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Help for victims of gun, arson attack in Clarendon

Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 4:31 PMCecelia Cambpell

Help is being provided to the families in Windsor Avenue, May Pen, Clarendon who were victims of a gun and arson attack early Monday morning.

Eight families are now homeless.

Acting parish manager for Clarendon for the Ministry of Labour and Social Security Warren Green told The Gleaner that relief packages including toiletries, blankets, and sheets have so far been distributed to the affected persons.

Green said more help is to be provided.

The Social Development Commission's parish manager Baldvin McKenzie has indicated that a team is conducting an assessment with the aim of rendering assistance to the families.

Meanwhile, McKenzie, who also co-chairs the Clarendon Inter Agency Network, said that key agencies will be carrying out an intervention in the community.

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