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Jamaica: Be prepared for earthquakes, ODPEM warns

22 Jan 2016, Jamaica Observer, the

Speaking in an interview with JIS News, Director of Information and Training at the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), Cheryl Nichols, says before an earthquake, persons should undertake what is called a hazard hunt, reports Jamaica Observer. An Earthquake Awareness Month is being observed in the country from January 1-30...



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