 - Hurricane season has begun in the Caribbean. Grenada was struck last week by Hurricane Emily, which inflicted heavy damage along the island’s North-eastern coast - in particular, the two Northern parishes of St Andrews and St Patrick’s, and the outlining islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique.
Recovering from Ivan: Schools reopen in Grenada
ST. GEORGES, Grenada, 22 October 2004 – The Permanent Secretary in the Grenadian Ministry of Education, Mr. Michael Pierre, today applauded UNICEF’s efforts in helping Grenadian children get back to school in the wake of Hurricane Ivan. Mr. Pierre’s comments were made during his meeting with UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Karin Sham Poo.
Recovering from Ivan: Puppets, stories and songs help children cope
ST. DAVID’S PARISH, Grenada, 17 September 2004 – When Hurricane Ivan struck the island nation of Grenada, it left thousands of children homeless and in need of help. UNICEF and other UN agencies are helping…and their efforts involve more than getting relief supplies to those who need them.
Emergency underway as Hurricane Ivan heads for Jamaica
NEW YORK, 9 September 2004 - UNICEF is preparing for a major emergency in Jamaica as Hurricane Ivan looks set to strike the Caribbean island tonight. Now a dangerous Category 5, it’s likely to be the worst storm for decades with winds reaching 160 mph.