Caribbean Disaster Mitigation Project
Implemented by the Organization of American States
Unit of Sustainable Development and Environment
for the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Caribbean Regional Program


Landslide Hazard Mitigation and Loss-reduction
for the Kingston Jamaica Metropolitan Area

List of Participants

26-28 January 1999,
Belisario Suite, LeMeridien Jamaica Pegasus Hotel
Kingston, Jamaica


Consulting Engineering Geologist

GIS Specialist/ Geologist

US Forest Service/Engineering Geologist

University of the West Indies, Mona, Dept. of Geography and Geology

Town Planning Department, Govt. of Jamaica

Jamaica Institution of Engineers

Geotechnical Engineering Consultants

Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management(ODPEM)



Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA), Jamaica

Mines and Geology Division, Ministry of Mining and Energy, Govt. of Jamaica

Institute of Jamaica

Ministry of Environment and Housing, Govt. of Jamaica

Environmental Foundation of Jamaica

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

Southern Trelawny Environmental Agency

Meteorological Service Jamaica

Environmental Consultants

Water Resources Authority, Kingston

Forestry Department

Concerned Citizens

Land Policy Division, Office of the Prime Minister

CDMP home page: Project Contacts Page Last Updated: 20 April 2001