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Jamaican Earthquake Unit

Through operating the Jamaica Seismograph Network and affiliating with other Caribbean and Regional networks, the Earthquake Unit seeks to understand earthquake processes in and around Jamaica and

University of the West Indies (UWI)

The University of the West Indies established in 1948 initially as an external College of the University of London and made fully independent in 1962, is the oldest, fully regional institution of h

Jamaican Forestry Department

The Agency is the Government’s lead agency responsible for the management and conservation of the country’s forest resources.

Jamaican Parish Councils

A Parish Council is the lowest local authority of governance in Jamaica. Local affairs are administered by individual Parish Councils whose members are elected.

Housing Trust of Jamaica (NHT)

The National Housing Trust (NHT) was established in 1976 through an amendment to the National Insurance Act of 1976.

Jamaican Rural Physical Planning Division (RPPD)

One of Jamaica's primary means of survival in the current global economic environment rests in agriculture.

Jamaican National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA)

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is an Executive Agency that became operational on April 1, 2001.

Jamaican Mines and Geology Division (MGD)

The MGD has the statutory responsibility under the Mining Act and the Quarries Control Act to exercise general supervision over all prospecting, mining and quarrying operations throughout the islan

Jamaican Water Resources Authority (WRA)

The Water Resources Authority (WRA) is responsible for the management, protection, and controlled allocation and use of Jamaica's water resources.

Jamaican Meteorological Service

The mission of the Meteorological Service is to take full advantage of the present knowledge of weather and climate, to take steps to improve significantly that knowledge and to foresee and prevent