Weather Alert: US Embassy Costa Rica

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica Weather Alert Location: Throughout the country Event: The National Hurricane Center is tracking the development of a tropical storm forming in the southwestern Caribbean Sea that could strike Costa Rica. This storm is expected to become Hurricane Julia by Saturday night as it approaches the coast of Costa Rica. It ... Read More»

Weather Alert

June 29, 2022 Location: Throughout the country Event: The U.S. National Hurricane Center and Costa Rica’s National Commission on Risk Prevention and Emergency Response (CNE) are tracking the development of a tropical storm forming in the southern Caribbean Sea that could affect Costa Rica. This event is projected to bring heavy rain to parts of ... Read More»

Weather Alert

July 23, 2021 Location: Costa Rica Event: Costa Rica’s National Emergency Commission (CNE) has placed all of Costa Rica under weather alerts due to heavy and persistent rainfall for the next 12 to 24 hours.  The entire Caribbean and Northern regions of the country are currently under an Orange Alert, indicating there may be localized evacuations or ... Read More»

Sirens and Signals in Case of Tsunami

The donation of five sirens and 300 signals indicating where to go in case of a tsunami will help Quepos, Tivives, Jaco and Esterillos be better prepared to face such natural disasters. This project is the result of the joint work of the U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Representative Humanitarian Assistance Program and the Costa ... Read More»

The United States Donates Medical Supplies to Costa Rica

Tuesday, September 10, 2020 Press Release The U.S. Embassy donated medical supplies to the National Emergencies Committee (CNE) through the U.S. Southern Command Humanitarian Assistance Program. The donation includes: 40,300 surgical masks 6,700 N95 masks 6,000 face shields 165 portable hand washing stations 16 field tents for 16 people 10 field tents for 40 people. ... Read More»

Donation for the CNE

The U.S. Embassy’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) donated 1,200 reusable protective face shields to Costa Rica’s National Commission for Risk Prevention and Disaster Response (CNE). The donation is for all member institutions of the National Risk Management System, currently attending the pandemic caused by COVID19 in the country. The face shields are valued ... Read More»
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