Grenada, Hurricane Ivan Preliminary Assessment of Damages
Hurricane Ivan struck Grenada with full force on September 7, 2004. The storm was well organized with a sharply defined eye. At that time, the storm was rated as category 3 on the Safford-Simpson scale.
Hurricane Ivan affected the entire island of Grenada. The vase majority of the severe damage was experienced in the southern portion of the island below a line drawn roughly from Grenville to north of St. George’s. Visible damages included the partial or total loss of building structures, broken and uprooted trees, broken utility poles and damaged vehicles.
This report is filed as a preliminary assessment of the direct damage caused during Hurricane Ivan. Given the early nature of this assessment, no monetary figure is provided.
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