JIS News

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wishes to advise that as the Hurricane Warning remains in effect, the Meteorological Service is reporting that the island should start experiencing rain and wind going into tonight, with conditions deteriorating into morning.
The entire island is expected to experience rainfall, so persons living in flood-prone and low lying communities MUST take the necessary precautions.
All Parish Emergency Operations Centres have been activated and are ready to respond to any eventuality that may arise.
The public is being advised in case of emergencies to call the following numbers, the nearest fire or police station or 119:
St. Thomas 1-888-788-4662, 982-2276 Kingston and St. Andrew 967-3329 St. Catherine 984-3111-2, 907-1795/0296 Portmore 740-7440 -2 Clarendon 986-2216, 986-2403, 986-2234 Manchester 962-2278, 962-0612, 962-2279,961-6316 St. Elizabeth 634-4505-6 Westmoreland 955-2655 / 2798 Hanover 956-2305/956-2236 St. James 971-9530/971-2558
971-9066 Trelawny 954-5346 St. Ann 972-2665/1942 St. Mary 994-2212,994-2648, 994-2178 Portland 993-4489
For further information the public may call the ODPEM at 928-5111-4 or check our website at www.odpem.org.jm.

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