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Jamaica: Sea-level rise a daunting reality in St Thomas

26 Aug 2015, Gleaner, the

The seaside towns of Annotto Bay, St Mary, and Morant Point, St Thomas are two of Jamaica's communities most at risk from sea-level rise devastation. Recent studies link land slippage and other environmental issues to the poor socio-economic conditions that are a common feature of the communities. The Trinityville Area Integrated Land Management and Disaster Risk Reduction Project intends to address some of these problems, reports The Gleaner...


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