Situation Report #2 - Flooding in Guyana - as of 20:00 hours, Thursday May 18th, 2017


Flooding in the villages of Kaibarupai, Waipa, and Chenapau.


The southern and southwestern sections of Region 8 (Potaro/Siparuni) experienced heavy downpours of rain over the last two weeks with the most recent being May 13 and 17, 2017. This resulted in flooding in some areas of the region, as well as, increase in the river levels. Additional rainfall, delay in response operations may exacerbate the unfolding situation in the affected communities.

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