Friday 30 October, 2020

Roofs blown off, residents to get relief grants

Photo via Facebook, the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government.

Photo via Facebook, the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government.

Relief grants will be provided to residents within the Couva/ Tabaquite/ Talparo district whose roofs were partially blown off following inclement weather across the country on Friday.

Reports of the damage were received from Nelson Street, Freeport and Ramdhanie Street, St Margaret's, Claxton Bay.

The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government advised that assessments were conducted to ascertain the extent of the damage.

The Ministry’s Disaster Management Unit provided tarpaulins to the affected households.

The Ministry further advised that reference letters for relief grants are being drafted and will be made available to the residents on Monday.

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