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Top officials of the United States advocacy group, National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP), will meet with Chief Executive Officer of the Office of National Reconstruction (ONR), Danville Walker, on Tuesday, October 19, as the group seeks to make its contribution to the current reconstruction effort.
This disclosure was made by Communications Liaison in the ONR, Tracey Hamilton, in an interview with JIS News.
She said that Head of the NAACP, Washington Bureau, Hilary Shelton and Head of the Women in NAACP, Dr. Thelma Daley, will also be meeting with a number of organizations. These include the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ministry of Finance and Planning.
Miss Hamilton also added that the NAACP officials would be touring Portland Cottage in Clarendon with Mr. Walker on Tuesday afternoon, to witness first hand the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Ivan more than four weeks ago.