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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 :1822

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 :1813

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 :1795

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 :1785

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 :1782

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 :1757

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 :1738

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 :1737

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 :1718

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 :1710

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