UN Chief backs Dominica’s goal to become first climate-resilient nation. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Dominica, taking stock of the immense damage caused by Hurricane Maria.
“My government proposes to temporarily relax the immigration laws for a number of school children from Dominica who wish to continue their education in The Bahamas,” said Minnis while addressing the House of Assembly. “Permits to reside will be issued to students from Dominica who, with the approval of parents, wish to study in The Bahamas.
1500 ShelterKits along with solar lights, water purification systems and blankets have arrived in Dominica. The team is based in Roseau and is working with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to coordinate providing shelter around the island. ShelterBox will cover all the areas IOM isn’t reaching.
Relief agencies like these men from The Jamaica Public Service reached the hard-hit island by air and sea. Perhaps Lloyd Lovindeer could write a follow-on for Gilbert's wife Maria...
A group of professionals are here from Trinidad and Tobago providing Psycho-social support.
Khalsa Aid Mission on the dock in Dominica. They are an international non-profit aid and relief organization founded on the Sikh principles of selfless service and universal love. Khalsa Aid has provided relief assistance to victims of disasters, wars, and other tragic events around the world.
Following the opening announcement by Prime Minister of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerritt, LIAT resumed a limited commercial service to Douglas Charles Airport as efforts to normalize operations following Hurricane Maria began. The service operates daily alternating between the hubs of Antigua and Barbados.
NGOs airlifted solar panels, radios, antennas, repeaters to keep communications up an running!