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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 :1182

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 :1159

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 :1148

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary update
Hurricane Sandy Anniversary update......
ODPEM | 2013-10-23 23:37:56 # Views :1147

Fire at Westbrook Avenue in Riverton City
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising the Jamaica Fire Brigade was called to respond to a fire at Westbrook Avenue in Riverton City Community this morning......
ODPEM | 2015-04-13 19:20:49 # Views :1090

Fire extinguished at Riverton City Waste Disposal
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in consultation with the Jamaica Fire is advising there currently are no flames at the Riverton City Waste Disposal site......
ODPEM | 2015-03-24 19:30:11 # Views :1081

Bog Walk Gorge reopened
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise the activities at the Gorge have been successfully completed and it is again reopened for vehicular traffic......
ODPEM | 2016-01-18 13:52:01 # Views :1020

Update on Riverton City Fire
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) through consultation with the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) is reporting significant progress to date with fighting the fire at the Ri.....
ODPEM | 2015-03-20 20:59:42 # Views :976

Jamaica joins International Community in observing IDDR 2015
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) joins the United Nation International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) in commemorating International Day for Disaster Redu.....
ODPEM | 2015-10-13 19:41:27 # Views :948

Update Riverton City Fire - Schools Closure
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise that as at 10.00 a.m. today (March 18), the following schools were closed due to the continued smoke nuisance as a.....
ODPEM | 2015-03-18 20:25:21 # Views :883

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