Jamaica House has released the names of private sector companies that have pledged contributions to the Jamaica Hurricane Relief Fund established by Prime Minister P.J. Patterson to deal with the recovery following hurricane Ivan.
The pledges were made at a special meeting convened by the Prime Minister with private sector leaders at Jamaica House on Tuesday, September 13, 2004.
$200M + Resources “in kind”.
(15.5M) – Primary schools in Clarendon, Westmoreland,
St. Elizabeth, and in particular Cave Valley, St. Ann
J$300M to Development Bank of Jamaica @ 9-1/2% for farmers
for 7 years
$100M matching $150M loan facility four percentage points
above “low-base” rate
$200M facility to staff (up to $100K) for each at 5% for
Participating through Jamaica Chamber of Commerce in respect
of food items as needed to supply in collaboration with
$5M to Red Cross and $5M ODPEM
A-340 aircraft brought in relief supplies in co-ordination
with US relief agencies
Company of Jamaica
US$100,000 “plus international connections”
to offer Agricultural experts in October
offer free freight from Miami
Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce
Have opened fund
Money Market Brokers
$5M for relief $5M for reconstruction