The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on Monday deployed assessment teams to communities affected by flooding.
Along the East Coast of Demerara, the hardest hit villages were Mon Repos North (35 households), Good Hope (140 households), Annandale North (140 households), and Goedverwagting (8 households).
Cleaning and sanitizing hampers were distributed to affected households.
To this end the CDC is advising residents of riverain, low-lying and flood prone areas to take all necessary precautions and to contact the National Emergency Monitoring System (NEMS) on 226-1114, 623-1700 and 600-7500, should they be affected. (CDC Press Release)