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Jamaican government moves to reduce fiscal exposure to disaster

26 Feb 2015, Gleaner, the

Jamaica is contributing $427.5 million to the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRF) next fiscal year with an aim to actively enhance the country's fiscal resilience to disaster, reports the Gleaner...


General Facts
  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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