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Building Damage Assessment in Dominica (BDA)

July 10, 2018 | Comments: 0
In Dominica after HurricaneMaria, 29,431 buildings were assessed by 71 women and 80 men under the leading role of Ministry of Housing and Lands and the support of UNDP and Microsoft. We celebrate these key actors of the Recovery at...
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Building Damage Assessment in Dominica (BDA)

Building Resilient Roofs

Dominica State College

June 26, 2018
DSC, is a national college, located in the northern part of Roseau.
DSC is supported by the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Youth Affairs and Sports. It operates like a polytechnic institution, and offers classes in education, health, arts and sciences. It has a student population of about 1400.
The roofing was considered as mostly destroyed following Hurricane Maria. They received roofing materials consisting of lumber; corrugated galvanized metal roofing sheets (CGI); hurricane straps and ties; galvanized roofing screws and fasteners to cover a roofing area of approximately 65,000 square feet.
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Transforming Lives

Castle Bruce residents benefit from roof restoration

June 27, 2018
Castle Bruce is a village on the east coast of Dominica. It is the largest settlement in St. David Parish, with a population of 1,087 (2011 census). The homes of many Castle Bruce residents like Autisha Paul had roof restoration work done by our partner, IsraAid. They received roofing materials consisting of lumber, corrugated galvanized metal roofing sheets (CGI), hurricane straps and ties, galvanized roofing screws and fasteners to cover a roofing area of approximately 1000 square feet.
About 30% of all roofs in the village were destroyed.

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