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‘Drop…Cover…Roll’ - Earthquake Awareness Week 2018 launched

Published: Wednesday | January 10, 2018
From left:ODPEM's Director General, Major Clive Davis, with Mrs. Marsha Henry Martin; along with Mr. Garielle Parini and Professor Alfredo Ladillinsky of the Emabassy of Argentina in Jamaica.From left:ODPEM's Director General, Major Clive Davis, with Mrs. Marsha Henry Martin; along with Mr. Garielle Parini and Professor Alfredo Ladillinsky of the Emabassy of Argentina in Jamaica.

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Jamaicans are being urged to demonstrate personal responsibility and exercise more proactive measures to mitigate the effects of natural disasters- particularly earthquakes.


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EMERGENCY FUNDING GRANTED FOR RESTORATIVE WORKS IN RAIN-DAMAGED PARISHES

Monday, January 08, 2018

KINGSTON, JAMAICA - Minister of Local Government and Community Development Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has approved J$10 million in emergency allocations in the aftermath of heavy rain, flooding and landslides in Portland, St. Ann, St. Mary and Trelawny.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTER LAUDS OUTSTANDING LIFE AND SERVICE OF COUNCILLOR MELVIN JONES

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, is hailing the life of work of the late Melvin Jones, Councillor for the May Pen North Division of the Clarendon Municipal Corporation. Mr. Jones passed away in December after ailing for some time.

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Pennants water shop opens

Thursday, December 14, 2017

PENNANTS, CLARENDON: Jamaica’s first water shop prototype is officially open in Pennants, Clarendon. The project - undertaken by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development at a cost of $8.7 million - will make potable water more accessible to more than 1,000 residents in and around Pennants.

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Ministry gives Kingsvale Police Station major facelift

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Superintendent Sharon Beeput, Commanding Officer for the Hanover Police Division and the Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, at the Kingsvale Police Station.

KINGSVALE, HANOVER: The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development has effected $7 million in repairs to the Kingsvale Police Station in Western Hanover. The rehabilitation was undertaken as an activity of Local Government Month and Community Month, celebrated annually during the month of November.

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