Around 13:45 to 14:15 hours Wednesday afternoon high winds and heavy rains hit the community of Kamarang in Cuyuni -Mazaruni Region Seven. The GECOM Office in the area suffered the most damage. According to the Registration Officer, Ganesh Persaud attached to the office, the solar panel on the building “was ripped off the roof and is badly damaged.”
Over in Waramadong, the entire roof of a dwelling house, owned by Devonish Joseph was torn off by high winds. Consequently, all household articles were swamped due to heavy rains.
Civil Defense Commissioner (CDC), Director General Colonel (retired), Chabilall Ramsarup confirmed that Joseph’s house is the only building damaged in Waramadong.
The Department of Public Information (DPI)will provide details as they become available.
Georgetown, Guyana – (September 19, 2017) President David Granger said that a broader platform is needed to effectively provide protection and relief to Caribbean States that are vulnerable to natural disasters. He noted that urgent efforts must be made to strengthen the capabilities of the...