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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Ahmad, Rafi
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Article Title
Primer on earthquake hazards and disasters in Jamaica geography in the Caribbean classroom
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Journal Title
Caribbean Geography
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
10
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
124-36
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Abstract
This premier is an introduction to earthquakes hazards and disasters in Jamaica and is based on recent research and includes references to scientific data that have been made available through Caribbean Disaster Mitigation Project (CDMP, 2000). Simple strategies towards minimising and/ or avoiding risks from earthquakes have also been introduced. It has been prepared as a reference document for pre-university level geography syllabi.....
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