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Civil Defence to rush supplies to flood-affected residents facing “grim” situation in Region 8

Hundreds of residents in scattered villages in Region 8 (Potaro-Siparuni) are facing a “grim” situation as a result of severe flooding due to heavy rainfall, a reconnaissance mission conducted Thursday by  Guyana’s Civil Defence Commission (CDC) revealed. “I would say the situation is grim,” Director General of the CDC, Retired Col. Chabilall Ramsarup told Demerara Waves …