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Jamaica

Jamaica: ODPEM to receive $72.9 million for landslide risk reduction project

10 Apr 2014, JIS

The project seeks to reduce the risk of natural disasters in vulnerable communities, and to provide an evidence-based toolkit for vulnerability reduction throughout the Caribbean. Up to March 2014 under the project, four designs of small landslide drainage plan/micro mitigation for four selected communities were completed...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1988 810,000
Flood 1991 551,340
Storm 2004 350,000
Flood 1986 40,000
Storm 2007 33,188
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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