CDEMA- Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency MetaDesc http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:42:58 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb GUYANA: Emergency Situation at Jawalla Village, Region 7 http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1721:guyana-emergency-situation-at-jawalla-village-region-7-&catid=35:press-releases http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1721:guyana-emergency-situation-at-jawalla-village-region-7-&catid=35:press-releases On Friday August 18, 2017, the Civil Defense Commission (CDC) of Guyana reported that, a storm impacted the village of Jawalla in Region 7, Guyana. The village was severely affected by this storm which resulted in damages to property, loss of life and disruption of livelihoods.

In the aftermath of the storm, a 29 year old pregnant woman and mother of two died when her house collapsed on her. The storm also affected the infrastructure in the village; four (4) homes were completely destroyed, while five (5) homes and two (2) shops were partially damaged. ]]> [email protected] (Prince Thomas) frontpage Wed, 23 Aug 2017 20:20:40 +0000 SURINAME: Severe weather conditions, causing damage to multiple structures. http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1720:suriname-severe-weather-conditions-causing-damage-to-multiple-structures&catid=35:press-releases http://www.cdema.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1720:suriname-severe-weather-conditions-causing-damage-to-multiple-structures&catid=35:press-releases The National Coordination Center for Disaster Relief (NCCR) of Suriname reported strong winds and heavy rainfall on August 17, 2017 which caused damage in the following districts: