CDC Guyana, PSC urges support for St Vincent

The private sector Commission (PSC) in Guyana is cooperating with the Civil Defense Commission (CDC) here to provide support to the government and people of St Vincent and the Grenadines, where the La Soufriere Volcano started erupting this morning.

In a joint statement, the PSC and CDC said they are gaining support for the island state and are working to supply as many items as possible on the country’s immediate urgent needs list.

Mentioned below are the current direct needs which are subject to change as the needs change:

Water Tanks (800 and 1,000 gallons) 1,000
Buckets (5 gallons) 5,000
Folding Cots 10,000
Portable Potties (Toilets) 150
30,000 blankets
Field Tents (20 feet x 20 feet) 910 feet x 10 feet) 50
Field 2 Kitchen
3,000 Sleep mats
Breathing masks with filters 1,000
25,000 goggles
Reflective Vests 2,000
Warning Tape (100ft roll) 100
Hygiene Kits 10,000

To donate items, contact the Civil Defense Commission at phone numbers, 226-1114, 226-8815, 225-5847, 226-1027, 600-7500, 225-5347, 225-0977, 225-5339