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Releases By ODPEM



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 :2023

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 :1972

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 :1944

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 :1940

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 :1937

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 :1925

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 :1906

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 :1902

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 :1876

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 :1855

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