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Catastrophe Response Service Ready to Roll

With the start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, the JNGI Mobile Catastrophe Response Service (MCRS) is prepared for all eventualities, says Andrea Gordon-Martin, Assistant General Manager for Operations.

Early forecasts by the Colorado State University and from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the United States, report a below average season for the low pressure systems which develop into hurricanes. However, Mrs. Gordon-Martin points out that the prediction was similar in 2012 when Hurricane Sandy levelled parts of Eastern Jamaica.

Squash Team Victorious with JNGI Support

The victory of the Men’s Team in the Caribbean Area Squash Association’s (CASA) Senior Championships for the second consecutive year had special relevance for JNGI.

The insurer had provided vital sponsorship assistance to help send Jamaica’s Senior National Squash Team to Cayman in August. The victory was particularly noteworthy, with the Jamaican team having won the regional team title for the first time since 2005.

Drive Smart with JNGI

The new JNGI Drive Smart motor insurance policy aims to provide affordable insurance to younger drivers, says Lynford Reece, Senior Manager, Distribution.

Providing motor insurance for young drivers, and particularly young male drivers, can be a challenge, Mr. Reece said. This is because they are responsible for a disproportionate number of the accidents on the roads, and thus face higher premium payments.

ODPEM wants building code to be passed, applied

The Daily Observer
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

JAMAICA'S Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wants legislation supporting the building code to be passed and applied, which the agency says is crucial in the country's preparation for earthquakes.

"Every structure and especially government infrastructure must be built to that code and that needs to be retro-fitted and I think that is the direction we need to focus," said Ronald Jackson, director general of the ODPEM.

ODPEM wants building code to be passed, applied

The Daily Observer
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

JAMAICA'S Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) wants legislation supporting the building code to be passed and applied, which the agency says is crucial in the country's preparation for earthquakes.

"Every structure and especially government infrastructure must be built to that code and that needs to be retro-fitted and I think that is the direction we need to focus," said Ronald Jackson, director general of the ODPEM.