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Schedule of Events for Earthquake Awareness Week, January 12-18, 2014

“Earthquake Safety: Know your vulnerability to improve your capacity”

Jamaica’s location along the northern margin of the Caribbean Plate and the presence of very active faults on the island makes it very vulnerable to earthquakes. To create greater awareness of this threat to the country the Office of Disaster preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) will be observing Earthquake Awareness Week activities on January 12-18, 2014.

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