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MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FULL SCALE SECURITY AT DISPOSAL SITES ISLANDWIDE

Published: Friday | August 03, 2018

Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) and the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) are now protecting personnel and property at Disposal Sites island-wide, as part of a wider security plan being implemented in the wake of recent fires set at the locations. This was announced today by Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, after a special meeting held with the Board of the National Solid Waste Management Authority.


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MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT GETS ENHANCED SECURITY FOR WORKERS PUTTING OUT FIRE AND SMOKE AT RIVERTON DISPOSAL SITE

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has secured enhanced protection for all the workers involved in extinguishing the residual smoke at the Riverton Disposal Site, in the wake of threats issued against them

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Local Government To Employ More Young Persons For Summer

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MONTEGO BAY, July 19 (JIS): Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, has announced that there will be an increase in the number of participants employed in the agency’s Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP).

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Local Government Officials Exploring Strategies To Enhance Operations

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

MONTEGO BAY, July 18 (JIS): Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, says the staging of the inaugural conference on local governance provides the opportunity to explore strategies aimed at enhancing operations.

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PM Recommends Training For Community Members As Disaster First Responders

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

MONTEGO BAY, July 18 (JIS): Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is recommending that community members be trained as disaster first responders. Addressing the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development's Local Governance Conference in Montego Bay on July 17,2018; Mr. Holness also challenged the island’s municipal corporations to train their staff in disaster management.

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