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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 :1672

Barry and Sligoville routes inaccessible to small Vehicles
The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management wishes to advise the public that the Barry Road route, in the vicinity of Red Pond and Johnson Pen and the Sligoville route in the vicinity o.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-27 17:12:17 # Views :1645

Public warned to exercise caution when travelling in areas affected by smoke
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that arising from the current fire at the Riverton Dump, a thick smoke cover is being experienced in sections of the Co.....
ODPEM | 2015-03-12 20:07:26 # Views :1612

ODPEM offers relief to evicted Duke Street Citizens
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) recognizes the plight of the evicted citizens of Duke Street in Down Town Kingston. In association with the Kingston and Saint Andr.....
ODPEM | 2012-08-21 10:32:54 # Views :1583

CDEMA tables 8th Caribbean Disaster Management Communique
CDEMA tables 8th Caribbean Disaster Management Communique......
ODPEM | 2013-12-06 23:31:03 # Views :1568

Toll road Opened
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising the public that the Portmore Toll Road has re-opened......
ODPEM | 2012-06-29 11:23:06 # Views :1559

ODPEM urges flood precautions
As the Southern sections of the island continue to experience intermittent bouts of rainfall, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is reminding persons in the general v.....
ODPEM | 2014-03-31 23:59:15 # Views :1534

ODPEM urges caution with chemical handling and disposal
In light of recent concerns that surfaced following the improper disposal of a pesticide (Malathion) in Guys Hill, St.Catherine last week, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management .....
ODPEM | 2014-02-18 22:13:37 # Views :1514

Businesses along Industrial Terrace adviced to send home staff
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise all businesses along Industrial Terrace and the surrounding environment to take strict and urgent precautionary me.....
ODPEM | 2012-06-29 11:17:48 # Views :1512

Further updates: Fumes by the Portmore toll
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) advises that the following activities are currently in process as part of the investigation to identify the source and to ascertain.....
ODPEM | 2012-07-03 10:40:43 # Views :1500

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