Tag: sea and river defence

Public Advisory: High Tides Alert

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- 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

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- 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

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- 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)

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- 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

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 20, 2018

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

Budgeted sea and river defence works to commence shortly

Budgeted sea and river defence works to commence shortly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 12, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, March 12, 2018 Given that most of Guyana’s population resides on the coast, the government remains committed ... Read More

Wallers Delight, Ruimzeight sea-defence works moving apace

Wallers Delight, Ruimzeight sea-defence works moving apace

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 12, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Friday, January 12, 2018 Residents of Wallers Delight and Ruimzeight will soon be free from saltwater intrusion as ... 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.