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Hurricane Ivan Lashes Caymans, Jamaica

Relief operations get under way in the wake of Hurricane Ivan, which has brought destruction to Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. The storm remains at Category 4 strength as it heads westward. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and Ernest Pate of Pan American Health Organization.

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Jennifer Ludden helps edit energy and environment stories for NPR's National Desk, working with NPR staffers and a team of public radio reporters across the country. They track the shift to clean energy, state and federal policy moves, and how people and communities are coping with the mounting impacts of climate change.