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King Tides
Some low lying areas and roads may experience saltwater inundation.  8th January 2020, 4:48pm
Emergency Notification System Upgrades
This involves investment in a centralized message distribution system, including the creation of a new mobile alert application. 16th December 2019, 2:09pm
HMCI and DPSC Statement on Earthquake
Magnitude 5:0 Earthquake 47 miles off East End. 9th December 2019, 1:13pm
Tremor East South East of Grand Cayman
Earthquake was felt by a number of residents 9th December 2019, 7:05am
Learning from the Past
November 8th is the anniversary of two devastating hurricanes that hit the Brac. 8th November 2019, 4:39pm
Minister's Message UN IDDR
The theme for this year is Building Safer.  11th October 2019, 3:19pm
Strategic Incident Command Training
First responder’s knowledge of protocols and Incident Command procedures is critical to ensure an effective multi-agency response.  25th September 2019, 10:49am
Cayman Sends Helicopter to Support Bahamas
The helicopter will be used for evacuation flights and rescue operations. 6th September 2019, 9:49am
Assistance to Bahamas will be coordinated
Government considering sending relief flight through Cayman Airways 3rd September 2019, 3:21pm
Cayman Offers Support to Bahamas
The Premier commented: “I would like to express my sympathy to the Government and people of the Bahamas at this very difficult and challenging time." 2nd September 2019, 4:43pm
Testing the National Emergency Notification System Phase 1
HMCI and the DPSC will soon test Phase 1 of the NENS Radio Alert System. All radio broadcasts will be briefly interrupted to conduct the important testing. 30th August 2019, 4:51pm
CERT Established in Savannah Meadows
10 volunteers completed 26 hours of training before graduating 16th August 2019, 12:08pm
Cayman Joins CDEMA
Signing took place on RFA Mounts Bay 28th June 2019, 10:09am
Governor Visits Shelter
This year, the John Gray and Clifton Hunter emergency shelters offer pet shelter facilities for the first time.  26th June 2019, 10:01am
National Day of Preparedness Message
Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, JP MLA 18th May 2019, 10:40am
Shelter Volunteers Needed
Sign up! 29th April 2019, 8:26am
Mass Casualty Training
34 First Responders took part in an intensive, week long Mass Casualty Management training course. 16th April 2019, 3:33pm
Tsunami Exercise Caribe Wave
Regional Exercise modeled by NOAA 13th March 2019, 4:11pm
C.I. Earthquake Plan Development
Stakeholders from 16 public and private sector agencies engaged in the foundational work required to establish a national plan. 6th February 2019, 11:43am
HMCI Director Continues Professional Development
Head of Civil Service, Hon. Franz Manderson gives Director (Hazard Management Cayman Islands) Danielle Coleman her ILM L3 Leadership and Management certificate.  21st January 2019, 4:35pm