Tag: flooding

Prime Minister lauds proactive response to flooding

Prime Minister lauds proactive response to flooding

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 15, 2021

-Calls on citizens to play their part in keeping their environment clean Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips today lauded ... Read More

Over 90% of coastal drainage infrastructure operational – PM

Over 90% of coastal drainage infrastructure operational – PM

Kemol King Kemol King- December 13, 2021

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret’d) Mark Phillips, said that over 90 per cent of drainage infrastructure, including pumps and sluices, are ... Read More

President activates Cabinet Level Taskforce to respond to current rainy season

President activates Cabinet Level Taskforce to respond to current rainy season

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 12, 2021

The President of Guyana, His Execellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, today activated a Cabinet Level Task Force to respond to ... Read More

Vendors bemoan flood waters in capital city

Vendors bemoan flood waters in capital city

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- December 10, 2021

─ call on City Council to address issue Guyana is experiencing another season of heavy and consistent rainfall. On Friday, ... Read More

Sections of Georgetown flooded following heavy rainfall

Sections of Georgetown flooded following heavy rainfall

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 10, 2021

-Agri. Minister assesses city’s drainage structures, calls on M&CC to better manage structures Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha, along with officials ... Read More

Hundreds of Pomeroon farmers benefit from Gov’t’s flood relief cash grant

Hundreds of Pomeroon farmers benefit from Gov’t’s flood relief cash grant

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 11, 2021

-as Gov’t rollouts initiative in Region Two -additional planting material, seeds, seedlings to be distributed as part of flood-relief efforts ... Read More

Farmers receive close to $1B in Gov’t latest flood-relief distribution drive

Farmers receive close to $1B in Gov’t latest flood-relief distribution drive

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 6, 2021

- Agri. Minister says Gov’t will continue to invest in citizens Over the weekend, over 5000 farmers from Region Five ... Read More

Continued support for Region Five flood-affected residents

Continued support for Region Five flood-affected residents

Neola Damon Neola Damon- August 30, 2021

Flood-affected residents of Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) continue to receive support from the Regional Administration and other stakeholders. Communities including Little ... Read More

Flood waters rise in Eteringbang, Region Seven

Flood waters rise in Eteringbang, Region Seven

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 29, 2021

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) received reports that flood waters have risen significantly in Eteringbang, Region Seven. According to preliminary ... Read More

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