RCI St. Lucia
posted on August 21, 2015 02:59
The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) has stepped up to assist the victims of a recent fire in Vieux Fort. On July 26, 2015, five families in the Westhall Group area – better known as the Mangue – were displaced by the blaze that swept through their neighbourhood. Since then, relief efforts for the affected persons have been ongoing.
Of particular concern has been the situation of the children preparing for a new school term a few weeks hence, having lost their books, bags and uniforms in the inferno. On Wednesday, August 19, SLASPA took steps to help remedy that, presenting cheques in the amount of $1,000 for each of the distressed students to assist in getting educational supplies.
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