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Jamaica

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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...


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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