181 children still missing; support programme launched
Source: Jamaica Observer, Thursday, April 30, 2009
A total of 181 of the 960 children who went missing last year were unaccounted for up until late yesterday.
This was disclosed by head of the Hear the Children Cry Committee, Betty Ann Blaine, at yesterday's launch of the Missing Children's Support Programme at the Swallowfield Primary and Junior High School in St Andrew.
According to Blaine, 772 of the children who went missing throughout 2008 returned to their families. Seven were found dead.
Children accounted for 66 per cent of the 1,446 persons who were reported missing in 2008. [Read Full Story]