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The Social Services Unit of the Housing Development Corporation (HDC) will conduct an assessment to determine whether emergency relief could be provided to Ramrajie Chance, the pregnant mother of five, who was told to leave a shelter on Friday after her home was flooded during Tropical Storm Bret.

In a telephone interview yesterday, Housing...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Government has established a $25M relief fund to assist in recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Bret.

The announcement was made at today's post-Cabinet media conference.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Coast Guard and fire officers are searching for a man who disappeared underwater when the boat in which he was a passenger flipped over in the Godineau River this morning.
 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A full term pregnant woman, trapped by rising flood waters, was yesterday rescued by a Guardian Media team and residents of St Helena Village, after waiting for over two hours in vain for help from the Regiment and the Office of the Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM).

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Cipero River has not been dredged for seven years but after the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello personally supervised its cleaning yesterday.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Defeated and frustrated, Moruga farmer Clifton Coker went back into the Trinity Hills forests yesterday to cut logs to rebuild his home after it was smashed by a fallen tree during the passage of Tropical Storm Bret on Monday.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) officials said passengers on the airbridge left stranded during the passage of Tropical Storm Bret have been flown to their respective destinations.

Between June 16 and 19 the airline moved 10,862 passengers between the two islands.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The third victim of Monday’s triple murder at John John, East Port-of-Spain has been identified as Venezuelan national Miguel Matillo, 24.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Oropune Gardens, which sustained significant flooding in the wake of the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, was subjected to major clean-up activities by Housing Development Corporation crews over the last 48 hours.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

As Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley drove through the Debe, Penal and San Francique communities to assess flooding damage yesterday, disgruntled residents expressed their dissatisfaction at the response from the state authorities.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Criticised by the Opposition for not responding to citizens’ cry for help in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Bret, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday he was busily working in Tobago.

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