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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 :1396

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 :1389

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 :1363

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 :1353

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 :1339

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 :1333

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 :1308

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 :1271

Fire at Flamstead under control says ODPEM
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that ongoing firefighting efforts in the Flamstead area of Mavis Bank have resulted in the fire being brought under con.....
ODPEM | 2015-05-08 20:57:47 # Views :1256

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 :1246

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