Cuba Gains UN Post-Hurricane Aid

The United Nations gave USD4.8 million to Cuba following the destruction caused by hurricanes Gustav and Ike. The donation, drawn from the U.N. Central Emergency Response Fund, will help provide temporary housing, food and potable water, enhance sanitary services and rehabilitate agriculture in the country’s eastern region. (“UN provides aid to Cuba in aftermath of hurricanes Gustav, Ike” - Xinhua News Agency, Oct. 1, 2008)

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