GOJ Sets Up Bank Account To Assist Bahamas Post-Dorian

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government of Jamaica has set up a National Commercial Bank, NCB account to assist the people of the Bahamas post-Hurricane Dorian.

Mr Holness says Jamaicans should be on the alert in light of the recent disaster in the Bahamas.

The Prime Minister also urged residents in low- lying and flood-prone areas to adhere to the evacuation warnings and alerts.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Holness says the government’s disaster response plan is already in place.

But, he insists that despite intense and continuous preparation, the country cannot become complacent.

He charged MPs to become more visible and proactive in their disaster mitigation efforts.

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness addressing the House of Representatives yesterday.



Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.


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