Multi-Million-Dollar Loan From IDB Helps Jamaica Get Disaster Ready

Multi-Million-Dollar Loan From IDB Helps Jamaica Get Disaster Ready

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Multi-Million-Dollar Loan From IDB Helps Jamaica Get Disaster Ready Source: Caribbean 360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday November 7, 2018 – The next time a natural disaster strikes, Jamaica will be better prepared. That’s because a US$285 million contingent loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will bolster the nation’s response efforts and help protect its public purse. […]

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Jamaicans urged to be always prepared for earthquakes

Jamaicans urged to be always prepared for earthquakes

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Jamaicans urged to be always prepared for earthquakes Source: St. Lucia News Online   (CMC) – The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) says it understands and acknowledges the concerns and anxieties of Jamaicans given the spate of earthquakes in the country and the wider Caribbean in the past two months. “Our partners in […]

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High Levels of Seismic Activity at Kick ‘em Jenny Volcano, but Alert Level Not Raised

High Levels of Seismic Activity at Kick ‘em Jenny Volcano, but Alert Level Not Raised

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High Levels of Seismic Activity at Kick ‘em Jenny Volcano, but Alert Level Not Raised Source: Caribbean 360   ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday October 5, 2018 – The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center has reported high levels of seismicity at the Kick em’ Jenny underwater volcano located off Grenada. It said since the […]

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Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

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Haiti struck by deadly earthquake Source: Caribbean News Now   PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — At least ten people have been killed by an earthquake that struck off the north coast of Haiti at about 8:30 pm on Saturday night. The magnitude 5.9 quake was one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean nation since […]

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