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April Ravello, the pregnant woman who was rescued along with her husband and two children by Caparo villagers on Thursday, says she has “so much to be thankful for.” Saying she feared she would have lost her daughter that day, Ravello said she is “eternally grateful” to the men who braved the dirty, muddy flood waters to save her family.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

The T&T Registered Nurses Association (TTRNA) is blaming unfilled vacancies and the presence of only one registered nurse on any ward as the main reasons for the high death rate within the institution under the North Central Regional Health Authority’s purview.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has admitted the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) and other State agencies must improve their disaster relief response times.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

An entire village along the Blanchisseuse Road in Arima was last night left in total darkness after a major landslide brought down power lines in the area.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

For the Ramjit family, flooding is a yearly occurrence, an unwanted Christmas of sorts.

Luckily for them, however, they usually get at least an hour head start before flood waters invade their Madras Road, St Helena home.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Trucks from Sangre Grande Regional Corporation were used to transport food, water and mattresses to marooned villagers at Le Mong Fishing Pond and Vega de Oropouche yesterday.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Although 11 out of 14 regional corporations were adversely affected by severe flooding in the last three days, deputy CEO of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management Dave Williams does not see this as a “big thing” and has put their poor response down to a breakdown in communication...

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Policies determining where people can build and the types structures will have to be re-examined in the wake of the recent flooding in Central, South and East Trinidad over the last few days, acting Director of the Town and Country Planning Division Clyde Watche said yesterday.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Government is exploring with its Caribbean Catastrophe insurance provider whether it can access money to help with damage caused by this week’s extraordinary heavy rainfall, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said yesterday.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Casino workers were literally brought to tears yesterday upon learning that discussions between the T&T Members Club Association (TTMCA) and the Finance Ministry were futile.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Chief disaster coordinator of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) Rishi Siew said hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes in south and central Trinidad over the past few days.

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