Parts of the Rupununi are inundated with water. Regional officials are engaged in an emergency meeting to address the issue.
Three houses have been flooded and the residents from those homes have been evacuated. Two shelters are being set up this evening at the Arapaima Primary School building and another location to accommodate residents who may need to be evacuated.
In total 26 persons are threatened and may need to be evacuated.
The latest area to be affected is Tabatinga as the Tabatinga creek continues to overflow its banks, affecting residents on its right bank.
DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, October 21, 2017 The Minister of Social Protection gave assurances to the residents of La Parfaite Harmonie on Saturday that she will do “everything and anything possible to ensure our children are safe”. Minister Amna Ally’s visit to the La Parfaite Harmononie...