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President activates Cabinet level task force to respond to current rainy season

President Irfaan Ali on Saturday activated a Cabinet-level task force to respond to the current rainy season and potential flood impacts across Guyana, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) stated. The task force, led by Prime Minister Mark Phillips, will work in tandem with all local authorities to ensure that all response and mitigative systems are in place and functional. “These ...

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Severe flood at Grove, East Bank Demerara

Homes, businesses and yards in a section of Grove, East Bank Demerara, were Wednesday night inundated by flood waters from the nearby Demerara River as a result of a damaged koker (sluice), authorities said. The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) said the Diamond Secondary School has been identified as a temporary shelter for residents affected by the breached koker in the ...

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Gov’t mobilising basic supplies for vulnerable communities; Nagamootoo vows “there will be no abuse”

In light of the month-long emergency measures instituted by the Ministry of Public Health in the fight against COVID-19, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is mobilising resources to support vulnerable persons and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic that has sickened and killed people in Guyana. The CDC is harnessing the resources through the National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) and, according ...

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