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Hurricane in Jamaica

Friday, 29 August 2008

Type of Event:
Hurricane
Location of Event:
Jamaica
Date of Charter Activation:
29/08/2008
Charter Requestor:
USGS on behalf of Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergecy Management, Kingston Jamaica
Project Management:
Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

Description of the event

Tropical Storm Gustav made landfall on Jamaica on 29 August. A total of 10 deaths has been confirmed so far. Some roads still remain closed to traffic.