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Floods in Guyana

Floods in Guyana

Heavy rainfall during the first half of July 2015 has resulted in increased water levels in rivers and canals.

Guyana hit by floods again

As of mid January, Guyana started to experience torrential showers which forecasters predict will continue for at least another 12 days.

Red Cross relief effort intensifies in flooded Guyana

Red Cross relief effort intensifies in flooded Guyana

The Guyana Red Cross has begun a relief operation across the country to assist victims of flooding, the result of torrential rains as more than a metre of rain fell in the past month, affecting more than 200,000 people.

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Contact details

Address:

Barrack Street
P.O. Box 10524
Georgetown

Postal Address:

P.O. Box 10524
Georgetown

Contact Information:

Tel: (592) 226-5174 / (592)223-8287 / (592) 227-1116
Fax: 1-592-227-7099
Telex: 2226 FERNA GY "For Guyana Red Cross"
Telegram: GUYCROSS GEORGETOWN
Email: guyanaredcross@yahoo.com
Web: http://guyanaredcross.org.gy

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • Acting Chairman : Mr Teni HOUSTY
  • Vice-President : Mr Errol CHEONG A.A.
  • Secretary General: Ms Dorothy FRASER
  • Head of Finance : Ms Anna Lisa PHANG
  • Finance Officer: Mr Richard HING
  • Head of Health and Social Services : Mr Lewis DEVAUGHN
  • Head of Volunteer Development : Ms Ava SINGH
  • Head of Blood Services : Ms Ava SINGH

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