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ODPEM tests tsunami warning system

Disasters are unpredictable and can occur at any time. As such, it is imperative that preparedness mechanisms be implemented to cushion the impact and damage. Across the globe, discussions are still ongoing about the earthquake (more…)
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Earthquake Awareness Week

Earthquake Awareness Week will be recognized during the week of January 9-15, 2010. The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is planing various activities and workshops to mark the (more…)
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May is Hurricane Preparedness Month

May 2009 is the first year of what will now be observed as Hurricane Preparedness Month. This is part of plans by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) to heighten national awareness of the need (more…)