Hurricane Ivan

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  • Hurricane Ivan
    • Facts
      • Grenada, caribbean
      • 5-20th september 2004
      • winds reached 270km/h
      • pressure 902 mb
      • relativelt little rain
      • generated 117 tornadoes
      • waves reaching 40m but little storm surge
    • primary impacts
      • 39  deaths
      • 85% of island destroyed
      • 90% of homes damaged and destroyed
      • 50% of population made homeless
    • secondary impacts
      • looting cost $800 million
      • roads blocked by debris
      • local flooding due to blocked drains
      • loss of phone lines
      • loss of power due to lines down
    • tertiary impacts
      • dmaage cost was $1.1 billion
      • loss of export cash tee crops Eg nutmeg
      • increase in genadas national debt
      • loss of tourism and 60% jobs in tourism

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