JIS News

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is advising that the following shelters are currently open across the island:
Kingston & St. Andrew:
1. National Arena2. Pembroke Hall High School3. Friendship Brook4. Edith Dalton James High School
5. Mile Gully Primary
St. Thomas:
6. Spring Garden All Age7. Seaforth High School8. Yallahs Baptist Church9. Morant Bay Primary10. Grants Pen Primary11. Seaforth Primary
St. Catherine:
12. Old Harbour Primary School13. G.C. Foster College
14. Holland High School15. Hague Primary School16. Salt Marsh All-Age
St. Ann:
17. Marcus Garvey Technical High School
18. Lucea Catholic Church19. Askenish All-Age20. Hills Brook
Updates on other activated shelters will be sent out as soon as the ODPEM’s National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) receives them.
The progress of Hurricane Dean will continue to be closely monitored by the Meteorological Service of Jamaica and the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) and updates will be released to the public as soon as new information has been gathered.
Contact: Kerry-Ann Morris, Information Officer,

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