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Portmore

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"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!"

Papine

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"Man demonstrates how this house in the Papine area was moved off its foundations by flood water."

Johnson Town

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"In a way, Johnson Town citizen, Israel Kerr is lucky. After all, four of his neighbours lost their homes. He did not. And when, during the rains over the week-end, high seas removed his latrine from its base in his backyard, he was able to retain it…

Cedar Grove in Manchester

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"Death yard: Relatives and friends at the home of Berrisford Choy who drowned in a pond with Clinton Townsend at Cedar Grove, Manchester."

Content in Manchester

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"Moving out: A woman and her family move out of Content in Manchester after the area was ravaged by floods earlier this week."

Content, Manchester

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"Death scene: The muddy scene at Content in Manchester yesterday afternoon. The body of 26-year old Clinton Williams was recovered from beneath this fallen structure."

Kendal

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"House in water: Section of the three-apartment house at Kendal from which 72-year old Violet Morrison and her family were forced to flee because of flooding. According to Mrs. Morrison "we only glad it wasn't in the night." "