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ODPEM & JHTA respond to Cruise Ship Fire

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2006 | 12:05 PM

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, ODPEM is reporting that at least two of the injured passengers have been transferred to hospital while another two are to be flown out of the island.

Acting Director General of the ODPEM Ronald Jackson says several emergency teams were activated to assist with this morning’s operation:

The President of the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association, JHTA Horace Peterkin says the Association is making arrangements for accommodation of the passengers.