Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Forest Destroyed

Saint Vincent and Grenadines: Natural Forest Destroyed During Tomas

Source: Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Date: 29 Dec 2010

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says Hurricane Tomas, which battered St. Vincent and the Grenadines last October, has caused an estimated 31-million dollars in damage to the natural forest.

The Prime Minister made the disclosure during a News Conference at Cabinet Room yesterday 28th December 2010..

He noted that the country's forests were severely impacted by the passage of the storm

Dr. Gonsalves said Government the Recovery and Reconstruction Process requires a tremendous amount of resources.