Tropical Wave-Related Advisory

A tropical wave presently affecting the region is expected to produce an increase in rainfall activity across Dominica tonight and into early tomorrow morning. As a result, persons in areas prone to flooding, landslides and falling rocks are advised to exercise extreme caution and to take the necessary action to…

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Appointment of International Efforts Relief Coordinator

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The Prime Minister of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, has today appointed Dominican, the Right Honourable Baroness Patricia Scotland as the international coordinator of the Dominica Relief Effort. To contact Baroness Scotland by e-mail:¬†erikarelief@patriciascotland.com. Dominica has been severely affected by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika with confirmed deaths of…

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Special Disaster Areas Declared

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Listen to my update this evening: The Commonwealth of Dominica was severely impacted by Tropical Storm Erika on Thursday, August 27, 2015.¬†As a consequence, the island experienced continuous rainfall measuring 10 inches over a 6-hour period. This resulted in cresting of rivers and ravines, and extensive damage causing loss of…

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Tropical Storm Erika Recovery and Reconstruction Fund

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The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has established an account at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to receive contributions in support of its recovery and reconstruction efforts following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. The account details are as follows: United States Dollars (USD) Federal Reserve Bank (NY) SWIFT:…

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