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28 Communities Recognized for their Work in DRRM
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) through the Building Disaster Resilient Communities (BDRC) Project honoured 28 vulnerable communities for their work in Disaster Ri.....
ODPEM | 2012-03-02 08:47:09 # Views :1967

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 :1946

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 :1946

Flash flood watch in effect for eastern parishes and St.Ann
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has been advised by the National Meteorological Service that a Flash Flood Watch has been issued for low-lying and flood-prone are.....
ODPEM | 2012-04-23 11:57:46 # Views :1912

ODPEM advises Jamaicans to take precautionary measures
Taking into consideration the current forecast for Tropical Storm Issac as advised by the Jamaica Meteorological Service, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-23 18:33:14 # Views :1792

Flooding Traps 7 Persons in Hopwell,Hanover
Flooding Traps 7 Persons in Hopwell,Hanover” The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)is advising the public that flooding has occurred in the Hopewell, Hanover and seve.....
ODPEM | 2012-05-14 16:39:53 # Views :1752

The ODPEM & Intelligent Multimedia limited partners to publicize disaster preparedness tips
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has partnered with Intelligent Multimedia Ltd. (IML) to publicize disaster preparedness tips for the 2012 North Atlantic Hurricane .....
ODPEM | 2012-08-30 11:52:56 # Views :1742

ODPEM oversees Earthquake Awareness Day in schools
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) observed Earthquake Awareness Day for Schools by assessing an earthquake drill at the Denbigh High School in Clarendon on Wednesday.....
ODPEM | 2015-01-15 21:46:24 # Views :1710

7th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management
The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is pleased to announce the staging of the 7th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management to be convened at the Hilton Rose Hal.....
ODPEM | 2012-11-23 21:08:05 # Views :1703

Weekend rains associated with Tropical Storm Erika
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that Tropical Storm Erika, though not a direct threat to Jamaica, could impact the island producing intermittent rainfa.....
ODPEM | 2015-08-28 16:10:43 # Views :1630

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