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Press Releases 2006

Earthquake Awareness Day
The Ministry of Education will stage a drill, believed to be the first of its kind in Cayman, to launch a public awareness programme aimed at educating residents on the best response to an earthquake. 14th December 2006, 3:42pm
Season Not Over
Remember, hurricane season lasts through November. 23rd October 2006, 3:48pm
Worldwide Observance
International Day for Disaster Reduction 2006 stresses the need to respond to children’s needs. 5th October 2006, 3:53pm
Community Response Teams
Volunteers are needed to collect data in West Bay for a vulnerability and capacity assessment. 8th September 2006, 3:57pm
Cayman Airways
As TS Ernesto heads towards the US, the ticket change waiver from CAL is now limited to Florida flights only. 28th August 2006, 4:07pm
LoGB Addresses Country
The Hon. Kurt Tibbetts: "We are not yet fully out of the woods, and we should all continue to exercise care, particularly the residents of the Sister Islands." 27th August 2006, 4:13pm
Text Alerts During Storms
Everyone with a cell phone is encouraged to sign up now to receive NHC alerts via Ktone text messaging without cost. 26th August 2006, 4:58pm
Police Ready
Officers are briefed on their roles and responsibilities and are equipped to deal with emergency situations that Ernesto could bring. 26th August 2006, 4:47pm
Health Services
Bulletin on services as the storm approaches. 26th August 2006, 4:44pm 26th August 2006, 4:34pm
CAL Flight Ops
Cayman Airways would like to advise the public of changes in flight operations due to the storm. 26th August 2006, 4:30pm
Governor Addresses Country
This message was broadcast locally at 6pm today (Saturday) on radio and television. 26th August 2006, 4:22pm
Clear Mailbox Now
Postal Service advises all customers to begin clearing mail from their post office boxes. 26th August 2006, 12:00am
Potential Storm
All residents are urged to pay keen attention to local weather updates as tropical depression continues moving westward. 25th August 2006, 4:54pm
CAL on Ernesto
Tropical Storm Ernesto has generated inquiries regarding Cayman Airways policies regarding changes of travel plans. 25th August 2006, 4:52pm
Collect Cargo Today
Port Authority advises the public that it will not be responsible for items stored in its cargo warehouse. 24th August 2006, 4:42pm
Campers get Hurricane Tips
Purple Dragon kids learn how to prepare for disasters at their summer camp. 26th July 2006, 3:57pm
Generator Use
Despite their usefulness, generators can be hazardous. 24th July 2006, 11:10am 24th July 2006, 2:32pm
Assurance through Insurance
Insuring your property is usually the only way to recover a major part of the value of destroyed items. 21st July 2006, 3:40pm
NHC at Island Living Show
This year's booth will help the public understand what the NHC subcommittees do before, during, and after a storm threatens and promote the CaymanPrepared website. 21st July 2006, 1:25pm
A Director for NEMA
A disaster management specialist, Dr Barbara Carby has more than 15 years' experience in disaster planning and intervention. 21st July 2006, 1:14pm 21st July 2006, 10:55am
Bird Flu Plan
Cayman's preparedness plans for a pandemic were discussed during a meeting between officials and PAHO. 20th July 2006, 3:45pm
Coping in Emergencies
How to manage your emotions during a crisis. 11th July 2006, 9:43am 11th July 2006, 3:55pm
Pet Plans
Remember to plan for the smaller and often helpless members of the family -- your pets. 5th July 2006, 4:04pm
NGO's Ready
Major volunteer organisations are geared up and ready to meet the challenges of disasters and emergencies. 4th July 2006, 3:18pm
New Model for MET office
The Arbitor of Storm (TAOS) model is a new addition to Cayman's Meteorological Office. The model is designed to predict storm surge levels should a storm approach the Islands. 26th June 2006, 9:32am
Secure Travel Documents
Leaving the islands when a storm threatens? 23rd June 2006, 9:27am
CIMA: Business Continuity
Off-site data replication systems, work stations and telecommunication equipment, and arrangements for an uninterrupted supply of currency are actions the Monetary Authority has taken. 14th June 2006, 4:58pm
Farm Readiness
To help prepare, the Department of Agriculture is providing tips and preparation guidelines to assist those in the community with interest in these areas. 9th June 2006, 4:40pm 9th June 2006, 4:46pm
Tips for the Season's Start
Residents are reminded that planning ahead for a possible disaster can be the difference between comfort and discomfort, losing or keeping possessions, life and death. 6th June 2006, 4:38pm
Email Storm Alerts
Register to receive emailed storm alerts from the National Hurricane Committee. 31st May 2006, 4:34pm
Residents' Kit Ready
A new edition of the National Hurricane Committee's popular residents' kit is now available to help Cayman prepare. 31st May 2006, 4:32pm
Collect Mail at Watch
The Post Office says once the NHC declares a watch, it is the right time to collect your mail. 24th May 2006, 4:30pm
For Hurricane Preparedness $1.2M
Two shelters will be equipped with new generators with larger capacity, and the 2006 hurricane plan is being reviewed for implementation the end of June. 24th May 2006, 11:57am
2006 Shelter List Announced
The approved 2006 hurricane shelter list is now available to assist residents on where to go in the event of a hurricane. 4th May 2006, 1:55pm
PWD Will Practice
Hurricane shutters will be installed on government buildings and shelters on Wednesday May 3. 28th April 2006, 3:25pm
Government Officials Meet about Pandemic Preparedness
Top airport, customs, immigration, and police officials met recently with the Public Health Department for a brainstorming session on Cayman's national preparedness plan in the event of a flu pandemic. 16th February 2006, 10:04am 16th February 2006, 4:20pm
Cayman Defended against Bird Flu
With the latest bird flu outbreak in Turkey making headlines, and thousands of chickens dying in Trinidad, the Departments of Public Health and Agriculture have put their public education campaign on the disease in high gear. 6th February 2006, 4:26pm