‘Hurricane Drainage to Cost Half-a-Billion’ – NWA


Communications Manager at the National Works Agency, NWA, Stephen Shaw says drain cleaning for this hurricane season will cost approximately half-a-billion dollars.

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Mr.Shaw was speaking at the launch of Disaster Preparedness month at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel today.

He says the drainage cleaning initiative will take place in three phases.

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Mr. Shaw says drain cleaning for the hurricane season began late last year.

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