Tag Archives: Christmas Eve

Shelter Managers have been outlining how persons have been coping with life while staying at Emergency Shelters

Shelter Managers have been outlining how persons have been coping with life while staying at Emergency Shelters following the disaster on Christmas Eve. The Shelter Managers say while many people have showed signs of depression as a result of the disruption to their livelihoods and the loss of relatives, they are continuing to work with… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said preliminary estimates show that this country sustained in excess of 350 million EC dollars in damage as a result of the Trough system

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said preliminary estimates show that this country sustained in excess of 350 million EC dollars in damage as a result of the Trough system which caused severe flooding on Christmas Eve. He presented the figure at a news conference yesterday which coincided with a visit from the French Embassy and… Continue Reading →

Organizers of the Hope For Life Concert which was held at the Victoria Park last Sunday, are making a tangible financial donation to the local recovery effort

Organizers of the Hope For Life Concert which was held at the Victoria Park last Sunday, are making a tangible financial donation to the local recovery effort following the Christmas Eve floods. Member of the Hope For Life Committee, Michael Peters, said the donation totals 11 thousand, 684 dollars and 50 cents. He said it… Continue Reading →

BRAGSA’s Beresford Phillips has commended the Government for its quick response to the need for rebuilding across the nation

Chairman of the Buildings Roads and General Services Authority (BRAGSA), Beresford Phillips has commended the Government for its quick response to the need for rebuilding across the nation. He made this statement during yesterday’s arrival of about five million dollars in Building material which arrived in the state via boat from Jamaica-based hardware firm Tank… Continue Reading →

Executive Director of NEMO Howie Prince said that there are currently still five Emergency Shelters opened

Executive Director of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), Howie Prince said that there are currently still five Emergency Shelters opened following the rains and flooding on Christmas Eve. He made this statement during a press briefing which was held today to update the nation on the status of the relief and recovery process. Mr…. Continue Reading →

CWSA is continuing its work on the Leeward side of the country to reconnect homes which experienced disruption to their water services…

The Central Water and Sewerage Authority is continuing its work on the Leeward side of the country to reconnect homes which experienced disruption to their water services as a result of the damage caused by flooding and landslides on Christmas Eve. Public Relations and Marketing Assistant at the Central Water and Sewerage Authority, Samantha George,… Continue Reading →

NBC Radio has joined the relief efforts which are currently under way to rebuild St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC Radio) has joined the relief efforts which are currently under way to rebuild St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This follows the rains and torrential flooding which accompanied the Trough System which caused tremendous devastation on Christmas Eve Night. To date NBC Radio has hosted a number of assistance programs for… Continue Reading →