• A Tropical Wave embedded within the ITCZ affected Guyana resulting in heavy rainfall during the month of May into June. Over the past two days, the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has continued to receive reports of flooding across the country. Through the powers conferred upon the Head of State by Article 99 of the Constitution, the President, His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan Ali declared a disaster in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana by virtue of flooding on June 9, 2021. This proclamation was published in the Official Gazette on June 10, 2021.

The Situation Report by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Guyana issued on 21 June, 2021 stated the following:

  • CDC continues to receive and verify reports of severe flooding across communities with water entering homes, livestock and domestic animals in distress and farmlands inundated and resulting crop damages.
  • Regions 10, 7, 6, 5 and 2 are the most impacted.
  • The CDC has received reports of 48,720 households suffering flooding in more than 300 communities across all ten (10) Administrative Regions.

For full situation report please click HERE.