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Tropical Storm Nicole - Sep 2010

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Disaster types
Tropical Cyclone

Heavy rains associated with Tropical Storm Nicole which swept through the Caribbean between the 28th and 29th of September caused flooding, landslides and storms surges in Jamaica. (OCHA, 29 Jun 2011). Statistics from the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management indicate that as of 3 October 2010, 12 persons had died as a result of the adverse weather conditions while 27 were injured. At least 45 houses were destroyed and 356 were severely damaged across the island (OCHA, 02 Jun 2011).