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Deadline extended for free Tourism Training Programme
The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCO) has announced that the deadline for the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) three month tourism certification programmes has been extend.....
ODPEM | 2017-10-27 13:33:13 # Views :3121

“Evacuation of Jamaican Nationals from the British Virgin Islands”
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) coordinated flights from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for Jamaican Nationals who have requested to return home due to the devasta.....
ODPEM | 2017-09-26 13:29:56 # Views :3067

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 :2915

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 :2895

55th Anniversary of the Destructive Montego Bay Earthquake
Today marks the 55th Anniversary of the destructive Montego Bay earthquake which struck the second city in 1957 causing severe damage to properties and infrastructure including ­the St. James Parish C.....
ODPEM | 2012-03-02 08:14:14 # Views :2794

Applications close Wednesday October 25 2017 for the JCTI free training programme
The Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo), the agency with responsibility for the development of the Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation (JCTI) has announced that the deadline for submi.....
ODPEM | 2017-10-23 19:45:09 # Views :2748

2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season Officially Ends Today
The 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially ends today, Wednesday November 30, 2011.....
ODPEM | 2011-12-07 17:50:55 # Views :2687

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 :2676

Old Harbour Bay Community the First to Conduct Tsunami Drill
The community of Old Harbour Bay is one step closer to strengthening its disaster plan after successfully conducting its first Earthquake and Tsunami drill yesterday......
ODPEM | 2012-02-10 09:06:40 # Views :2617

Over 1M in Emergency Equipment donated to Skibo Zonal Community Disaster Management Group
Emergency Response Equipment valued at JMD$1.2 million was handed over to the Community Disaster Risk Management (CDRM) group that oversees disaster preparedness efforts for Chepstowe, Skibo, Bybrook .....
ODPEM | 2013-11-04 22:41:21 # Views :2475

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