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 CDC continues to provide direct support in the areas of shelter management, evacuation, relief distribution across the country, especially in Regions and communities where excessively high water levels are being experienced.
Regions 10, 7, 6, 5 and 2 are the most impacted.