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Jamaica

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Preparatory Committee, second session: Summary of the discussion (part 3)

18 Nov 2014, UN

The Second Preparatory Committee for the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction this afternoon concluded its two-day session with agreement to hold open-ended negotiations on the first draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction in Geneva in December and January...


National Platform

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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