Monday, January 24, 2005
Brazil has sent an aircraft carrying over 16 tonnes of food supplies to Guyana as international aid for the flood-stricken country increases.
The Caribbean Development Bank has released a grant of one hunderd thousand U.S dollars to the Caribbean Emergency Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA).
The World Bank has also expressed interest in contributing to the relief work and The International Red Cross promised to send in supplies shortly.
The Government has set up its own flood relief package including using the military to provide cooked food for the nearly 3000 peole left stranded.
Large areas of Georgetown are still under water and theres now concern about the outbreak of disease.