Monday, February 19, 2018

PM Rowley slams State agency's 'repeated failure'*


Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley hugs a villager in Mafeking during a tour in flood affected areas of Mayaro yesterday. Mafeking was hard hit over the weekend after the Navet and Ortoire rivers burst its banks. PHOTO COURTESY MINISTRY OF WORKS

PRIME MINISTER Dr Keith Rowley slammed the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) yesterday and vowed to review the State agency's “repeated failure” to ensure that they had personnel with the right aptitude and attitude.
Rowley made the announcement during his tour of areas in East Trinidad which had been impacted by severe flooding caused by higher-than-usual rainfall which began last Wednesday.

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