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Floods in Suriname - May 2006

Floods in Suriname
May 2006

With the start of the rainy season the situation in Suriname is once again critical. PAHO/WHO has donated rain water tanks, which have helped in the collection of safe water and people have been trained in their use. Water purification tablets have also been distributed to the population. PAHO/WHO remains in close coordination with local authorities.

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