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MESSAGE FROM THE MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR WORLD HOMELESS DAY 2023

October 10, 2023
The theme for this year’s recognition of World Homeless Day is one that I am particularly passionate about. The reality of violence against homeless people is global, and from all…

SPECIAL FEATURE: Managing the homeless facilities

October 5, 2023
  FALMOUTH, Trelawny: Given the august responsibility and nature of their jobs; the administrators tasked with the day-to-day operations of the Ministry’s Drop-In Centres are expected to provide effective leadership…

SPECIAL FEATURE: The stories of the homeless

October 4, 2023
OCHO RIOS, St. Ann: “Good treatment, love and care” is why 26-year-old Jessica Daley continues to visit the Ocho Rios Drop-In Centre in St. Ann. Here she receives meals, medical…

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT JOINS EFFORT TO CONTAIN DENGUE

October 3, 2023
KINGSTON,  (JIS): The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development will be providing funds for the emergency response to contain the dengue outbreak, says Portfolio Minister, Hon. Desmond McKenzie. Speaking…

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September 28, 2023
  Jamaica’s Homeless Programme Below is a summary of some of the initiatives of the Homeless Programme: PARISH COMMITTEES FOR THE HOMELESS: Each parish is required to establish a Parish…