• Hurricane Matthew: Press Release # 2

    OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT For Immediate Release Press Release # 2 Issued on: Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Hurricane Matthew …

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    Jamaicans Urged to Properly Dispose of Waste

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is urging persons to adopt responsible solid waste management and disposal practices. Speaking with JIS News, Public Relations …

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    NEPA Promotes Proper Waste Management

    The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is spearheading several initiatives to promote proper waste management and environmentally safe practices. The most recent thrust, dubbed …

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    Hunting on Forest Reserves Prohibited

    The Forestry Department is reminding the public that hunting on Forest Reserves is prohibited. Speaking in an interview with the JIS news, Legal Officer at …

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    NEPA to Clean Half Moon Bay

    Some 1,000 volunteers are expected to participate in the National Environment & Planning Agency’s (NEPA) beach clean-up exercise at Half Moon Bay in Hellshire, St. …

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    Drain-Cleaning Works Under Way in Lucea

    The Hanover Parish Council is undertaking drain-cleaning and maintenance works in the town of Lucea. Chairman of the Council, Mayor Wynter McIntosh, told JIS News …

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    Gov’t Closes Emergency Centres

    The Government has deactivated the National and Parish Emergency Operation Centres and closed all shelters that were opened in light of the inclement weather associated …

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