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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 :2670

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 :2619

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 :2526

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 :2525

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 :2509

"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 :2452

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 :2441

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 :2397

OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDENSS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HANDS OVER RELIEF FUNDS TO DOMINICA at the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management
The 10th Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Conference of 2017 under the theme Check Point 2017 Building Resilience through Partnerships is currently taking place in Nassau Bahamas (December 4-9,.....
ODPEM | 2017-12-11 14:39:42 # Views :2386

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 :2371

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