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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

VIDEO: UNDP teams up with China Aid to build resilient roofs in Dominica

August 2, 2018

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.

Before & Now

Dublanc Health Centre

July 2, 2018
Dublanc is a village in Saint Peter parish on the west coast of Dominica. It sits on a low hillside at an elevation of 27 ft. As of 2011, it had a population of 413.
The Dublanc Health Centre serves the Dublanc, Bioche and Syndicate communities. On average, it serves about 10- 15 adults and children and on a doctor’s visit day can serve up to 40 people. On immunization days, it serves an average of 20 children.
The entire roof was lost during the passage of Hurricane Maria. Roof restoration work was done by our partner, Americares. 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 1476 square feet.
About 30% of all roofs were destroyed or gone in this village.
Photo: Zaimis Olmos/UNDP
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