Residents blame NDC for flooding at Charity, Pomeroon

After more than one week of flooding at Charity, Essequibo Coast and on the Pomeroon residents are fearful of the risk of disease and furious at the Neighbourhood Democra-tic Council (NDC) for what they believe to be negligence in maintaining drainage and irrigation structures at Charity.

Lana George, a resident of the Charity Extension Scheme said she is disgusted with her flooded yard.

“I’m very much disgusted and furious about what is happening to this community for the past two weeks. We have experienced heavy rainfalls before and it has never resulted in this amount of water and I think the NDC could have done a better job in ensuring the community is not flooded,”  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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