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Bog Walk Gorge reopened
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise the public that the Bog Walk Gorge has been reopened to vehicular traffic. Motorists are advised to exercise cauti.....
ODPEM | 2012-10-26 16:36:48 # Views :1460

Containment of Riverton – School Operations
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that the coordinated activities of the National Response Team has resulted in moderate improvements in bringing the fir.....
ODPEM | 2014-03-17 21:47:30 # Views :1444

Smoke Nuisance - Riverton Dump
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 | 2014-04-22 23:59:36 # Views :1424

Section of Port Royal Street closed for oil spill clean up activities
SECTION OF PORT ROYAL STREET CLOSED FOR OIL SPILL CLEAN UP ACTIVITIES The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising the public that a section of Port Royal Street fr.....
ODPEM | 2012-07-10 09:42:19 # Views :1404

ODPEM participates in Regional Tsunami Simulation Exercise
Jamaica joins forces with the UNESCO, and other Caribbean States in facilitating a table top Tsunami simulation exercise, today March 26, 2014......
ODPEM | 2014-03-27 00:29:24 # Views :1402

Catalyst Regional Workshop to be held soon
Capacity development for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation will be the theme of the third regional workshop of the European Union-­‐funded CATALYST Project......
ODPEM | 2012-11-30 20:02:27 # Views :1395

ODPEM, Abacus Train rural communities in emergency communications
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has joined forces with Abacus for Communities and the Canadian Department for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development to train and e.....
ODPEM | 2015-04-17 20:17:22 # Views :1373

Tsunami Cancelled for Jamaica
On January 9th, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred between the Coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands. The epicenter was located at latitude 17.5 north, longitude 83.6 west at a depth of 20 miles. .....
ODPEM | 2018-01-12 15:44:22 # Views :1366

All Clear given from the National Meteorological Service: Resumption of Normal Operations Expected Today
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management wishes to advise the public that early assessments and reports suggest that the parishes in the western end of the island - Trelawny, Hanov.....
ODPEM | 2012-10-25 14:37:40 # Views :1354

Hurricane Matthew - NEOC scales down activities to Level 1
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management is reporting that the National Emergency Operations Centre has scaled down activities to Level 1.....
ODPEM | 2016-10-04 08:30:13 # Views :1332

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