TTDF begins relief work in the Bahamas

T&T De­fence Force (TTDF) per­son­nel have be­gun their re­lief op­er­a­tions in the Ba­hamas.

In a press re­lease is­sued, this morn­ing, TTDF pub­lic af­fairs of­fi­cer Lieu­tenant Sher­ron Man­swell said that the or­gan­i­sa­tion's 100 mem­ber team start­ed op­er­a­tions on Mon­day by meet­ing with Di­rec­tor of the Na­tion­al Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency (NE­MA) Stephen Rus­sell, who is co­or­di­nat­ing re­lief ef­forts in the is­lands of the arch­i­pel­ago rav­aged by Hur­ri­cane Do­ri­an.

School students rally behind the Bahamas

Chil­dren in schools across T&T have been asked to do­nate non-per­ish­able food items to as­sist per­sons from The Ba­hamas who have been dis­placed by Hur­ri­cane Do­ri­an.

The re­lief ef­fort which is be­ing co­or­di­nat­ed by the Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion will span a pe­ri­od of two weeks from Sep­tem­ber 16 to 27.