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Jamaica

Canadian government supports disaster management in Jamaica

28 Jan 2015, Jamaica Observer, the

More than CA$95,000 to aid Jamaica in implementing disaster risk reduction projects has been set aside, reports the Jamaica Observer. The projects aim to strengthen the capacity of communities to mitigate the effects of disasters, such as mangrove husbandry and protection to reduce vulnerability to storm surge...


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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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