DFP sympathizes with Silver Lake fire victims

Some of the victims of the fire

The Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) sympathizes with the victims of Silver Lake whose homes were destroyed by fire on the night of Monday, December 26, 2016. The pain, suffering and distress that these Sixteen (16) families are going through at this time is no small matter.

We must all care about the plight of our fellow citizens who found themselves in this unfortunate situation.

The DFP welcomes and encourages the necessary assistance to be given to the Silver Lake fire victims in a well-structured and fair manner and for the process to move speedily so that the families can return to their normal way of life as quickly as possible.

We urge the government to keep its promise of assistance to the victims and to give it on behalf of all Dominicans, which is our duty so to do as a caring society and not simply because of partisan politics. Thus, only genuine promises should be made, and once assistance is given, the dignity of the recipients must be protected.

We further encourage the government to be open and transparent in the process and to respect the role of the Parliamentary Representative for the area.

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7 Comments

  1. Open & Transparent
    January 1, 2017

    Thanks Freedom Party for championing the dignity of the SilverLake fire victims. I am proud of you for deciding to go about listening to citizens. Next thing we nee is public meetings.

    What’s d

  2. Roseau
    December 31, 2016

    Thanks to DFP for reaching out to all in Silver Lake during this times of sadness .
    Maybe you all do not have the $$$ to hand out but it is the love that counts. We will remember that.

  3. December 31, 2016

    We have a government and many organizations to help these families notwithstanding the fortunate that can assist. I do agree that politics aside, but the tete boss will make it look as if it is I.

  4. elisee pierre charles
    December 30, 2016

    The pm is the pm of dominica not for those who vote for him. He will do what he said he will take care of them. thanks mister pm.

  5. Concern citizen
    December 30, 2016

    Thank you for Real,
    it was the same freedom Party that say take them out by any means, so the same applies to them now, take them out by any means, said MAMO
    SO SHE PUT D/CA IN SERIOUS TROUBLE AND SHE WENT TO MEET HER MAKER

  6. For Real
    December 30, 2016

    Good job DFP , I hope you all come back in office so that Dominica will gains its reputation in the world again.
    The people of Silver lake I feel sorry for the sad loss that you all have gone through and I hope the good people of Dominica will genuinely come to your aid.
    Prayers are better than hand-outs sometimes.

    • SD
      December 31, 2016

      Prayers are better than hand-outs? Ever been homeless, jobless? I’m sure those who have also prayed. Next time you can’t pay your light bill, just pray. Domlec will understand.
      Lastly I don’t see how the DFP being in power would have stopped a fire destroying their homes? So why the politics?

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