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Natural Hazards Monitoring - 27 September 2022

Countries
Puerto Rico (The United States of America)
Sources
PAHO
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Hurricane

Puerto Rico (Update)

On 27 September 2022, the government of Puerto Rico provided an update on Hurricane Fiona's passage in Puerto Rico through their Emergency Portal System. There have been 21 deaths reported associated with the hurricane, 8 are confirmed (4 increase since the prior report) and 13 remain under investigation. Due to the flooding, the Department of Health has issued a health alert on Leptospirosis and as of 26 September, there were 7 suspected cases under investigation. The reports are available at: Puerto Rico Emergency Portal System and Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico