Hurricane Ivan took one week, from 7
to 14 September, to travel across the Caribbean, causing over 70 deaths
and severe damage along its way. The hurricane caused devastation in Grenada
and Grand Cayman, significant damage in Jamaica, and lesser damage in other
areas such as Trinidad and Tobago, and Cuba.
Hurricane Ivan hit Grenada the hardest.
Thirty-seven people died and 352 people were injured. Approximately 90%
of homes sustained damage, and 10% to 15% of homes were completely destroyed.
More than half of the entire population, approximately 60,000 people, were