Business community and farmers have been severely affected – Rakiraki Chamber of Commerce

Business community and farmers have been severely affected – Rakiraki Chamber of Commerce

By Shanil Singh
Wednesday 12/01/2022
Rakiraki Town flooded on Sunday January 9th 2022.

Rakiraki Chamber of Commerce and Industry President, George Shiu Raj says the business community and the farmers in the area have been severely affected by the recent flooding.

Raj says almost every business has suffered losses and a number of sugarcane farms were also damaged by floodwaters.

He says they are currently cleaning up certain areas and shops in Rakiraki Town and firefighters from the National Fire Authority are doing a very good job.

Raj says business activity in Rakiraki has resumed to a certain extent today but not at full capacity.

He also adds there are some families who are still taking shelter in evacuation centres.


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