British territories mobilise support for Dominica

British territories mobilise support for Dominica

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

BRADES, Montserrat — The British overseas territories of Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands have both mobilised support for Dominica following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika. ...

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$612.7M in infrastructural damages–371 houses destroyed

$612.7M in infrastructural damages–371 houses destroyed

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 9

Tropical Storm Erika has left a trail of infrastructural damages estimated at $612.7M while 371 houses have been destroyed across the island. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made the ...

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LIME service restored to Delices, Belles

LIME service restored to Delices, Belles

September 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

LIME’s technicians have overcome the challenges faced in Delices and are reporting success in restoring services to that eastern community. A press release issued by LIME said mobile, fixed and ...

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Update on the funeral mass for Mr. Frank James Newton

Update on the funeral mass for Mr. Frank James Newton

August 28, 2015 | Comments: 6

The family of the late Frank James Newton would like to announce that the funeral mass has been rescheduled to Saturday 5th September at the St. Geralds Hall, Roseau. Viewing : 10:00 am Mass: ...

Emergency Relief Meeting in aid of Dominica

Emergency Relief Meeting in aid of Dominica

August 28, 2015 | Comments: 5

Dear Fellow Dominicans and Friends of Dominica: Due to the disaster which struck Dominica yesterday, we are holding an emergency relief meeting tomorrow at Evangel Assembly in Camp Springs, ...

Clear Harbor’s Plan for re-opening their offices

Clear Harbor’s Plan for re-opening their offices

August 29, 2015 | Comments: 2

Roseau, Dominica, August 29, 2015: As a corporate citizen in the Commonwealth of Dominica for the last 9 years, Clear Harbor has been monitoring the passage and subsequent aftermath of Tropical ...

A Message of Condolence and Support To My Dominican People

A Message of Condolence and Support To My Dominican People

August 30, 2015 | Comments: 5

As I looked at television, social media, scores of photos via WhattsApp and listening to DBS Radio, it was heart-wrenching to see and hear of the terrible loss of innocent lives and the utter ...

DA-Erika Relief Fund (GoFundMe.com)

DA-Erika Relief Fund (GoFundMe.com)

August 31, 2015 | Comments: 11

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has recognized and endorses the following GoFundMe.com Page: http://www.gofundme.com/DA-ErikaReliefFund  

Tropical Storm Erika Recovery and Reconstruction Fund

Tropical Storm Erika Recovery and Reconstruction Fund

August 31, 2015 | Comments: 23

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 ...

Wikibuli extends services to Disaster Relief Program

Wikibuli extends services to Disaster Relief Program

August 30, 2015 | Comments: 2

‘Wikibuli Communications Inc, wishes to extend its services to the disaster relief program. Any government service, medi centers, search and rescue or other disaster related organizations are ...

Urgent announcement-Ministry of Health

Urgent announcement-Ministry of Health

August 30, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Ministry of Health  is requesting that all nurses should make a concerted effort to report for duty. This is critical to ensure continuous operations of the health care services. Please note ...

Ministry of Health announcement for Diabetics

Ministry of Health announcement for Diabetics

August 30, 2015 | Comments: 4

The Ministry of Health informs all Diabetics using insulin that the insulin can be kept in the fridge or on ice  or can be kept in a cool place at room temperature. Please be guided accordingly.

Ministry of Health announcement for dialysis patients

Ministry of Health announcement for dialysis patients

August 30, 2015 | Comments: 11

As a result of the devastation of the tropical storm ,the Ministry of Health informs the following Dialysis Patients who are schedule for treatment during the week of Monday August 31, to Friday ...

Min of Health warns against eating dead animals

Min of Health warns against eating dead animals

August 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

The Ministry of Health and the Division of Agriculture advise the public that the consumption of dead animals is unsanitary and can cause serious health issues. Therefore this practice should be ...

URGENT: Dominica Relief, Letter from DASCI

URGENT: Dominica Relief, Letter from DASCI

August 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

  Dear all, We were invited to a Dominica relief fund meeting yesterday which unfortunately we were unable to attend. However, I made contact with the coordinator Alex Bruno today who gave ...

Ferry service info

Ferry service info

August 31, 2015 | Comments: 0

Those who are interested in information pertaining to the ferry service from Antigua to Dominica can contact Jenny Burke of Jenny Tours at 268-778-9786 or [email protected] to register. In ...

Information on flights and ferry services

Information on flights and ferry services

September 1, 2015 | Comments: 0

Information on flights and ferry services current as of August 31, 2015. We will continue to update as the week progresses.  

Transfers to Govt of Dominica account at NBD

Transfers to Govt of Dominica account at NBD

September 2, 2015 | Comments: 3

For transfers to the Government of Dominica Account at the National Bank of Dominica use the following information. Beneficiary Name:                           ...

URGENT Announcement

URGENT Announcement

September 2, 2015 | Comments: 1

The National Emergency Operation Center wishes to advise all volunteers that they should report to the Conference Room of the Stadium immediately. Your assistance is urgently needed to assist in ...

PMH Clinics Cancellation

PMH Clinics Cancellation

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

All clients holding appointments at the Princess Margaret Hospital are hereby informed that ALL clinics have been cancelled. Normal clinics will resume on Monday September 7, 2015 Kindly call in ...

Emergency Operation Center Announcement

Emergency Operation Center Announcement

September 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

The National Reconstruction Advisory Committee through the Emergency Operation Center wishes to thank the many generous Dominicans who have committed themselves to and are providing meals for the ...

