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FIRE BRIGADE URGES VIGILANCE TO PREVENT BUSHFIRES

March 13, 2023
KINGSTON, March  9 (JIS): Members of the public are being urged to exercise greater vigilance to prevent bushfires. Commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB), Stewart Beckford, who made the appeal,…

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTER SOUNDS ALARM ABOUT HIGH NUMBER OF BUSHFIRES BEING CAUSED BY HUMAN ACTION

March 7, 2023
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, is expressing grave concern about the very high number of bush-fires being directly caused by human activity across the country.…

The Municipal Social Assistance Programme

March 6, 2023
The Government in its commitment to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and strengthen service delivery to citizens; embarked on a programme to transform the Poor Relief System into…

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT MINISTER MOURNS DEATH OF COUNCILLOR FOR ISLINGTON DIVISION

March 2, 2023
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, has expressed shock and sadness at the passing of the Councillor for the Islingston Division in St. Mary, Mr. Lincoln…

Rural Development Programme advances in Chambers Pen, Hanover

February 28, 2023
The multi-faceted Rural Development Programme (RDP) is progressing in the community of Chambers Pen, Western Hanover. The RDP is spearheaded by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development. “The…