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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Flood-hit Caribbean island moves to battle the deluge and cut losses

30 May 2014, TRF

For experts on the St. Vincent and the Grenadines project to reduce disaster risk, geospatial mapping is an integral part of building resilience. The technology uses data to plot trends and risk areas, helping predict in which areas natural disasters linked to climate change are likely to be most devastating and cost the most lives...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Storm 1980 20,500
Storm 2010 6,100
Storm 2004 1,004
Flood 1987 1,000
Storm 2005 530
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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