Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic
Hurricane Maria brought heavy rain and strong winds to the Dominican Republic as it continued its course through the Caribbean. The storm passed by the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic at Category Three strength, and caused flooding and landslides.
As it struck the eastern parts of the Dominican Republic the storm was at Category Three strength.
At least two people were killed and it is estimated that 110 homes were destroyed by the storm and hundreds more suffered at least some damage. 10,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes and many of those are currently housed in emergency shelters.
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|Comisión Nacional de Emergencias CNE
|Equipo Interinstitucional de Información Geoespacial (EIGEO)