Youths Against Environmental Degradation The Gambia is aware of the devastating windstorm that occurred in the country and has claimed lives and destruction of properties, misplacement of thousands.
We wish to convey our deepest condolences to the departed souls.
We pray that there final home be Paradise.
We call on the Gambia government to come to the aid of the disaster victims as soon as possible.
In the same vain we call on the government of the Gambia to declare a state of emergency and morn and to lower the National Flag of The Gambia for a period of 72 hours.
Youths Against Environmental Degradation is calling on the general public to plant more trees in their surroundings for trees serves as a source of wind breaker. North Bank Region is one of the regions in The Gambia with fewer trees. We are advising all to take this seriously and to plant as much trees as possible.
We pray that this incident never happen again.
President Bakary J Janneh
Youths Against Environmental Degradation