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Hurricane preparation: Sand Collection Locations

Hurricane preparation: Sand collection locations

The Department of Environment & Coastal Resources (DECR) would like to advise the public that sand, for the filling of sand bags during hurricane preparations, may be collected at the following locations:

  • Providenciales: National Environmental Centre, DECR, Lower Bight Road
  • Grand Turk: Central Processing Unit (CPU) Yard
  • South Caicos: Library yard
  • North & Middle Caicos, Salt Cay: Please contact the District Commissioner for further instruction

 

Please also bring along a shovel to load the bags with sand. Please contact your nearest Red Cross branch to determine when and where sand bags may be collected. Also note that sand is limited to 10 bags per household.

 

Sand is available with immediate effect until 4 p.m. today 27th August and continuing until 4 each day.  Distributions begins at 8.30 a.m.

 

Should you have any further questions or concerns, please contact the DECR at 338-4170 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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