Tag Archives: Hurricane Beryl

Guyana to help restore Jamaica’s hurricane-affected electricity supply

Guyana is among several Caribbean countries that would be sending personnel to Jamaica to help that island restore electricity to several areas that are still without electricity about two weeks since Hurricane Beryl struck, officials said Wednesday. Prime Minister Mark Phillips told Demerara Waves Online News that “we are sending five linesmen to assist with electrical network repairs.” He said ...

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First shipment of Guyana’s relief supplies arrives in Beryl-ravaged Grenada

Guyana’s Civil Defence Commission (CDC) said the first shipment of relief aid to Grenada from Guyana has arrived in the hurricane-affected country where three people were killed by Beryl. The relief items included generators, water purification tablets, chainsaws, batteries, hygiene items and other necessities. CDC Director General, Retired Colonel Nazrul Hussain officially handed over the items to Grenada’s Minister for ...

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Guyana promises to rush aid to hurricane-devastated St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves said he has received a commitment from Guyana’s President, Irfaan Ali to rush a quantity of building materials to Union Island, one of the Grenadines, where Hurricane Beryl smashed more more than 90 percent of the houses. “In one case, the President of Guyana has indicated that he would send ...

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Guyana on standby to deploy security personnel to Grenada after Hurricane Beryl passes

Prime Minister of Grenada, Dickon Mitchell on Monday said that Guyana was on standby to deploy security personnel to his tri-island country after the violent category four storm, Hurricane Beryl, passes. He told a news briefing hours before that he was in contact with President Irfaan Ali and the Grenadian and top civilian security personnel were also communicating with one ...

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