Hurricane Maria struck Dominica on September 18, 2017. On September 20, 2017, the Prime Minister, Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit, announced that a State of Emergency had come into effect with a curfew that takes effect daily from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. the following morning.

An Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been established and operates mainly from the 5th floor of the Financial Centre which is located on Kennedy Avenue in Roseau. The Head of the EOC is Mr. Fitzroy Pascal.

  1. Video (09/25): Commencement of Daily Press Briefing (focus on Security)
  2. Video (09/26): Daily Press Briefing (focus on Utilities)
  3. Video (09/27): Daily Press Briefing (focus on Relief and Distribution)
  4. Video: Update on Health Matters
  5. Video: Update on Roads
  6. Video: Update on Banking
  7. Video (10/03): Daily Press Briefing (updates on Road Access and Utilities)
  8. Video (10/04): Daily Press Briefing (updates from International Organizations)
  9. Video (10/05): Daily Press Briefing (featuring the Director of PAHO)
  10. Video (10/06): Address to the Nation by the Prime Minister
  11. Video (10/06): Daily Press Briefing (focus on Agriculture)
  12. Video (10/07):
  13. Video (10/08): Joint Press Briefing (Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and UN Secretary-General)
  14. Video (10/09): Daily Press Briefing (focus on Education and re-opening of schools)
  15. Video (10/10): Daily Press Briefing (focus on Psycho-social support)
  16. Video (10/11): Updates by Volunteer and Charity Group
  17. Video (10/12): Daily Press Briefing (General)

Consignee of Hurricane Relief. Send hurricane relief / aid to:

Office of Disaster Management
Attention: Mr. Fitzroy Pascal
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica

Financial contributions to the recovery efforts can be sent to:

If sending United States dollars (USD):

Federal Reserve Bank (NY)
SWIFT: FRNYUS33
Account with Institution: ECCB
SWIFT: ECCBKNSK
ECCB’s account number at the Fed: 021083695
For further credit: Government of Dominica Call Account
Account number: 310301005

If sending British Pound Sterling (GBP)

Bank of England
SWIFT: BKENGB2L
Account with Institution: ECCB
SWIFT: ECCBKNSK
ECCB’s account number at the Bank of England: 40920003
For further credit: Government of Dominica Call Account
Account number: 310301005