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Caribbean Disaster Management Conference returns to Jamaica
The 7th Annual Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management commenced its week long activities on Monday December 3 in Jamaica at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Montego Bay......
ODPEM | 2012-12-06 17:37:36 # Views :3042

Earthquake Awareness Week 2013 to be observed January 20-26
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) will be observing Earthquake Awareness Week (EAW) 2013 from January 20 to 26, 2013 with a focus on earthquake readiness......
ODPEM | 2013-01-07 19:29:00 # Views :2791

Preparations are now underway for Earthquake Awareness Week 2012
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has started the first round of its public education campaign for Earthquake Awareness Week 2012......
ODPEM | 2011-12-21 14:47:14 # Views :2413

“Earthquake Awareness Week 2012 Campaign Officially Starts Sunday”
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) will be observing Earthquake Awareness Week (EAW) 2012 from January 8 to 14, 2012 under the theme “Earthquakes can strike anywhere,.....
ODPEM | 2012-01-09 14:57:02 # Views :2302

Update on Riverton City Landfill
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in collaboration with the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) continue to report steady progress of Phase 2 of ground.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-14 13:31:44 # Views :2240

2,000 Mangroves Planted at Rocky Point
White Sand Beach within the community of Rocky Point, Clarendon received a major boost.....
ODPEM | 2011-12-07 17:59:19 # Views :2141

2012 North Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ends
The 2012 North Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ended on Friday November 30, 2012, however the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reminding the public to continue .....
ODPEM | 2012-11-30 20:25:01 # Views :1968

Opening Ceremony for the Mangrove Planting and Free Concert
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) in collaboration with the Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation.....
ODPEM | 2011-12-07 17:21:07 # Views :1943

ODPEM encourages proactive drought mitigation practices
As the nation moves into the drought period that has become customary during the months of January to March, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), is urging Jamaicans t.....
ODPEM | 2013-01-07 18:15:09 # Views :1918

25 Haitian Nationals Repatriated
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that arrangements for the repatriation of the group of Haitian nationals who arrived in Portland Jamaica on Monday Febr.....
ODPEM | 2013-02-08 19:16:28 # Views :1917

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