COMMAND CENTRAL

By | General | No Comments

By Tad Stoner Cayman’s new hurricane emergency centre opened on the second floor of the Government Administration Building on June 1, marking the start of the 2016 storm season. The National Emergency Operations Centre comprises a 425-square-foot communications centre adjoining…

Read More

RED CROSS AT THE READY

By | General | No Comments

 As hurricane season approaches and the focus is once again on disaster preparedness and response, residents begin to pay more attention to the resources that are available on-island to deal with any disaster. The container project of the Cayman Islands…

Read More

WATER TIPS

By | Household | No Comments

Boiling is the safest method for treating water. Bring water to a rolling boil for three to five minutes. Pay attention to Cayman’s authorities about the status of your water supply. Use only bottled or disinfected water for drinking and…

Read More

HOW HURRICANES ARE NAMED

By | Tourists | No Comments

As unusual Atlantic disturbance in the second week of January turned into Hurricane Alex, making it the first hurricane of 2016. It was the first Atlantic hurricane in January since Alice in 1955, and the first to form in that…

Read More

CAYMAN’S STORMY HURRICANE HISTORY

By | Household | No Comments

By Alan Markoff The past five hurricane seasons have been relatively quiet throughout the Cayman Islands, with no significant impacts from tropical storms or hurricanes. There haven’t even been many scares over that time period. However, throughout recorded history, Grand…

Read More