Hurricane Irma remains a category 5 hurricane quickly moving west over the Atlantic Ocean with sustained winds nearing 240km/h and higher gusts of up to 295km/h. The core of Hurricane Irma is expected to hit portions of the northern Virgin Islands and Porto Rico, then moving north west where it is expected to impact the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba. The Government of Haiti has issued warnings for violent winds, excessive waves, severe flooding and risks of landslides for its north western coastal areas.

Organisations involved in a humanitarian IT response in the Hurricane Irma affected countries are encouraged to share information below or email Global.ETC@wfp.org

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Information on the accessibility of airports in the region: 

COUNTRY

AIRPORT

STAUTS

CUBAJARDINES DEL REY INTENATIONAL 

CLOSED

from 11 September 2017 until 25 September 2017 

 HABANA (José Martí)

expected to REOPEN 

13 September at 12 PM Eastern Daylight Time (i.e. New York time)

 Santa Clara/Abel Santamaría

CLOSED

from 11 September 2017 until 25 September 2017

JAMAICA

KINGSTON 

TRAFFIC DELAYED

from 10 September 2017 until 12 September 2017

British Virgin IslandTerrance B. Lettsome International Airport 

CLOSED

until further notice

Sint Maarten

PRINCESS JULIANA INTL

CLOSED

from 12 September 2017 until 13 September 2017

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS 

Providenciales AirportREOPENED
for humanitarian flights only
 Grand Turk                            CLOSED
 South Caicos                        CLOSED
 North Caicos                         CLOSED
 Salt Cay                                 CLOSED
 Ambergris Cay                      CLOSED

 

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