Today, a cross functional team including officers from the Project Development and Oversight Division, Construction Management and Operations Division, Health and Safety Unit, Estate Management Division and Social and Community Services Unit, visited HDC housing communities across Trinidad to conduct structural damage assessments which may have occurred as a result of yesterday’s earthquake.
Some of the sites which were visited in the Port of Spain and environs region include Dorata and Leon Street, Morvant; Trou Macaque, Laventille; Paradise Heights, Morvant; Almond Drive, Morvant; Las Alturas, Morvant; Mango Rose, Port of Spain; Harpe Place, Port of Spain; Bath Street, Port of Spain and Old St Joseph, Laventille.
Along the East, the team visited Maloney Gardens; Oropune Gardens, Piarco; Greenvale, La Horquetta; Peas Tree, La Goya and Bazillion Court, El Dorado; Breezy Heights and Mountain View, Mt Hope; East Grove, Curepe and Fidelis Heights, St Augustine. Along the West, Chaconia Crescent, Diego Martin; Victoria Keyes, Diego Martin and Vieux Fort, St James were also visited.
In the South, Olera Heights, Cane Street, Lady Hailes, Embacadere, Orchid Gardens, Pleasantville, Mon Repos, Corinth Hills, Corinth Close and Cypress Hills were visited. Mora Heights, Rio Claro was also visited as there have been reports of structural damage to some units at this housing development. The HDC’s team is currently on site, assessing all units and liaising with residents who may have been affected.