CDC receives support to assist storm affected Bath Settlement residents


Deputy Director General of the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Major Loring Benons on Wednesday received a cheque valued $500,000 from Digicel Guyana to assist storm affected residents of Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice.

The residents of Bath Settlement recently endured a freak storm, which saw significant structural damages to some 20 properties.

Chief Commercial Officer at Digicel Guyana, Simone Pierre expressed continued commitment to risk management and preparedness in Guyana through the Government of Guyana, a press release from CDC on Wednesday noted.

Major Benons indicated that the support was timely and will be efficiently utilised, the release added.

Residents of the Bath Settlement community are in the process of rebuilding their homes and other structures; they recently received a quantity of zinc sheets from the CDC.

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