Severe Flooding & Landslides Sweep Trinidad and Tobago-Ways You Can Help!

Trinidad and Tobago Needs Support in the Wake of Widespread Flooding That  Left Many Homeless & Stranded.

Trinidad and Tobago experienced severe flooding and landslides after a down pour of rain that have left many families homeless and stranded in its wake. According to Prime Minister Keith Rowley,

‘This is a national disaster, the flooding is quite widespread and quite severe and it is going to cost a lot of money to bring relief to people who have been affected. Nowithstanding whatever shortages we are experiencing, we will have to find resources to help.’

Parts of the country were completely under water and there are widespread reports of landslides and road blocks caused as a result. The Coast Guard and Defense Force, aided by the efforts of many citizens were able to help stranded families escape the flooding in their homes. Amidst the flooding , the country was then hit with two earthquakes. One on Saturday October 20th and another on Sunday October 22nd. 

According to the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Center, the first, smaller one occurred on Saturday, around 4:41 p.m. That magnitude 4.2 tremor struck 166 km northeast of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago. Then on Sunday afternoon, at approximately 12:35 p.m., a 5.1 magnitude quake was recorded 78 km northeast of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago; 161 km northeast of Arima, Trinidad and Tobago; and 181 km northeast of the capital, Port of Spain.*

The long road to recovery has only just started. There are citizens of the country who are now faced with the stark reality of having no home, electricity, food, clothing, school books for their children and the list goes on.

Please consider supporting relief efforts in any way you can. (See below…scroll button at the bottom)

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DIASPORA GIVING
AtlantaTrinidad & Tobago Association | Laparkan Shipping678-602-2424
AtlantaGeorgia Caribbean Students Alliance| 2Bkaribbean678-510-8272
New YorkLyrikal & Friends917-495-6205
OnlineHabitat-TT. Org1 868-489-4663
OnlineFundmetnt.com1 868-675-8862

 

DROP OFF LOCATIONS (Trinidad)
ArimaArima Town HallSorzano St., Arima
Barataria1-868-794-7846 | 1-868-331-0111Corner of 3rd St and 7th Avenue
Port of SpainKaiso Blues Cafe1-868-304-14561D Wrightson Rd,POS
WoodbrookBuzz Bar TT1-868-221-8375One Woodbrook Place
WoodbrookLost Tribe Mas CampLost Tribe Mas Camp (alberto Street) | Pre Mas Camp (Rosalino St) | HARTS Mas Camp (Corner of Taylor St & Ariapita Ave)
WoodbrookMbarAna St & Ariapita Ave
WoodbrookFantasy Carnival1-868-221-4966Alberto St
San FernandoSan Fernando City Corporation(868) 652-3205/2543-6Harris Promenade, San Fernando

 

CATEGORYCOMPANYCONTACTDETAILS
Appliance Repairs1-868 704-1094 or 684-3626 OR 358-7788Free labour on repairs to Refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, stoves, freezers and chillers
Auto RepairsACE AUTOMOTIVE1-868-273-3536Free labour on vehicular mechanical and eletrical work
Auto RepairsPLANE TALK CAR REPAIRS1-868-368-5557Free water removal services for vehicles impacted by floods
Auto Repairs (Insurance) FORENYS1-868-866-8888Free Vehicular Flood Damage Claim
ComputersKC TECHNOLOGIES1-868-313-1540Free Data Recovery Services for Desktops & Laptops
Medical 1-868-464-7842Free Medical Assistance
MealsFOOD BASKET ARIMA1-868-278-0321 or 1-868-318-4678Free Hot Meals (11am-6pm Daily)
School Books and SuppliesHALIMAH's HELPING HANDS1-868-314-3316 or 1-868-792-4904Primary school students
School Books and SuppliesKEITH KHAN�S BOOKS ETC. LTD1-868-625-2665
School Books and SuppliesHOLISTIC LEARNING CENTER LTD1-868-709-7073
School Books and SuppliesROYARDS PUBLISHING COMPANY LTD1-868-645-0423 OR 1-868- 663-6002
Pet CareGOLDEN PRIDE VETERINARY CLINIC LTD1-868-333-1010
Washing Services1-868-304-5768Residents of Greenvale | Free Washing Services |
Psychological ServicesDOLLY & ASSOCIATES1-868- 627-1845Offering Psychological services to person in shelters
Electrical RepairsRANDY"S ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS/NEW ERA TRADING1-868-291-2167 // 1-868-385-7070 //1-868- 704-1727Randy's Electrical Installations partnered with New Era Trading is donating FREE DOMESTIC/HOUSE ELECTRICAL ASSISTANCE & REPAIRS to the FLOOD VICTIMS in T&T... call

 

GENERAL INFO & HOTLINES
OnlineOffice of Diaster Preparedness & Managementhttp://www.odpm.gov.tt/
ArimaArima Borough Corporation1-868-800-2222
ChaguanusChaguanus Borough Corporation1-868-800-3222
Couva/Tabaquite/ Talparo Couva/Tabaquite/ Talparo Regional Corporation1-868-800-2882
Diego MartinDiego Martin Regional Corporation1-868-800-3672
Mayaro/Rio ClaroMayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation1-868-800-4672
Penal/DebePenal/Debe Regional Corporation1-868-800-7372
Point Fortin Point Fortin Borough Corporation1-868-800-7322
Port Of Spain Port Of Spain City Corporation1-868-800-7722
Princess Town Princess Town Regional Corporation1-868-800-7872
San FernandoSan Fernando City Corporation1-868-800-7238
Sangre GrandeSangre Grande Regional Corporation1-868-800-7472
San Juan/ LaventilleSan Juan/ Laventille Regional Corporation1-868-800-7572
Siparia Siparia Regional Corporation1-868-800-4772
Tunanpuna/ PiarcoTunanpuna/ Piarco Regional Corporation1-868-800-8772
Tobago Tobago Emergency Management Agency211

 

 

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