A vessel will leave Port Kingstown on Friday, September 15th, 2017 to take food and other supplies to the BVI.
Persons interested in sending supplies to their families and friends are asked to ensure that these are brought to national collection points to be announced later today or at the Geest Shed no later than Thursday, September 14th at 3 pm.
There will be no charge for the transportation of these supplies to the BVI. All packages must be properly labeled. No meats or live plants will be permitted.
Individuals with family members in the BVI and other affected islands who are incapacitated in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma wishing to obtain information on possible assistance for returning to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, can do so by calling the following number: 1784 434 4955
An official Government delegation comprised of Hon. Camillo Gonsalves, Hon. Saboto Caesar and three technicians are expected to visit several of the hurricane affected islands to meet nationals of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to better structure further recovery assistance.
The South Central Windward Producers Co-operative will be collecting names of skilled construction workers who wish to volunteer or be employed in the reconstruction efforts in Anguilla, Barbuda, BVI, and USVI.
Persons are asked to bring along a valid passport for an interview at the Sans Souci Learning Resource Centre from 10 am – 3 pm on Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th of September.