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ECONOMIC FORUMS AND INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS
Tracking Grenada's Recovery: Six Months After Hurricane Ivan
Sponsored by National Coalition on Caribbean Affairs and Caribbean Association of the World Bank Group and IMF
Friday, February 25, 2005
IMF Headquarters, Meeting Hall A
(Non IMF/Bank Staff ID holders enter via the IMF Center)
720 19th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
Transcript of this Forum
Many Caribbean countries are dealing with the effects of recent natural disasters. Grenada suffered damage of 200 percent of GDP from Hurricane Ivan, prompting massive international support for its relief and reconstruction effort. Six months after the hurricane struck, how well has Grenada coped? What lessons does Grenada’s experience hold for other disaster-stricken countries in the Caribbean and elsewhere? These issues will be discussed by the following panelists:
His Excellency Dr. Denis G. Antoine