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National Cleanup Campaign postponed due to threat of Tropical Storm Matthew

Published: Thursday | September 29, 2016

The next phase of the National Cleanup Campaign has been postponed until further notice, in view of the potential threat of Tropical Storm Matthew to Jamaica. Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, whose Ministry is spearheading the Campaign, noted that all partners in the Campaign have been advised of the latest developments.


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MAJOR GOVERNANCE CHANGES COMING FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Friday, June 24, 2016

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced a raft of new compliance measures for the improved management of and by Local Authorities.

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NEW FIRE STATIONS COMING FOR MONTEGO BAY AND PORT MARIA

Friday, June 24, 2016

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie has announced the construction of new Fire Stations in St. James and St. Mary.

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NEW INFIRMARY AND MARKET PROJECTS COMING THIS FINANCIAL YEAR

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie announced new local government infrastructure projects in Parliament yesterday.

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The Secretary-General Message on World Day To Combat Desertification And Drought M

Friday, June 17, 2016

Desertification, land degradation, drought and climate change are interconnected. As a result of land degradation and climate change, the severity and frequency of droughts have been increasing, along with floods and extreme temperatures. More than 50 per cent of agricultural land is moderately or severely degraded, with 12 million hectares lost to production each year.

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