Tag Archives: landslides

Rehabilitation And Reconstruction Efforts Preparations

The Government is currently preparing projects for the rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts, following the flooding and landslides which occurred on Christmas Eve. This was revealed by Chief Engineer, Brent Bailey, who said that the first aspect of this program will be to install Bailey Bridges in the affected communities to ensure the ease of travel… Continue Reading →

Vincentians may have to pay more for electricity in the coming months.

Vincentians may have to pay more for electricity in the coming months, as a result of the damage sustained by the Hydro Stations of the St.Vincent Electricity Services Limited VINLEC. Chief Executive Officer of VINLEC Thornley Myers explained how the natural disaster impacted the operations of the company, during a News Conference yesterday. Mr. Myers… Continue Reading →

An appeal is being made to Educators across the nation to exercise compassion in their interaction with students at this time

An appeal is being made to Educators across the nation to exercise compassion in their interaction with students at this time. The appeal came from Chief Education Officer, Lou-Ann Gilchrist during a News Conference last week. Miss Gilchrist said the Ministry of Education is providing special assistance to children who were impacted by the December… Continue Reading →

VINLEC, suffered an estimated 14-million dollars in damage overall from the flooding and landslides which occurred here in December last year

The St. Vincent Electricity Services Limited, VINLEC, suffered an estimated 14-million dollars in damage overall from the flooding and landslides which occurred here in December last year. The company hosted a News Conference today, to brief the media on the damage and to discuss the way forward In his presentation, Chief Executive Officer Thornley Myers… Continue Reading →

The National Broadcasting Corporation handed over a cheque to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves yesterday, to go towards the ongoing national recovery effort

The National Broadcasting Corporation handed over a cheque to Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves yesterday, to go towards the ongoing national recovery effort, in the wake of devastation caused by floods and landslides which occurred in December last year. The cheque, in the amount of 125-thousand dollars, represents part of the proceeds from a radiothon,… 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 →