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The French assist Dominica Post Hurricane Maria

The French assist Dominica Post Hurricane Maria

September 20, 2017 | Comments: 23

The French lend assistance to Dominica on the passage of Hurricane Maria   The French civil security helicopter “Dragon 972” landed on the premises of the ...

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Hartley Henry, Principal Advisor to PM: Overview of Conditions in Dominica

Hartley Henry, Principal Advisor to PM: Overview of Conditions in Dominica

September 20, 2017 | Comments: 20

The following is a message from  Hartley Henry, Principal Advisor to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica, on general conditions island-wide, post Hurricane ...

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St Lucian Prime Minister Allen Chastanet: Caribbean Resiliency is Strong

St Lucian Prime Minister Allen Chastanet: Caribbean Resiliency is Strong

September 20, 2017 | Comments: 0

Prime Minister  of St. Lucia, the Honourable Allen Chastanet, in an interview on CNBC which aired this morning, talks about the impact of Hurricane Maria on ...

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UPDATE: Dominica Relief Efforts in Houston

UPDATE: Dominica Relief Efforts in Houston

September 19, 2017 | Comments: 0

The following is an announcement from the Dominica Relief  Team based in Houston, TX. The strongest hurricane Dominica has ever encountered traversed the island ...

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Dominica Amateur Radio Communications Live Feed–Post Hurricane Maria

Dominica Amateur Radio Communications Live Feed–Post Hurricane Maria

September 19, 2017 | Comments: 19

Friends, family and patrons, The following is a link to the Dominica Amateur Radio Communications Page live feed, in an ongoing attempt to ascertain conditions on ...

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Dominica Relief Efforts in Houston

Dominica Relief Efforts in Houston

September 19, 2017 | Comments: 76

Dear friends and family, As you know, Dominica has been devastated by the impact of Hurricane Maria leaving reportedly wide infrastructural damage on the island. ...

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Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Maria to move across Dominica this evening

Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Maria to move across Dominica this evening

September 18, 2017 | Comments: 9

The center of extremely dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Maria is expected to move across Dominica this evening into tonight. Hurricane Warning remains in effect for ...

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Center of Hurricane Maria to move across Dominica tonight

Center of Hurricane Maria to move across Dominica tonight

September 18, 2017 | Comments: 3

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. At 111 am, Hurricane Maria was located near latitude 14.7 ...

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PM Skerrit warns against “lawless action” as Dominica prepares for Hurricane Maria

PM Skerrit warns against “lawless action” as Dominica prepares for Hurricane Maria

September 18, 2017 | Comments: 0

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has again cautioned Dominicans to treat the approaching hurricane very seriously and take no chances and warned that the State will ...

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UPDATE: Statement by PM Skerrit on Hurricane Maria

UPDATE: Statement by PM Skerrit on Hurricane Maria

September 18, 2017 | Comments: 9

The following is a statement made at 11:15 am by Prime Minister Skerrit on Hurricane Maria as the category three hurricane approaches Dominica. I want to say to ...

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Maria heading for Dominica; Hurricane Warning remains in effect

Maria heading for Dominica; Hurricane Warning remains in effect

September 18, 2017 | Comments: 0

Hurricane Maria is heading towards Dominica and a Hurricane Warning remains in effect. A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere ...

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Address on Hurricane Maria

Address on Hurricane Maria

September 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

Below is an address by Disaster Risk Consultant Cecil Shillingford as Hurricane Maria approaches Dominica. Hurricane Maria is now a Category One hurricane located ...

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MARIA now a hurricane ..Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Dominica

MARIA now a hurricane ..Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Dominica

September 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

At 5pm, Tropical Storm Maria intensified to a hurricane near latitude 13.8 degrees north and longitude 57.5 degrees west or about 275 miles east-southeast of ...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: L’Express des Iles service canceled September 18 & 19, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: L’Express des Iles service canceled September 18 & 19, 2017

September 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

Due to the impending weather forecast with Tropical storm Maria; which in turn is projected to become Hurricane Maria within the next 24-36 hours placing Dominica ...

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BREAKING NEWS: No school tomorrow

BREAKING NEWS: No school tomorrow

September 17, 2017 | Comments: 0

There will be no school on Monday as Hurricane Maria approaches Dominica. Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, on Sunday that all government business will be closed, ...

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ODM advises residents to prepare for Hurricane Maria

ODM advises residents to prepare for Hurricane Maria

September 17, 2017 | Comments: 1

The Office of Disaster Management (ODM) is advising the Dominican public to finalise preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Maria. A Hurricane Warning has been ...

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UPDATE:  Maria now a hurricane; Dominica now under Hurricane Warning

UPDATE: Maria now a hurricane; Dominica now under Hurricane Warning

September 17, 2017 | Comments: 2

Maria is now a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. A Hurricane Watch has been upgraded to a Hurricane Warning for Dominica as of 11:00 am. ...

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Dr. Paul Ricketts passes away

Dr. Paul Ricketts passes away

September 16, 2017 | Comments: 20

A former National Epidemiologist in Dominica, Dr. Paul Ricketts, has died. A family member confirmed to DNO that Dr. Ricketts, who has been ailing for some time, ...

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BUSINESS BYTE: Three schools benefit from KFC Community Outreach Program

BUSINESS BYTE: Three schools benefit from KFC Community Outreach Program

September 16, 2017 | Comments: 1

KFC continues to reach out to the communities it serves every day. Since the initiation of this program in 2014, KFC’s Project Book Bag platform provides a ...

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Parents protest transfer of Roseau Primary School principal, again

Parents protest transfer of Roseau Primary School principal, again

September 15, 2017 | Comments: 54

Parents of the Roseau Primary School held protest action again on Friday over the transfer of that school’s principal Greta Roberts to the Goodwill Primary School. ...

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Dominica condemns London terror attack

Dominica condemns London terror attack

September 15, 2017 | Comments: 12

Dominica has condemned a terrorist attack in the London Underground describing it as a ‘cowardly act.’ “The Government of Dominica condemns ...

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Dominica identifies contacts for nationals living in Irma-affected countries

Dominica identifies contacts for nationals living in Irma-affected countries

September 15, 2017 | Comments: 10

Roseau, Dominica (September 15, 2017) — The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica has been facilitating Dominican nationals desirous of returning home as ...

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