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Hurricane Ivan Bears Down on Jamaica

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Hurricane Ivan Bears Down on Jamaica

Hurricane Ivan Bears Down on Jamaica

Hurricane Ivan Bears Down on Jamaica

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One of the many houses destroyed in St. George's, Grenada, by Hurricane Ivan, Sept. 9, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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One of the many houses destroyed in St. George's, Grenada, during the passage of Hurricane Ivan, Sept. 9, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Jamaicans brace themselves for Hurricane Ivan, expected to make a direct hit on the island Friday afternoon. On Thursday, the Category 4 storm devastated Grenada, killing 13 people and damaging most of the homes on the island. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Peter David, a member of parliament in Grenada.