Research and Data
Macro Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment of the Damage and Loss caused by the March to June Rains 2017
This report was prepared following the occurrence of sustained heavy rainfall associated with a surface trough which impacted the island between May 13 and 18, 2017.
Assessment of the Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of the March 2015 Fire at the Riverton City Dump on the Kingston and Metropolitan Area and its Environs
Sections of the parishes of Kingston, St. Andrew and St. Catherine were impacted by noxious plumes of smoke which emanated from a fire at the Riverton City Dump in St. Catherine over a two-week...
Socio-economic and Environmental Disaster Impact Assessment Handbook for Jamaica
Socio-economic and Environmental Disaster Impact Assessment Handbook for Jamaica: A quick guide to undertaking an assessment using the DaLA methodology following an extreme event in Jamaica.
Jamaica Macro Socio-economic and Environmental Assessment of the Damage and Loss caused by Hurricane Sandy
This report documents the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the affected population; estimates costs of damage and losses; and identifies geographically affected areas.
Report of the Macro Socio-Economic Effects of the Events in Western Kingston Area, 22 May – 7 June 2010
This report was prepared on the request of the Government of Jamaica following the declaration of the state of emergency in the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew.
Jamaica: Macro Socio-Economic and Environmetal Assessment of the Damage and Loss Caused by Tropical Storm Nicole
The report documents the impact of Tropical Depression 16/ Tropical Storm Nicole on the affected population; estimates the cost of damage and losses; and identifies geographically affected areas.
An Assessment of the Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of Hurricanes Dennis and Emily on Jamaica
This report was prepared in the three-week period (July 18–August 5) following the passage of Hurricanes Dennis and Emily and builds on preliminary estimates presented on July 13, 2005....
Assessment of the Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of Tropical Storm Gustav on Jamaica
This report documents the impact on the affected population; estimates the cost of damage and losses; identifies geographically affected areas; and identifies the financial priorities...
Jamaica: Macro-Socio-Economic Assessment of the Damage done by Flood Rains and Landslides
This study was prepared for the Government of Jamaica following the damage and economic loss resulting from the flood rains affecting Jamaica over the period May 22–June 2, 2002. The flood was...
Assessment of the Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of Hurricane Wilma on Jamaica
Hurricane Wilma of 2005 has gone down in the record books as the most intense hurricane to have developed in any Atlantic Hurricane Season, having generated sustained wind speeds of 280 km/h....
Jamaica: Macro-Socio-Economic and Environmental Assessment of the Damage done by Hurricane Ivan
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) made this assessment at the request of the Government of Jamaica in close cooperation with the United Nations Development...
Assessment of the Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of Hurricane Dean on Jamaica
The impact of Hurricane Dean highlighted issues relating to continued improper land use, building practices, and coastal roads design and construction. A considerable portion of the impact...
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