The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development

Emergency Management
Local Government and Community Development Minister, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, fills a cup at the water shop that was opened in Marlie Hill, Manchester, on May 14. Councillor for the Grove Town Division, Iceval Brown (right); Mandeville Mayor, Councillor Donovan Mitchell (2nd right), and land donors, Sonia Beckford (left) and Monica Beckford, look on.

Emergency Management

Drought Mitigation • Over $250 million was spent to truck water to communities across the island. • A water shop was opened in Marlie Hill, Manchester, to alleviate chronic shortage…

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Improved Service Delivery
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie (third left), cuts the ribbon symbolising the official handover of four new fire trucks to the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB), during a ceremony at the fire boat station in Newport East, Kingston. Others (from left) are: Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams; Chairman, JFB Board of Directors, Russell Hadeed; and then JFB Commissioner, Raymond Spencer.

Improved Service Delivery

Significant work was carried out by the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development during 2018 to improve service delivery to Jamaicans. Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) • The JFB acquired…

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