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Charles HLDC Is Going Smooth Distribution

General Manager of the Housing and Land Development Corporation (HLDC), Elvis Charles said the distribution of building materials to Vincentians is progressing smoothly. He tells NBC News that this follows the disaster on Christmas Eve into Christmas Day last year. Mr. Charles said the distribution is being done for persons who did not suffer major… Continue Reading →

HLDC Recovery Process Is Going Smoothly

The Housing and Land Development Corporation (HLDC) said the ongoing relief and recovery process is progressing smoothly. This follows the damage which was caused during the disaster on Christmas Eve into Christmas Day in December 2013. General Manager of the Housing and Land Development Corporation (HLDC), Elvis Charles said they have already commenced the distribution… Continue Reading →

Consideration Is Being Made For An Increase In Assistance

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves said consideration is being made for an increase in the level of assistance being provided by the World Bank, to assist in the ongoing disaster recovery effort. He made the point while addressing a news conference yesterday to mark the official presentation of a 320 thousand US dollar grant from… Continue Reading →

Red Cross Continues Their Training Programs

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross Society is continuing their training programs throughout the year to ensure that they are ready to respond to any disasters which may affect the state. This was revealed by Director General Bernard “BT” Marksman during a recent News Conference. Mr. Marksman said they continue to train persons… Continue Reading →

The principal, staff, students and parents of the North Union Secondary School has responded overwhelmingly to a student’s cry for help

The principal, staff, students and parents of the North Union Secondary School has responded overwhelmingly to a student’s cry for help. Casran Hackshaw, a fourth form student of the North Union Secondary School was left homeless after the trough system last year washed away his entire home shared with this mom, Leotha Hackshaw, in South… Continue Reading →

Entertainment Coordinator for the Rise Up Charity Concert, Charles Villareal said many Vincentians are underestimating the scope of the damages the nation sustained during the disaster on Christmas Eve

Entertainment Coordinator for the Rise Up Charity Concert, Charles Villareal said many Vincentians are underestimating the scope of the damages the nation sustained during the disaster on Christmas Eve. He is therefore appealing to the public to support the Rise Up Concert and other activities which are being held to aid in the nation’s recovery… Continue Reading →