HC Deb 05 February 1963 vol 671 c48W
Mr. Iremonger

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what record he has of how many lives were lost, how many people were injured and what was the value of property damaged and destroyed in the earthquake and subsequent fire in Jamaica on 14th January, 1907.

Mr. Sandys

The 1906–07 report for Jamaica, presented to Parliament as Cd. 3729 in November, 1907, gave an estimated loss of life of 800. The number injured was not given. The value of property destroyed was estimated at £2,010,000.

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