Dominica:Needs Assessment and Recovery Strategy

Rebuilding Dominica as a Climate Resilient Nation: the Climate Resilient Execution Agency for Dominica (CREAD) – Proposal from the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, the Government has committed to establishing an executive agency that will rebuild Dominica as a climate resilient nation, CREAD. According to the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) carried out by multiple agencies, Hurricane Maria caused damage and loss of 226% of GDP. The…...

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Dominica Post Hurricane Recovery Plan and Prioritisation

The Post-Damage Needs Assessment (PDNA) of the major agencies, coordinated by the World Bank, puts total damages and losses from Hurricane Maria at 226% of 2016 GDP, or $1.31bn. See the “Damages” and “Losses” columns in Table 1 below. The effect of this damage and loss is greater than this…...

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Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Hurricane Maria September 18, 2017

A Report by the Government  of the Commonwealth of Dominica On September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria hit Dominica with catastrophic effect. Hurricane Maria was one of the most rapidly intensifying storms in recent history, intensifying to a category 5 hurricane, roughly 24 hours after being upgraded from a tropical storm.…...

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Country Assessment and Recovery Strategy – Information Factsheet/Template

The passage of Hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017 was catastrophic for the infrastructure, economy and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica. A Post Disaster Needs Assessment, undertaken with the UN System, EU and WB, examined the cumulative impacts across sectors and concluded that damages to productive infrastructure exceeded $930…...

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