Friday, September 10, 2004

Relief Supplies Suspended To Grenada

Apparently due to the civil unrest on the island of Grenada, all hurricane
relief supplies are being suspended until order can be achieved. A
communication was released yesterday afternoon by the Caribbean Disaster
Emergency Response Agency as follows:

ISSUED BY: Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency

DATE: September 9, 2004

TIME: 10:00 am

Barbados, Sep 10, 2004 (CDERA) - On the recommendation of the Regional
System and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency (CDERA), the
Emergency Operations Centre is Grenada is temporarily suspending all
of relief supplies to the country.

The suspension is being implemented to allow for the strengthening of
to provide safety of passage for goods and equipment arriving in the

An update to this advisory will be issued at 12 noon Saturday September 11,

The airport however remains open for evacuation purposes and for entry of
emergency personnel.

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