Caribbean-Americans Advised to Take Necessary Precautions as Hurricane Dorian Approaches

MIAMI, Florida – Jamaica’s Consul General to the Southern USA, Oliver Mair is advising all Jamaican, and other Caribbean nationals in Florida, to immediately take the necessary precautions as Hurricane Dorian continues to approach Florida and forecast to impact the state as a Category 4 storm early next week.

Meanwhile, the Consulate General Office in Miami is trying to make contact with all local government administration authorities in areas that are expected to be impacted. Some Jamaican coordinating agencies have all been put on alert, part of a rapid response team being coordinated by the Consulate.

A large number of Jamaicans are employed in the hospitality and agricultural sectors in the United States under the Ministry of Labor and Social Security Overseas Employment Program.  Several Jamaican students are also enrolled in the tertiary institutions in the areas.

The Consulate Office can be contacted for further information at 305-374-8431 or email contactus@jamaicacgmiami.org.

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