Tag: Heavy rainfall

All pumps in Georgetown operational – Min. Mustapha

All pumps in Georgetown operational – Min. Mustapha

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 24, 2022

-ministry prepared to allocate additional resources to strengthen flood-response efforts  -Hydromet. dept. predicts continued rainfall in the coming days In ... Read More

Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) receives Flood Relief Supplies

Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) receives Flood Relief Supplies

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 29, 2021

The Regional Executive Office (REO) of Essequibo Islands-West Demerara (Region 3) today received 3000 cleaning hampers from the Civil Defence ... 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

‘We understand your pain’ – President Ali to flood-affected Region 7 residents

‘We understand your pain’ – President Ali to flood-affected Region 7 residents

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 5, 2021

His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali today assured residents of Region Seven that his Government will put both short-term and long-term ... Read More

CDC conducting flood impact assessment in Bartica, Region Seven

CDC conducting flood impact assessment in Bartica, Region Seven

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- May 27, 2021

-relief hampers distributed to residents Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Lt. Col. Kester Craig and a team ... Read More

Heavy rainfall expected from Friday to Sunday

Heavy rainfall expected from Friday to Sunday

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 8, 2021

The National Weather Watch Centre reports that moderate to heavy rainfall is expected from Friday April 9, 2021 to Sunday ... Read More

Flood affected Black Bush Polder farmers to receive assistance from Agri. Ministry

Flood affected Black Bush Polder farmers to receive assistance from Agri. Ministry

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 29, 2020

- NDIA to commence critical drainage works to minimize flooding With areas on the Coast continuing to experience instances of ... Read More

CDC activates the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) in response to floods

CDC activates the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) in response to floods

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 4, 2020

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) earlier today conducted assessments around the capital city of Georgetown which was impacted by the ... Read More

PUBLIC NOTICE – Ministerial Task Force formed to assess the situation with heavy rainfall

PUBLIC NOTICE – Ministerial Task Force formed to assess the situation with heavy rainfall

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 4, 2020

The Ministry of Public Works has dispatched engineers and technical officers to assess the situation on the ground in the ... Read More

Flood relief assistance rushed to Canal No. 1 residents

Flood relief assistance rushed to Canal No. 1 residents

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 28, 2017

DPI Guyana, Thursday, December 28, 2017 Officials from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) and ... Read More

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