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ODPEM, CDEMA discuss ways to integrate climate risk into disaster risk management
THE Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) in collaboration with the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) on Wednesday convened the first of a two-day Climate Smarting workshop intended to incorporate climate risk considerations into national disaster ri ...
Coastal clean-up registration deadlines approach
IF you plan to host a river or beach clean-up activity on International Coastal Cleanup Day (ICC), you have until this Friday, August 15 to register as a site coordinator with the national coordinator of the global event -- Jamaica Environment Trust (JET). ICC is observed in September each ye ...
Did you know that...
* Yesterday, August 12 was observed as World Elephant Day? * There are two species of elephants — African and Asian — and while they are similar in physiology, they are too biologically different to interbreed? * Recent scientific findings suggest that the forest-dwelling Afri ...

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