Tag: Hazard Management Cayman Islands

Cayman reaches out to help BOTs in distress after Irma

Cayman reaches out to help BOTs in distress after Irma

| 11/09/2017 | 49 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands has prepared a humanitarian mission that is flying to Anguilla today, Tuesday, taking teams from the Health Services Authority, Health City Cayman Islands, Department of Environmental Health and Hazard Management, as well as medical supplies, water, non-perishable food and [...]

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No plans to move fuel depot following fire

No plans to move fuel depot following fire

| 30/08/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The planning minister has confirmed that the government has no immediate plans to move the fuel tank storage facility at Jackson Point in South Sound, George Town, despite heightened concerns following what could have been a catastrophic fire in one of the tanks last month. Joey Hew told the [...]

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‘All clear’ after fuel terminal fire

‘All clear’ after fuel terminal fire

| 24/07/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Fire crews worked for more than eight hours through Sunday night to douse a blaze at the Jackson Point Fuel terminal which saw residents in South Sound evacuated until the early hours of Monday. The Cayman Islands Fire Service gave the all clear for residents to return home shortly before 3:0 [...]

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Hazard boss wins regional gong

Hazard boss wins regional gong

| 22/05/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): With just a few weeks to go before the official start of the 2017 hurricane season, Cayman’s local disaster expert has landed a regional gong at a hurricane conference in Florida. The director of Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), McCleary Frederick, who is responsible for managing an [...]

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Cayman gears up for 2017 hurricane season

Cayman gears up for 2017 hurricane season

| 02/05/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Experts are calling for a below average hurricane season in the Atlantic this year when it comes to storms making landfall in our area — but it only takes one to wreak havoc. With one month to go before the official start of the 2017 season, officials in the Cayman Islands are beginning pre [...]

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Severe weather alert issued as rain pounds Cayman

Severe weather alert issued as rain pounds Cayman

| 03/06/2015 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather alert in the face of flooding in North Side, George Town and Bodden Town due to a localized weather system that has dumped what the premier said was more than ten inches of rain on Cayman since yesterday. Alden McLaughlin told Finance [...]

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Experts improve predictions as quiet season opens

Experts improve predictions as quiet season opens

| 01/06/2015 | 2 Comments
(CNS): With just 12 named storms expected this Atlantic hurricane season and improvements in prediction paths by experts, residents are less likely to find themselves taken by surprise over bad weather but that doesn’t mean the Cayman Islands won’t see another Hurricane Ivan and residents ar [...]

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Tsunami exercise represented small but damaging waves

Tsunami exercise represented small but damaging waves

| 30/03/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Officials from Hazard Management Cayman Islands have confirmed that had last week’s tsunami exercise been the real thing, Cayman would have suffered some significant flooding. Although it was just a three foot surge, tsunamis behave very differently from regular waves, Simon Boxall of HMCI [...]

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