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St Vincent government orders over $4 million worth of building materials from Jamaica
Published on January 8, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines has ordered over $4 million worth of building materials from Jamaica to repair houses that were damaged during the low level trough system that occurred on December 24, 2013.

This was announced by Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves at a media conference on Monday.

The prime minister said that over 400 houses were damaged during the torrential rains. He also said that the local galvanize factories have given a commitment to credit the government over $2 million.

The prime minister further stated that the Central Water and Sewerage Authority is expected to provide pipe-borne water to all areas of mainland St Vincent, following the extensive damage caused by the trough system.
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