The Government says it’s currently evaluating the impact the threat of Hurricane Matthew had on Jamaica’s economy.

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie told parliament this afternoon that factors such as the number of lost production hours are being taken into consideration.

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Mr. McKenzie gave details on the review of the country’s emergency response mechanisms.

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Mr. McKenzie urged persons to develop the discipline to take precaution in times of pending disaster.

Mr. McKenzie told parliament that ODPEM also has a presence in Haiti.

He says the Holness administration stands in solidarity with the people of Haiti.

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