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Releases By ODPEM



Heavy rains in Northern Region
As sections of the island continue to experience torrential rainfall, the office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is urging motorists and pedestrians to exercise caution when .....
ODPEM | 2014-12-15 21:04:52 # Views :1159

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 :1150

ODPEM makes donation to the NSWMA
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has donated a diesel engine Water Pump to the National Solid Waste Management Agency (NSWMA) to boost its readiness and response ca.....
ODPEM | 2014-11-27 19:26:47 # Views :1118

Secondary Dry Season
The period July to September annually represents the island’s secondary dry season, with the primary dry season spanning the months of December through March......
ODPEM | 2014-07-11 22:47:43 # Views :1115

Hurricane Danny not a threat to Jamaica
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), is advising that Hurricane Danny has weakened significantly and is now a Trough. Information from the National Meteorological Offi.....
ODPEM | 2015-08-24 17:55:16 # Views :1098

Jamaica coordinates relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin’s impact on the Bahamas
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), a participating State of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Agency (CDEMA), and Sub-Regional Focal Point for the North-Western Carib.....
ODPEM | 2015-10-05 15:03:32 # Views :1097

NEOC Activation – Chik V monitoring
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health continues to maintain vigilance, through coordinated response and reporting in light .....
ODPEM | 2014-10-06 18:35:52 # Views :1093

Launch of South-South Disaster Management and Prevention Seminar
The South-South Cooperation Seminar on “Disaster Management and Prevention” is being held in Kingston-Jamaica, between the Argentine Republic and the English- Speaking countries of the Caribbean on 12.....
ODPEM | 2014-03-11 23:28:44 # Views :1090

Area cleared - Chemical odour, South Camp Road
Following reports of a chemical odour pervading the vicinity of the Central Sorting Office (CSO), South Camp Road earlier this morning, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (OD.....
ODPEM | 2013-03-01 15:21:24 # Views :1047

ODPEM scales down Hurricane Matthew Operations.
The Meteorological Service has discontinued the TROPICAL STORM WARNING for Jamaica. The island is no longer under threat of tropical storm-force winds as Hurricane Matthew.....
ODPEM | 2016-10-04 19:01:22 # Views :1041

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