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Storm Surge

Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness

Jamaica: New World Bank grant to enable 1.7 million Jamaicans to better manage climate risks

29 Jul 2015, WB

The grant is aimed at improving the quality and use of climate related information and is aligned with Jamaica's national development plan on hazard risk reduction and climate change adaptation which 'will no doubt enhance our ability to continue on our journey of economic recovery with renewed confidence,' said Jamaica's Minister of Finance and Planning...


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