Tag Archives: torrential rains

local Farmer and Agricultural Consultant has expressed the view that the devastation created by the floods which impacted this country in December last year

A local Farmer and Agricultural Consultant has expressed the view that the devastation created by the floods which impacted this country in December last year, was caused by excessive cutting of the forests. Former Chief Agricultural Officer, Philmore Isaacs expressed the view, during NBC’s Views On Issues programme on Sunday, which examined the issue: Protecting… Continue Reading →

Jamaica-based hardware firm Tank Weld will be sending 1.6 million US dollars worth of building materials on concessionary terms….

Jamaica-based hardware firm Tank Weld will be sending 1.6 million US dollars worth of building materials on concessionary terms to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to assist in the rebuilding effort. According to a release from the company, this followed the destruction caused by flood rains here on Christmas Eve. At a media conference on… Continue Reading →

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has ordered over four million dollars worth of building materials from Jamaica….

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has ordered over four million dollars worth of building materials from Jamaica, to repair houses that were damaged during the low level trough system on December 24th. This was announced by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves at a Media Conference this morning. The Prime Minister says over… Continue Reading →

Arrangements are made for the replacement of refrigerators and stoves for persons whose items were damaged during the trough system last week.

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be providing some household items to individuals who were affected by the torrential rains and flooding on Christmas Eve. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves announced yesterday that arrangements are made for the replacement of refrigerators and stoves for persons whose items were damaged during the trough… Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer says he is committed to lending support to the recovery efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Chairman of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, Baldwin Spencer says he is committed to lending support to the recovery efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. He made this statement on Saturday during a Tour with Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves to the Windward side of… Continue Reading →

As Vincentians join with the rest of the world in celebrating Christmas today, several persons are now assessing the damage done by torrential rains last night.

As Vincentians join with the rest of the world in celebrating Christmas today, several persons are now assessing the damage done by torrential rains last night. Reports indicate that at least two persons have been reported missing as heavy overnight rains caused severe flooding here. Several areas were without electricity during the night and without pipe… Continue Reading →