Situation Report #3 - Flooding in Guyana - as of 18:00 hours, Friday May 19th, 2017

EVENT:

Flooding in villages in Regions 7 (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) and 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) as a result of heavy rainfall.

PROGNOSIS:

The flood situation is increasing in regards to the area impacted. Flooding is now impacting communities in Region 7 as it is raining in both regions with more rain forecasted. The CDC has commenced coordinating response efforts and will be having flights into the affected communities commencing Saturday May 20th, 2017; these flights will be delivering food items, bleach, medication and clothing to the affected population.

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CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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