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Photo Release-The Embassy of France in Jamaica contributes to Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
The Government of France has contributed €50,000 (J$5, 780, 346.82) in aid of the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. The Old Pera School is one of the beneficiaries of the assistance provided by the French .....
ODPEM | 2012-11-13 19:09:30 # Views :2131

JAMAICA NATIONALS RETURN HOME AFTER THE DEVASTATION CAUSED BY HURRICANE IRMA
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management is announcing the evacuation plans for our Jamaican Nationals from countries impacted by Irma. The aftermath of Irma left some of our Jamaic.....
ODPEM | 2017-09-19 11:07:26 # Views :1961

Severe weather alert continues for Jamaica
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reminding the public of the need to remain alert for possible flooding as an area of low pressure moves northwest of Jamaica, br.....
ODPEM | 2013-10-01 00:06:20 # Views :1956

ODPEM to conduct a National Earthquake and Tsumani Simulation
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM) will spearhead a national Earthquake and Tsunami Simulation Exercise. The exercise dubbed National Simulation Exercise 2012 (NaSIMEX .....
ODPEM | 2012-01-13 15:28:58 # Views :1929

Jamaica now under Tropical Storm Watch
The Meteorological Service has advised that we are now under a Tropical Storm Watch. The public is advised to either commence or complete preparations in the event that Jamaica is adversely impacted b.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-25 01:05:13 # Views :1925

Riverhead Community Receives Upgrade to its Footpath
Riverhead community within the district of Llandewey, St. Thomas recently received a major upgrade to its footpath with the construction of a footbridge and a U drain across the area’s main gully......
ODPEM | 2012-01-25 15:22:06 # Views :1876

"Haiti Quake- Two Years Later”
Today marks the second anniversary of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which struck Haiti. It was reported that the epicenter of the quake was approximately 10 miles southwest of Port-au-Prince, the count.....
ODPEM | 2012-01-12 10:45:55 # Views :1833

Earthquake Awareness Week Open Day 2014
Earthquake Awareness Week is an annual event hosted by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), which coincides with Jamaica’s history of catastrophic seismic events inclu.....
ODPEM | 2014-01-14 20:44:47 # Views :1831

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 :1829

Residents in Parry Town, St. Ann marooned due to heavy rainfall
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management wishes to advise the public that flooding, due to heavy rainfall, has left residents in Parry Town, St. Ann marooned on lands uphill of Coyab.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-23 18:37:51 # Views :1819

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