First Look

Hurricane Matthew - NEOC scales down activities to Level 1



ODPEM | 2016-10-04 07:00:00

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management is reporting that the National Emergency Operations Centre has scaled down activities to Level 1 Activation in light of the reduction in the threat level of Hurricane Matthew.

LEVEL:  PHASE  STAFF 
Level 1:  Monitoring Phase  ODPEM staff 
Level 2:  Preparedness Phase  ODPEM, select first responders 
Level 3:  Full Response Phase  ODPEM, first responders and support agencies


The Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management is also recommending a return to routine operations where possible.

  • The public transportation system has resumed a limited service today.
  • All Shelters will begin scaling down operations today depending on conditions in their respected areas.
  • All Ministries, Departments and Agencies will reopen at 10:00 a.m. today.
  • Businesses are encouraged to follow through on their Business Continuity Plans

The Minister of education will advise when schools will resume.  

The ODPEM will continue to monitor the situation.

For further information you can contact the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC), by calling 906 9674-5 or 754- 9077-8.




Posted By :Kimberley Weller

Company Name : ODPEM

Website :

Company Address :


More press release from ODPEM