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Pedro River Water Supply System Launched

Residents of Pedro River, St. Ann, are happy that the Government, the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) and the European Union (EU) have combined to have the Pedro River Water Supply System completed. The system was officially handed over at … Continued


$20 Million Water Supply Project Opens in Hanover

The $20 million Askenish to Dias water supply project in Hanover was officially commissioned into service by Minister of Water and Housing, Dr. Horace Chang, on Thursday (Jan. 23). The project, which was initiated in January 2008, involved the laying … Continued


Work Begins on Lands for Hurricane Victims

Work is to commence next week on the 12 hectares (30 acres) of land in Salt Savannah and 16 hectares (40 acres) in Shearer’s Heights Clarendon for the relocation of residents of the Rocky Point and Portland Cottage communities respectively. … Continued


Hurricane Cheques to be Disbursed November 3

Householders who suffered total destruction of their units in the passage of Hurricane Ivan on September 10, can now look forward to the disbursement of cheques, commencing on Wednesday, November 3. Prior to the commencement of disbursements, island wide verifications … Continued


RGD Reminds Public to Store Records Safely

With a little more than four weeks remaining in the hurricane season, the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) is reminding the public of the importance of proper records management in their homes and offices, in the event of a natural disaster. … Continued


Householders Urged to Purify Stored Water

As the 2004 hurricane season progresses, the Ministry of Health is advising persons who store water for domestic use, to ensure that supplies are safe for drinking and preparing food. The caution is especially directed at residents of the parishes … Continued

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