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Matelot 2A disaster!

That’s how Chairman for Sangre Grande Regional Corporation Terry Rondon is describing the situation in matelot and environs this morning.

In a televised interview this morning he revealed that help has been coming to the affected residents, however a lot more still needs to be done.

He said that soldiers were on the ground rendering help and responders are still doing all they can to alleviate the situation.

He described the devastation that he saw when looking at the damages.

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One hundred is the latest count of people affected by Wednesday’s bad weather along the Toco Coast.

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management reveals that several villages in the rural area were affected by landslides, fallen trees and blocked roads.

Chief Executive Officer of the ODPM, Dr Stephen Ramroop, gave an update on the development during an interview with News Power Now.

Dr Ramroop explained that the assessment teams continue with work and later on, the organization will be in a better position to explain action being taken to help those affected.

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Chairman of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation, Terry Martin Rondon

Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Stephen Ramroop

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation, Terry Martin Rondon said the corporation has been appealing for a disaster centre in Toco, whereby he can ensure that residents are safe.

Chairman of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation, Martin Terry Rondon

 

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