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Documentary: Disaster in Dominica: A Mission of Mercy

Rescue mission to Dominica after the passage of category 5 Hurricane Maria aired on Thursday, October 12th at 8:30 p.m. on CBC TV Channel 8 BGIS Information Officers Julia Rawlins-Bentham and Mikul Elcock visited Dominica only days after the passage of category 5 hurricane. This documentary outlines what they witnessed…...

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Housing ‘most urgent need’ for hurricane-ravaged Dominica, UN agency reports

10 October 2017 – Three weeks since category 5 Hurricane Maria ripped through Dominica, the scope of the damage remains daunting, with islanders in dire need of water, electricity, food and supplies, the United Nations migration agency reported on Tuesday as it continued to carry out an array of activities…...

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UN Secretary General to visit hurricane battered Caribbean countries

UNITED NATIONS, United States (CMC) — United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, Wednesday announced that he would be visiting Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica, two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries battered by Hurricanes Irma and Maria when they made their way through the Lesser Antilles last month. The Category 5 storms…...

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UN to Give Dominica $3 Million for Hurricane Maria Recovery

“The damage caused by this storm is catastrophic. People need food, water, shelter, medications and life’s other necessities,” said a U.N. spokesperson. The United Nations has announced it will release around US$3 million to help Dominica recover from Hurricane Maria, which has left over 90 percent of Carribean island without…...

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CDB President participates in high-level mission to Dominica

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Wm. Warren Smith, has reaffirmed the institution’s support for the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica, after participating in a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) high-level mission to that country on September 26. Smith was part of a delegation that met with…...

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