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JFB gets Fire Boats, Four New Trucks - Boats for Corporate Area and Montego Bay

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Honourable Desmond McKenzie, handed over more than J$300 million worth of equipment to enhance the capabilities of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB).

JFB gets Fire Boats, Four New Trucks

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Major boost for Clark’s Town, Trelawny

Monday, April 09, 2018

The Clark’s Town Market will undergo a $20 million rehabilitation project as part of the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development’s comprehensive programme to upgrade markets across the island. "Our markets are in desperate need of attention, and it is the obligation of the Government to ensure that we provide the necessary resources," said Portfolio Minister Honourable Desmond McKenzie.

Contract signed for Port Maria Market

Thursday, April 05, 2018

A contract valued at 56 million dollars to upgrade the Port Maria Market in St. Mary was signed at the offices of the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development in Kingston on Thursday, April 5, 2018.The upgrade forms phase one of the upgrading works for the facility, which is operated by the St. Mary Municipal Corporation.

Trelawny MC presents Local Sustainable Development Plan

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Trelawny Municipal Corporation has presented its Local Sustainable Development Plan (LSDP) aimed at guiding orderly growth, development and investment in the western parish.

New Building Act Passed

Thursday, February 22, 2018

More than 100 local government practitioners inclusive of directors of planning and building officers from across the island have been exposed to rudiments of new Building Act in an effort to enhance work performance in the execution of their duties.

Minister Hands Over Houses In Clarendon

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Honourable Minister Desmond McKenzie in prayer with (from left) Bishop Kenneth Letford, Councillor Karlene Benjamin, Deputy Mayor Clive Mundle and house recipient, Miss Patsy Wheatley.

Two Clarendon families were presented with keys to their new homes that were constructed under the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development’s Municipal Social Assistance Programme (MSAP).

JFB graduates 106 new firefighters

Monday, February 12, 2018

KINGSTON, JAMAICA: Some 106 recruits were officially presented as the newest members during a recent graduation exercise of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) in Tower Isle, St. Mary.

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

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.

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

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.