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EVENT:

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

PROGNOSIS:

Flood waters have started to recede in most of the flood affected communities in Region 8, however the water levels remains relatively constant in Region 7.

The Guyana Hydrometeorological Service (HYDROMET) has forecasted that showers can be expected during the afternoon hours in the North Pakaraimas. As a result, both Regions 7 and 8 may experience some rainfall, including the communities currently affected by flooding.

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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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EVENT:

Flooding in the villages of Kaibarupai, Waipa, and Chenapau.

PROGNOSIS:

The southern and southwestern sections of Region 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) experienced heavy downpours of rain over the last two weeks with the most recent being May 13 and 17, 2017. This resulted in flooding in some areas of the region, as well as, increase in the river levels. Additional rainfall, delay in response operations may exacerbate the unfolding situation in the affected communities.

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Message: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake jolted Trinidad and Tobago and was felt in Grenada on Tuesday December 06, 2016.

Situation:
According to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre (SRC) the 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred at 5:42PM (Local Time) at a depth of 29KM. The earthquake was located Latitude 11.04N and Longitude 60.70W at 15.0 km SSE of Scarborough Trinidad and Tobago. The following aftershocks were also recorded within the same vicinity:

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