Agriculture Minister, Clarence Rambharat, says government has not abandoned those who are suffering as a result of the recent flooding disaster in South Trinidad.
Speaking in Parliament today, the minister reported that local government officials have been on the ground since yesterday, and the Defence Force has lent its assistance.
Minister Rambharat confirmed his Cabinet colleagues—the ministers of Transport and Local Government—are on the ground, getting an assessment of the extent of the flooding damage for themselves.
The Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service (TTFS) continues activities this week in commemoration of Fire Prevention Week. The TTFS is collaborating with various Ministries, State Organisations and Non-Governmental Organisations to host a series of public education initiatives this week.
Here are some of the activities taking place today, Wednesday 09 October, 2019:
- Facilitation of public visits at the Mayaro/Rio Claro, Princes Town, Mon Repos and Siparia Fire Stations.
- A fire equipment display at the Arima Fire Station.