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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 :1509

Chemical Spill on Kenhill Drive, Pembroke Hall
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) has received confirmed reports of a chemical spill from Kenhill Drive onto Marlie Mount Drive in the Pembroke Hall vicinity......
ODPEM | 2013-09-26 22:35:41 # Views :1472

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 :1471

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 :1466

The Embassy of Germany in Jamaica contributes to the hurricane sandy emergency relief fund
The Embassy of Germany in Jamaica contributes to the hurricane sandy emergency relief fund.....
ODPEM | 2012-11-22 16:26:09 # Views :1456

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 :1427

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 :1416

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 :1414

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 :1409

Flash Flood Warning in effect for St. Thomas, Portland, St. Mary & St. Ann
As a Trough continues to move across Jamaica, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is urging citizens to be alert as the Meteorological Service of Jamaica has advised t.....
ODPEM | 2016-05-25 20:51:26 # Views :1386

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