Hurricane Fiona unleashed heavy rain on the Dominican Republic,as it made landfall on 19 September.
The storm displaced more than 12,400 people, caused landslides, fallen bridges, road blockages, power outages, interrupted telecommunications, and overflowing dams .
Authorities closed ports and beaches; a tourist pier in the town of Miches was badly damaged by high waves. At least four international airports were closed.
The Dominican Red Cross activated and deployed national teams to carry out sectoral assessments and interventions in health, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion and psychosocial support; especially in the provinces that were most impacted.
UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER requested the activation of the International Charter Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic.
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