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PM: I was receiving flood updates in Parliament

PM: I was receiving flood updates in Parliament

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is responding to criticism from the public of not being seen or heard from in the midst of widespread flooding. Speaking at a press conference moments ago, the PM say he was in Parliament over the last few days. Dr Rowley says he has been ...

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October 20th, 2017

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6PM – Latest updates from flood hit areas

6PM – Latest updates from flood hit areas

Parts of South Trinidad continue to grapple with widespread floods. 103FM News spoke with Chairman of the Siparia Regional Corporation Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh Chairman who says many in his area have been badly affected. Of these, he says Woodland was hardest hit. Cue ...

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Fallen trees/landslides along Blanchisseuse Road, Crops destroyed in Sangre Grande floods

Fallen trees/landslides along Blanchisseuse Road, Crops destroyed in Sangre Grande floods

Parts of Paria and Brasso Seco are cut off following a series of landslips along the Blanchisseuse Road. 103FM News spoke with councillor for the area Candice Allain, who says work is continuing to clear debris, dirt and fallen trees. The Brasso Seco Bridge has also ...

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PM: I was receiving flood updates in Parliament

PM: I was receiving flood updates in Parliament

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is responding to criticism from the public of not being seen or heard from in the midst of widespread flooding. Speaking at a press conference moments ago, the PM say he was in Parliament over the last few days. Dr Rowley says he has been ...

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October 20th, 2017

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ODPM CEO on flooding response: We did not fail

ODPM CEO on flooding response: We did not fail

The ODPM is admitting communication was not as effective as it should be, in the response to flooding issues in the past few days. Despite this, ODPM CEO Colonel Dave Williams believes the agency did not fail in coordinating all agencies. Speaking to the media this ...

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Energy Ministry: Oil spill has not moved into Venezuelan waters

Energy Ministry: Oil spill has not moved into Venezuelan waters

The source of the recent Chaguaramas oil spill is still unknown at this time. Due to this, the Ministry of Energy says it has taken charge of the cleanup operation. 10 vessels, various booms and 60 first responders are on site at William’s Bay, Welcome Bay near Anchorage, ...

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ODPM mobilizing resources to assist flood victims

ODPM mobilizing resources to assist flood victims

The ODPM and National Security Ministry says it has mobilized resources to assist those affected by flooding. Today, approximately 200 residents from the Woodland area and Rochard Douglas Road, Barrackpore were evacuated. Defence Force officials assisted these persons to ...

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Barrackpore flood victims call for help from authorities

Barrackpore flood victims call for help from authorities

Residents in Barrackpore affected by flooding are looking for more help from the authorities. 103FM spoke this morning with Amar Deobarran who lives along Oropouche South Trace. He told us several areas remain affected with flooding at this time, including Carat Hill, New ...

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Two inter-island sailings cancelled

Two inter-island sailings cancelled

Weather conditions have forced the cancellation of two inter-island sailings today. They are the 6:30am sailing from Tobago and the 4pm sailing from Trinidad. In a statement, the Port Authority and Inter-Island Transportation Co Ltd say this is to ensure the safety of ...

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Schools in South and Central affected by flooding

Schools in South and Central affected by flooding

Several schools have been affected by flooding. According to Education Minister Anthony Garcia, the majority of these are in South and Central Trinidad. Cue In: Garcia schools 20 10 17 Meanwhile, some residents in flood-affected areas had to be evacuated from their homes ...

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