Region Eight villages heavily flooded after rain

President David Granger has ordered ”immediate relief” for hundreds of Region Eight residents  hit by heavy flooding that has submerged homes but up to press time it was unclear what actual aid  has been provided by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC).

The Amerindian Peoples’ Association (APA) in a Facebook post last evening called on persons to pray for the residents of several villages affected since Wednesday including Chenapau, Kaibarupai, Sand Hill and Waipa, all in the Potaro-Siparuni Region…..