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Contact the Red Cross: Headquarters - 627-8215/8128, Northern branch - 627-8214, Southern branch - 652-2024, Tobago branch - 639-2781
Before the flood:
Keep a portable radio, flashlight, emergency supplies and a
first aid kit on hand.
Monitor the radio for weather updates and evacuate immedi-
ately if you are told to do so.
Move your furniture and valuables to higher floors of your
home or place them high if possible.
Bring in all loose items from outside, like garbage cans and
yard furniture for safe keeping.
Turn off the main electrical switch and other utilities.
Place important documents and valuables in plastic and store
them in a safe place.
During the flood:
Do not walk through flowing water. Just six inches of moving
water can knock you off your feet.
Never attempt to cross a swollen stream, river or gully by
foot or vehicle. The force of these waterways can have deadly
If your vehicle stalls in rising water, abandon it immediately
and climb to higher ground. A mere two feet of water can
float a large vehicle, even a bus.
After a flood:
Clean and dry everything water-soaked.
Check appliances and motors for damage and do not use them
until they have been cleaned and dried.
Watch out for wild animals, snakes and centipedes.
Have your electrical wiring checked before turning on the
Purify water before using. Use chlorine bleach or water puri-
fying tablets. Boil tap water for ten minutes.
Are you ready for aflood?
Source: The T&T Red Cross Society
Floods are the leading cause of disaster-related death
in the Caribbean, but since most can be forecasted,
You should have time to prepare. Your Red Cross
urges You to get ready. There are simple steps You
can take to help protect Your family from a flood.
T&T Red Cross Society
T&T s women s tennis
team went down 2-1 to the
Bahamas in the opening
match of its Americas
Zone Group II Fed Cup
campaign at the Maya
Country Tennis Club in El
Salvador on Tuesday.
Yolande Leacock was
beaten 6-3, 6-4 by 17-
year-old Simone Pratt
while Anneliese Rose suf-
fered a 7-5, 6-0 loss to
Kerry Cartwright. T&T
managed to pull one back
in the doubles round how-
ever, as Rose and Breana
Stampfli got the better of
Pratt and Cartwright 6-1,
Also contesting in Pool
B of Group II are Uruguay,
Dominican Republic, Costa
Rica and El Salvador with
the winner being promoted
to the Americas Zone
Group I in 2014.
In other results, Uruguay
were 2-1 victors over El Sal-
vador while the Dominican
Republic whipped Costa
T&T falls to
Bahamas in Fed Cup
Super Industrial Services Limited
(SIS) has signed on as the second spon-
sor of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel
team for the upcoming Limacol
Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20
The official announcement was made
Tuesday at the Queen s Park Oval by Dar-
ren Debideen, SIS marketing manager.
Also in attendance at the press briefing
was Colin Borde, manager of the T&T
Red Steel team, Kyle Lequay, LCPL spon-
sorship coordinator for Trinidad, Jamie
Stewart, commercial director and con-
sultant to the Limacol CPLT20 and Red
Steel team member Justin Guillen.
"This partnership with the LCPL is
simply a reflection of SIS s on-going com-
mitment to the development of youth
and communities through sports and cul-
ture," said Debideen. "We have been
engaging communities, NGO s, individuals
and organisations for many years in an
effort to leave our mark on the lives of
the citizens of our country and the com-
munities we represent as a company. Most
recently, we have just successfully con-
cluded our fifth annual SIS Industrial
Cricket League, an initiative that we con-
ceptualised and introduced to the tenants
of the Point Lisas Industrial Estate and
which has grown significantly since its
inception in 2009 due to its appeal and
uniqueness to the Estate. Plipdeco
emerged winners of that competition this
year and walked away with the $10,000
first place prize."
Commenting on the partnership, Jamie
Stewart said: "SIS is a company that pro-
vides services that are vital to the growth
and future prosperity of the country. They
are building legacy projects for the future
and their support of the Red Steel in the
inaugural LCPL season is another welcome
addition as it links to the future of sport
in the country and across the broader
The inaugural Limacol Caribbean Pre-
miere League begins on Tuesday July 30
with 24 matches to be played across six
Caribbean countries: Antigua, Barbados,
Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinidad
The Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel s
first match takes place on Wednesday, 31
July in Guyana against the Guyana Ama-
zon Warriors, and the first match at
Queen s Park Oval will take place on
Wednesday 7 August when the Red Steel
take on the Jamaica Tallawahs.
Andel Andres helped
himself to a brace to lead
Hot Shot Youths to a 4-0
win over Police in the Tyro
Sports Club eleven-a-side
Night Football League on
July 6 at the Ato Boldon
Recreation Park, Santa
Adam Rubren and Jelani
Felix was also on target for
Hot Shot Youths. Five days
earlier, Hot Shot Youths had
another impressive victory,
crushing Arthur Love 3-0.
In a high scoring
encounter between Torna-
does and Sunshine on July
5, the latter prevailed 4-2.
There were six different goal
scorers in the match. Neil
Mitchell, Stephen Joseph,
Terry Tories and Marvin
Rennie found the back of
the net for Sunshine, while
Derron Perouse and Everton
Archibald scored one each
for Tornadoes in their losing
In other matches, Liver-
pool defeated Swamp Con-
nection 2-0, Wet is Wet got
past One is One 2-0 and
the B.M. Spurs, Police clash
ended in a 1-1 draw.
The final of the compe-
tition will be held on August
SIS throws weight
behind Red Steel
too hot for Police
Hot Shots Youths 4 (Andel
Andres 2, Jelani Felix, Adam
Rubren) vs Police 0
Hot Shot Youths 3 vs Arthur
Sunshine 4 (Neil Mitchell,
Stephen Joseph, Terry Tories,
vs Tornadoes 2 (Derron
Perouse, Everton Archibald)
Liverpool 2 (Michael Sam,
Joshua Ramdoo) vs Swamp
BM Spurs 1 (Dillion Jaggasar)
vs Police 1 (Marcus Chandool)
Wet is Wet 2 (Anthony
Guppy, Kerron Cummings) vs
(L-R) Colin Borde, Red Steel manager, Darren Debideen, SIS marketing manager, Justin Guillen, Red Steel player, Jamie Aleong-
Charles, SIS special events coordinator, Jamie Stewart LCPL consultant, Roger Teeluck, Digicel sales manager and Kyle Lequay,
LCPL T&T sponsorship coordinator.
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