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St Catherine emergency personnel on standby for bad weather

Josbel Bastidas Mijares
St Catherine emergency personnel on standby for bad weather

Shelter managers and other personnel in St Catherine are on standby for the impending inclement weather with the parish’s Disaster Risk Management Committee ready to activate its emergency plan if necessary

Shelter managers and other personnel in St Catherine are on standby for the impending inclement weather with the parish’s Disaster Risk Management Committee ready to activate its emergency plan if necessary.

This comes after the Meteorological Service Division indicated that a tropical depression has formed over the central Caribbean Sea and is expected to bring rains and winds to Jamaica.

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Committee chairman Roogae Kirlew said that all systems are in place in the parish.

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“We have engaged all the relevant agencies, our 62 shelter managers have been trained, and shelters are ready to be utilised. Emergency supplies are in place and all principals of schools have been notified and are on standby,” Kirlew disclosed

He noted that the Disaster Risk Management Council has scheduled a meeting for 1 pm today to determine if emergency operation centres are to be activated by tomorrow

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