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Update on Fire at Riverton City Solid Waste Dump
The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) in collaboration with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has now activated the Command and Control Centre at the.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-09 15:09:43 # Views :3583

“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 :3343

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 :3230

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 :3225

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 :3189

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 :3150

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 :3109

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 :2981

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 :2844

National Earthquake Drill & Search & Rescue Exercise
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) in collaboration with a number of its partner agencies and parish councils will be staging a series of earthquake drills across the i.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-14 13:37:25 # Views :2706

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