Government Purchases New Weather Radar

A new weather radar valued at approximately US$3 million has been purchased by the Government for the Meteorological Station at Coopers Hill, St. Andrew. This …

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PM Urges Hurricane Preparedness

With the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season now in its most active period, Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is calling on Jamaicans to remain …

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DART Heads to The Bahamas

The first contingent of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) has been dispatched to the Bahamas following the passage of hurricane Dorian. The Government of …

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Focus on Earthquake Awareness in January

Parish Disaster Co-ordinator for St. Elizabeth, Yvonne Morrison is reminding Jamaicans to make adequate preparations, should an earthquake occur. Updating JIS News about plans for …

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Ozone Act to be Passed by Year-End

The Ozone Act should be passed in the Houses of Parliament by the end of the year, enabling Jamaica to officially participate in the global …

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