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CIG Supports Red Cross Funding Appeal
The facility operates as a primary hurricane shelter and is the first shelter to open in the event of an emergency. 9th January 2019, 1:13pm
FCO OTs Director Meets with HMCI
We are actively working together on a number of initiatives to improve our disaster management capacity.  26th November 2018, 1:45pm
Mass Casualty Management
First Responders Train in Incident Command Systems and Mass Casualty Management 18th October 2018, 2:15pm
Tropical Storm Michael
Moving away from the Cayman Islands but may bring locally heavy rain and gusty winds. 7th October 2018, 7:30pm
Crisis Information System Training
WebEOC is used for managing information in a National Emergency Operations Centre activation. 4th October 2018, 9:24am
Low Pressure System South of Cayman
Low chance of formation 3rd October 2018, 11:09am
Tropical Storm Kirk
Low threat to the Cayman Islands - monitor 26th September 2018, 9:31am
Cadets Field Exercise
60 volunteers camped out and responded to numerous scenarios 17th September 2018, 4:52pm
Isaac Dissipates
Refer to the Cayman Islands National Weather Service for weather forecasts for the coming days 15th September 2018, 9:23am
Isaac Weakens Again!
On Monday, forecast calls for locally heavy showers, and moderate winds and seas. 14th September 2018, 10:37pm
Isaac Regains Tropical Storm Strength
Monitor this system closely 14th September 2018, 4:27pm
Tropical Depression Isaac
Likely to become an open Tropical Wave 14th September 2018, 1:23pm
Isaac Fighting Wind Shear
Continue to Monitor 13th September 2018, 8:21pm
Isaac Continues to Weaken
Monitor 13th September 2018, 3:01pm
TS Isaac Enters Caribbean Sea
Continue to Monitor 13th September 2018, 10:22am
TS Isaac Update
Monitor 12th September 2018, 6:22pm
TS Isaac Track Shifts North
Some re-intensification possible as it enters the Caribbean Sea 12th September 2018, 5:29pm
TS Isaac Weakening
Moving west at 17 mph 12th September 2018, 10:17am
TS Isaac 4 PM
With the active phase of the hurricane season upon us residents should be prepared  11th September 2018, 5:33pm
Tropical Storm Isaac
Residents should monitor this storm  11th September 2018, 10:35am
Hurricane Preparedness Info
Preparing reduces risk and stress! 11th September 2018, 9:18am
Isaac Tracking West
Residents should monitor the progress of this hurricane. 10th September 2018, 4:11pm
Hurricane Isaac
Not a threat to the Cayman Islands at the present time - monitor. 10th September 2018, 12:19pm
Cayman Upgrades Satellite Comms
This equipment could be used if a disaster knocks-out conventional communications 7th September 2018, 12:14pm
Small Tremor South of Cayman Islands
No local felt reports received 3rd September 2018, 11:59am
Are you Preparing?
We are in Hurricane Season 20th July 2018, 5:41pm
Beryl Downgraded to Tropical Storm
Dry air and westerly wind shear is weakening the system 7th July 2018, 2:45pm
Hurricane Beryl
There is forecast uncertainty in the intensity of this system. Continue to monitor.  6th July 2018, 5:28pm
Residents should continue to monitor this storm 6th July 2018, 11:14am
New HMCI Director Announced
Ms. Danielle Coleman will serve as the director of the HMCI. 27th June 2018, 3:21pm
Emergency Exercise for Brac Airport
The scenario involved the hijacking of a small airline. 18th June 2018, 9:55am
Cayman Brac CERT Established
52 residents completed the training 7th June 2018, 5:50pm
Premier's 2018 Hurricane Season Message
By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 6th June 2018, 11:43am
Subtropical Storm Alberto
Not considered a significant threat to the Cayman Islands at this time 25th May 2018, 12:46pm
Subtropical Storm Alberto
Residents are encouraged to monitor the progress of this system as it is expected to influence local weather conditions. 25th May 2018, 11:30am
Emergency Radio System Arrives
The brand new radio system will be deployed and installed over the next several months. 18th May 2018, 12:00pm
2018 Hurricane Exercise
The 2018 Exercise Hurricane Kirkland provided the opportunity for stakeholders to rehearse the NEOC systems and procedures, test their knowledge of existing procedures, validate those procedures and recommend changes to them. 3rd May 2018, 11:17am
Secure Travel Documents Now
Ensure all personal official documents are updated and secure for the hurricane season and beyond. 13th April 2018, 2:54pm
Next Stage of New Motorola Radio System
The system upgrade will integrate all public safety radio users on a common platform  11th April 2018, 3:43pm
Caribbean Tsunami Exercise
The Cayman Islands joined other countries in the Caribbean as a participant in the regional tsunami response exercise. 20th March 2018, 4:20pm
Tsunami Exercise Concluded
Caribewave 18 15th March 2018, 11:07am
Exercise Tsunami Message 2
Exercise Tsunami 15th March 2018, 9:55am
Exercise Tsunami Message 1
Exercise Only 15th March 2018, 9:36am
EXERCISE Tsunami Holding Statement
Message 1 15th March 2018, 9:00am
Tsunami Preparedness
What to do if there is a tsunami threat 14th March 2018, 4:53pm
Sign up for Brac CERT
Train either morning or evening for 5 days starting March 19. 8th March 2018, 11:04am
Hazmat Plan Development
The detrimental consequences of not planning for these events are very high and could include fatalities, property damage and environmental contamination.  22nd February 2018, 3:29pm
HMCI statement on Tsunami Response
Sensors in the port of George Town registered a 10 inch tsunami wave. 10th January 2018, 4:19pm
Cayman Given All Clear
There is no longer a tsunami threat 10th January 2018, 12:13am
Tsunami Threat Message
Small Sea Level Rise Detected - threat low to very low for the Cayman Islands 9th January 2018, 11:08pm