Entries Tagged as 'Hurricane Shelters'

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Residents stay away from Rocky Point shelters

Up to 5:00 pm, several residents of the Rocky Point community were seen on the road playing football and dominos, seemingly oblivious to the threat of the impending storm. Residents say, despite the storm, they are reluctant to relocate, partly because of the distance to the shelters and partly because they see it as routine. […]

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

Shelters in need of more supplies

Francine Black, Staff Reporter Several residents who had sought escape from the wrath of Hurricane Dean at provided shelters were today displeased with the conditions they turned up to find. Photo by Norman Grindley/Deputy Chief Photographer: Cynthia Smith and her grandson try remain calm ease despite knowing that Hurricane Dean was about to hit Jamaica. Ms. […]

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

Sheltering inside the National Arena

Leighton Williams, Gleaner Staff Reporter Muriel McCarthy and her cousin Rachel Taylor left nothing to chance on Sunday night when she and her cousin moved into the National Arena, St. Andrew as they prepared for Hurricane Dean. Muriel who said she was in her 70’s sat in her wheelchair and watched as several children kicked a tennis ball and […]