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NEWS YOU CAN USE: The Indigent Housing Programme

January 26, 2023
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development reintroduced the Indigent Housing Programme in 2017 under its Municipal Social Assistance Programme (MSAP). The Ministry appreciates that housing is a fundamental…

Two more indigent houses handed over in St. Mary

January 23, 2023
Two additional indigent housing solutions with a cost tag of J$9.5 million were handed over in St. Mary on Friday (January 20). The beneficiaries are 64-year-old Shirley Nugent of Hamilton…

Port Maria family gets new home -Solution built under the Ministry of Local Government’s Indigent Housing Programme

January 18, 2023
PORT MARIA, St. Mary: A family from Crane Park in Port maria is the latest beneficiary of a J$9 million indigent housing solution from the Ministry of Local Government and…

Port Maria, St. Mary gets new multi-million fire station

January 16, 2023
PORT MARIA, St. Mary: Prime Minster Andrew Holness officially opened the new J$258 million Port Maria Fire Station during a special ceremony in St. Mary on January 13.   “We…

January 8-14 Is Earthquake Awareness Week

January 10, 2023
KINGSTON, Jan. 6 (JIS):                 The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) is spearheading a series of activities for Earthquake Awareness Week 2023 from January 8-14. Under the…