Tag: sea and river defence

Investment in sea defence is an investment in agriculture – Min. Edghill

Investment in sea defence is an investment in agriculture – Min. Edghill

- August 10, 2022

- $550M approved to strengthen sea and river defence Protecting Guyana’s farmlands is essential to the country realising its full ... Read More

Guyana’s sea and river defence strengthened in 2021

Guyana’s sea and river defence strengthened in 2021

- January 13, 2022

Minister of Public Works, Bishop Juan Edghill, MP, said government will continue to work with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) ... Read More

Public Advisory: High Tides Alert

- March 25, 2021

The Ministry of Public Works would like to advise the general public to take all necessary precautions during the spring ... Read More

Ministry of Public Works assessing impacts of extreme spring tide on coastal and riverine communities

Ministry of Public Works assessing impacts of extreme spring tide on coastal and riverine communities

- September 17, 2020

- Measures being taken to minimise flooding The Ministry of Public Works is assessing the impacts of the current spring ... Read More

$1.8B in Air and water transport recorded for 2019

$1.8B in Air and water transport recorded for 2019

- July 6, 2020

—sea and river defence infrastructure saw additional $1.8B spending to execute emergency works DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 6, 2020 At ... Read More

Mahaicony sea defence strengthened

Mahaicony sea defence strengthened

- July 10, 2019

─ “They came fast and sent some machines to fill up the canal” - a rice farmer recalls ─ additional ... Read More

Govt working to rectify Mahaicony sea defence breach

Govt working to rectify Mahaicony sea defence breach

- July 7, 2019

─ excavators deployed to assist farmers ─ tons of boulders placed at affected site, more to arrive on Wednesday DPI, ... Read More

PUBLIC ADVISORY (HIGH TIDES ALERT)

PUBLIC ADVISORY (HIGH TIDES ALERT)

- April 18, 2019

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure would like to advise the general public to take all necessary precautions during the spring ... Read More

Gov’t allocates GY$98.5m for restoration of Guyana’s natural sea defences

- April 8, 2019

…structures to be constructed to accelerate accretion process, increase shoreline elevation In Guyana, mangroves provide protection for over 90% of ... Read More

Disaster Risk Management workshop moves to Regions 3 and 6

Disaster Risk Management workshop moves to Regions 3 and 6

- October 20, 2018

- EU funds consultations on strengthening existing Sea and River Defence Acts and drafting a new Disaster Risk Management Bill ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.