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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 :2260

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 :2239

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 :2233

Regional Disaster Management strategy launched at 8th CDM Conference
Regional Disaster Management strategy launched at 8th CDM Conference......
ODPEM | 2013-12-03 23:19:20 # Views :2219

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 :2110

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 :2025

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 :2010

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 :1971

"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 :1958

NaSIMEX Comes to a Close
The National Earthquake and Tsunami Simulation Exercise 2012 (NaSIMEX 2012) concluded its final table top exercise yesterday at the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management’s (ODPEM) hea.....
ODPEM | 2012-02-17 16:06:00 # Views :1918

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