Thursday, November 23, 2017

When the floods came to Mayaro

Members of Chrysostom Trace Pentecostal Church tries to salvage furniture as they flood waters rises at mafficking Mayor yesterday. -Photo TREVOR WATSON


We didn't fail" said deputy CEO of the ODPM Cpl Dave Williams last Friday, hours before the Ortoire River overflowed and flooded the villages of Mafeking and Cedar Grove, Mayaro. These photos by Express photographer Trevor Watson shows the extent of the devastation.

 A flooded house at Mafeking Village in Mayaro on Saturday.
The Rambharose Shiv mandir sorrounded by flood waters at Mafficking Mayaro on Saturday . 

A mother and her daughter marooned at their home in Mafeking on Saturday.

Members of Chrysostom Trace Penticostal Church tries to salvage furniture as they wade through flood waters at mafficking, Mayaro, on Saturday.

A boy looks at rising flood waters at  at Mafficking, Mayaro, on Saturday.

Clarence Rambharat, left, Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, join villagers of Mafficking, Mayaro, on Saturday during a tour of the area following massive flooding in the area.
 
 A flooded house at Mafeking Village in Mayaro on Saturday.

A man gives his son a piggy-back ride as they walk though flood waters in Mafficking, Mayaro, on Saturday.

 

Villagers of Mafficking village in Mayaro, tries to hitch a ride after the village was not accessable due to massive flooding in the are on Saturday.