CDEMA Situation Report #3 - Adverse weather resulted in severe flooding in Trinidad & Tobago as of 11:00AM (AST) on October 25, 2018

According to the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS) as at 9:12AM October 25, 2018, a Riverine Flood Alert – Orange Level remains in effect.

National Actions:

  • The National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) at the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) in Trinidad and Tobago remains partially activated.
  • Damage and Needs Assessments are ongoing in all Regional Corporations/Municipalities (see map on page 2).
  • Relief items have been distributed to the impacted population from the ODPM Warehouse to the Tunapuna/Piarco, Mayaro/Rio Claro and Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporations including hygiene kits, renewable kitchen utensils, disaster relief reusable dinnerware sets and cooking sets, clog slippers, trash containers and large garbage bags.
  • Clean up works are continuing in all Regional Corporations by the Ministry of Works and Transport.
  • The Ministry of Agriculture Land and Fisheries reported that 500 farmers were impacted and provided assistance with pumping water from impacted areas.
  • The Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) is assisting with clean up efforts, conducting damage assessments and distribution of relief items.

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