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- Tags: Dwellings - Effect of floods on - Jamaica
"Right: Eighty year old Helen Grant tells of her plight on Thursday night. Thick mud has covered the floor of her house in the background."
"A family in Providence Pen Lane looking at the damage done to furniture after the culvert in the Lane overflowed and three feet high water raged through the houses."
"Flooded out: Residents of this section of Majesty Pen caught moving articles of furniture from their homes yesterday."
"Dog alone: Where have all the people gone? This little dog seems to say as he surveys abandoned dwellings in Bamboo River District in Morant Bay yesterday. Occupants of over 200 houses had to be evacuated as their homes were flooded by heavy rain."
"Portmore under water: this area is unique in Jamaica. Waterlogged and dangerous, it is the place of greatest risk from hurricane, from earthquake and from flooding. It is home for over 50,000 people!"
"One of the many houses at Railway Lane Beach which was severely damaged by Thursday night's flooding and Friday's heavy showers in Montego Bay."
View of the Myrtle Bank Hotel, built in the mid 1800s. This grand hotel was once known as the largest in the island.