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This study analyzed mortgages and apartment values and included residential land sale prices over 16 years for different localities across Jamaica.
This study quantifies the impact on real estate in Jamaica arising from extreme rainfall and hurricanes. An exhaustive geo-localized database on mortgage, land and apartment sale values is combined with localized rainfall and hurricane track data.
This desk review presents examples of results chains for project teams working on DRM-related operations to obtain the gender tag, focusing on exposure and vulnerability, preparedness, and coping capacity.
This briefing note explores the strategy of Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) in urban environments. It includes two case studies from Thailand and a project in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This country profile for Jamaica provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system.
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This document outlines the risks faced by Jamaica and the relevant policies, initiatives, and institutions for managing risk and supporting anticipatory action (AA), social protection, and insurance risk mechanisms.
Economic damages due to extreme precipitation during tropical storms: evidence from Jamaica
This study investigates economic damage risk due to extreme rainfall during tropical storms in Jamaica.

Jamaica, and other Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, are especially vulnerable to climate change. This is due to:

  • The location of the Caribbean – within the “hurricane alley” of the Atlantic;
  • The geographic nature of the islands –

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