Announcement from Office of Disaster Management in Trinidad

Announcement from Office of Disaster Management in Trinidad

September 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

In the wake of the devastation caused by tropical storm Erika in Dominica on Wednesday 27 August 2015, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has made arrangements, as part of its on-going relief ...

Telephone communication made easier for Petite Savanne evacuees

Telephone communication made easier for Petite Savanne evacuees

September 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

Digicel on Thursday delivered a desktop phone and credit to the Dominica Grammar School, the location where several Petite Savanne residents are being housed following the devastation caused by ...

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Ministry concerned about water borne diseases, urges residents to treat drinking water

Ministry concerned about water borne diseases, urges residents to treat drinking water

September 4, 2015 | Comments: 0

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. David Johnson has expressed concerns about the possibility of water borne and vector-borne diseases in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. He explained that the scarcity ...

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Grenada, CCCU contribute to Erika relief efforts

Grenada, CCCU contribute to Erika relief efforts

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

 Central Co-operative Credit Union has announced plans to donate $50, 000 towards the Government’s storm relief efforts. “We recognise that the rebuilding process will be a challenging one, ...

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22 schools affected by storm, Lead Institute pushes back reopening

22 schools affected by storm, Lead Institute pushes back reopening

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

With 22 of the island’s 75 school buildings affected in some way by Tropical Storm Erika, Education Minister Petter St Jean has announced that the reopening of school has been deferred until ...

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Antigua to admit Dominica students to public schools

Antigua to admit Dominica students to public schools

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) –  Education Minister Michael Browne says students from Dominica who were in Antigua and Barbuda during the passage of Tropical Storm Erika, will be permitted to ...

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President commends PM, says Opposition Leader was equally magnanimous

President commends PM, says Opposition Leader was equally magnanimous

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 1

President of Dominica, Charles Savarin, has commended the humility and magnanimity of spirit demonstrated by Prime Minister who he said was quick to realise that the rebuilding and restoration of ...

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Business slowly returning to normal, drop in customers

Business slowly returning to normal, drop in customers

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

Business activity is slowly returning to normal in central Roseau following Tropical Storm Erika and some are reporting a drop in customers. A number of stores and other types of businesses have ...

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Two shooting incidents in one day

Two shooting incidents in one day

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 2

Police are investigating two shooting incidents in which three men have been injured. Both incidents occurred on September 1. Police Public Relations Officer ASP Claude Weekes told DBS News that ...

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Jungle Bay owner promises to support employees during difficult days ahead

Jungle Bay owner promises to support employees during difficult days ahead

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 10

About 50 Jungle Bay Resort and Spa employees gathered at the Fort Young Hotel this morning to discuss the closure of the hotel and their future. The award winning hotel which was located at ...

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Portable water filtration plant to be placed at Grand Bay

Portable water filtration plant to be placed at Grand Bay

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 1

The Dominica Red Cross has acquired a mobile water filtration plant which is expected to be operational over the next few days. The plant will be used to provide potable water to persons who have ...

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Symes-Zee Villa inoperative after Tropical Storm Erika

Symes-Zee Villa inoperative after Tropical Storm Erika

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 2

Symes-Zee Villa in Biyack, near Laudat in the Roseau Valley, has been rendered inoperative by damage from Tropical Storm Erika on August 27, 2015. According to a press release issued on Tuesday, ...

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National days of prayer and mourning announced

National days of prayer and mourning announced

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 1

Government has declared September 03 and September 04 National Days of Mourning in the wake of the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika. All flags shall be flown at half-staff on all public ...

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LIME Update on Service Restoration

LIME Update on Service Restoration

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

LIME Mobile and fixed line voice services have been restored in the western communities of Colihaut, Dublanc and Bioche, while efforts continue to complete restoration in Coulibistrie and ...

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90% of Digicel cell sites back up

90% of Digicel cell sites back up

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 0

Digicel has reported “excellent” progress in restoring its mobile network with 90% of sites now up and running. Digicel Dominica’s technical teams, with the support from teams across the ...

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A CRY FOR HELP: The forgotten victim

A CRY FOR HELP: The forgotten victim

September 3, 2015 | Comments: 20

As we approached the pocket that is known as “the Cochrane side of Good Hope”, we heard screams from on top the hill.  The screams were chilling, full of anguish and accompanied with ...

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Fire at Goodwill

Fire at Goodwill

September 2, 2015 | Comments: 1

Information reaching DNO indicates that a house which is said to be located on Eden Lane in the Goodwill area was ablaze earlier this evening. More details are not available at this time but we ...

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Curacao prime minister resigns

Curacao prime minister resigns

September 2, 2015 | Comments: 2

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — With elections right around the corner, the prime minister of Curacao, Ivar Asjes, resigned on Monday. He will be succeeded as head of government by Dr Bernard ...

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EU gives over $900, 000 in relief assistance

EU gives over $900, 000 in relief assistance

September 2, 2015 | Comments: 10

The European Union’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing EC$913,000 in emergency humanitarian funding to Dominica, following the destruction caused by ...

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Relief for Laudat

Relief for Laudat

September 2, 2015 | Comments: 2

The Laudat community in the Roseau Valley finally received some relief on Tuesday after being cut off from the rest of Dominica as a result of Tropical Storm Erika. A number of landslides blocked ...

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