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Assessment of the Economic Impacts of Hurricane Gilbert on Coastal and Marine Resources in Jamaica. CEP Technical Report No. 4

dc.contributorEcosystems Divisionen_US
dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programmeen_US
dc.coverage.spatialJamaicaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-06T20:21:16Z
dc.date.available2018-08-06T20:21:16Z
dc.date.issued1989
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/25977
dc.descriptionHurricane Gilbert struck Jamaica on 12th September 1988, causing loss of life and considerable property damage. The Government and the scientific community acted quickly to establish several working groups to assess the damage in different sectors of the economy (Anon, 1988a), and to aid repair and recovery. Although working groups were convened with responsibility for "Environment and Conservation" and for "Agriculture" (which presumably included fisheries), the Regional Coordinating Unit of the Caribbean Environment Programme, UNEP, felt that special attention should be paid to coastal and marine resources, because of their importance to the economy of this island state. It was decided that the assessment of the impacts of Hurricane Gilbert on these resources should be undertaken in two phases: (a) a rapid survey to assess the scope of damage and identify the types of economic impact which resulted; and, if further funding were available, this would be followed up by (b) a longer-term study which would include a comprehensive economic analysis of damage, repair, recovery and the introduction of measures to reduce future losses. This report is concerned with the first phase of this economic impact assessment, and attempts to provide a framework for the more detailed analyses which are to follow. Further-more, after critically reviewing the existing information, the report outlines further research that will be necessary to accurately assess the effects of Hurricane Gilbert on coastal and marine resources.en_US
dc.formatTexten_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherCaribbean Environment Programmeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofCEP Technical Reporten_US
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectCOASTAL AREASen_US
dc.subjectCORAL REEFSen_US
dc.subjectDATA COLLECTIONen_US
dc.subjectECOLOGYen_US
dc.subjectECONOMIC ASPECTSen_US
dc.subjectENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICSen_US
dc.subjectFISHERY RESOURCESen_US
dc.subjectHURRICANESen_US
dc.subjectMANGROVE SWAMPSen_US
dc.subjectMARINE POLLUTIONen_US
dc.subjectMARINE RESOURCESen_US
dc.subjectOCEANSen_US
dc.subjectVEGETATIONen_US
dc.subjectWATERen_US
dc.subjectJAMAICAen_US
dc.titleAssessment of the Economic Impacts of Hurricane Gilbert on Coastal and Marine Resources in Jamaica. CEP Technical Report No. 4en_US
dc.typeReports and Booksen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 14 - Life Below Wateren_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutionsen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 17 - Partnershipsen_US
wd.tagsAdaptationen_US
wd.tagsAgricultureen_US
wd.tags Coastal and Marine Ecosystemsen_US
wd.tagsMarine Litteren_US
wd.tagsPollutionen_US
wd.topicsDisasters & conflictsen_US
wd.topicsEcosystemsen_US
wd.topicsOceans & seasen_US
wd.topicsWateren_US
wd.identifier.pagesnumber100 p.en_US
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000048
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000050
wd.identifier.sdgiohttp://purl.unep.org/sdg/SDGIO_00000051


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