Koker breaks, floods several homes and residences in Grove/Diamond area


-Diamond Secondary School a temporary shelter for those affected -CDC

At about 17: 30hrs yesterday (Wednesday) the koker at Market Street Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) broke away causing flood to the immediate surroundings.

Water level was about eight ( 8 ) inches and climbing. NDC staff were on the ground trying to remedy the situation.

According to the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) the Diamond Secondary School has been identified as a temporary shelter for citizens affected by the breached koker in the area.

Residents are urged to call the CDC’s hotline for further assistance and to access the shelter.

Please call 600-7500 and 623-1700


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