VIDEO: Evacuating Petite Savanne

A resident of Petite Savanne being evacuated
A resident of Petite Savanne being evacuated

During the passage of Tropical Storm Erika Petite Savanne was hit very hard.

So hard that the community was named a ‘special disaster area’ and voluntary evacuation order was given.

By August 31, 409 residents were evacuated from Petite Savanne.

Local company Platimum Security played a major role in the evacuation process and has put a video together.

See video below.

https://youtu.be/VmxyXUUTXVc

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36 Comments

  1. helenia darroux
    September 9, 2015

    This disaster has touched my very soul! Watching this video has further humbled me! God bless Khimo and his team!! We will NEVER forget!!! My bro got strength from his people and the persons like Khimo who gave from the heart…

  2. JJ master
    September 9, 2015

    I understand that the song writer wants the video pulled down as he wants them to pay for using the song. You would think that in a time like that with such a beautiful song that rights with videos like these will be over looked. If they are successful in pulling this video due to this it removes all the beauty of the song and it will kill the song and the spirit of Dominincans. Why are we so wicked in such critical times.

  3. time to stop
    September 9, 2015

    Very touching Great job…….kHIMO AND CREW fantastic effort the only thing spoil the video is SKERRIT

    • 767
      September 9, 2015

      shut your damn mouth your fool, in this time there u playing politics,it could have been ur family that died etc,stupid

      • dca girl
        September 9, 2015

        ikr every dam ting is a politics ,, here u r watching the damage of wat was done to our country but sayin skerrit spoil the video.. like seriously.. when will u ppl stop …
        there is a time n place for everything man,,, my goshhhhhhhh

      • September 9, 2015

        I totally agree. That person sounding real ignorant and foolish!! Although I not for labor. Dat damn person is a damn fool man????awa wii. FOOLISH!!!!

    • September 9, 2015

      You saying your name is time to stop, well time to stop play politics!! FOOL!!!

  4. Rhona Baptiste
    September 9, 2015

    Parry and Claudia Bellot… please convey to your Prime Minister and the people of Dominica our compassion for the damaging experience of the recent Hurricane. May God continue to bless you all with the courage to rebuild with Love and Hope.
    And may God Bless us all
    Rhona and Owen Baptiste

  5. One People One Nation
    September 9, 2015

    :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: Gossshh! This shows why as a people, as a nation, we should have love for one another…I just brings tears to my eyes…God Bless This Business, and may Dominicans after this storm remember them…People be good! Express love even to your enemies, for is by LOVE God himself died for us ALL! :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

  6. paul norton
    September 9, 2015

    My wife and I have been to Dominica four times over the past 8 years and have found to be the most beautiful place in the Islands full of strong, tough and good people and it pains me deeply to see the devastation you have to deal with and will have for a long time and but I know you will.
    I was stunned to see the comments that were posted, until I saw the source-Fox News-that said it all-it is a brain damaged organization that appeals to worst part of an equally damaged audience and is a sad cancer in American media. There is a saying in America-“opinions are like assholes-everyone got one”- probably most of those jerks have never been out of their hometowns let alone travel to a place anything like your land. We wish you well and be safe .

  7. Mainlander
    September 9, 2015

    I have never been to Dominica but this video brought tears to my eyes, too. My daughter goes to the University of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas where many of the heartbroken students have ties to Dominica. My biggest concern is that people on the US mainland will forget about the devastation caused by Erika simply because the storm dissipated before it reached Florida and therefore didn’t affect them. I hope that people in Dominica will be able to keep their needs in the public eye and that other nations will help everyone rebuild. Prayers from the USA!

  8. September 8, 2015

    Oh lord give us strength tears running down my eyes without I noticing one time you there one time you not there. We shall rise again. Some people need to stop blaming all of this on d pm. This is not the time for this trust me! Don’t you worry Erika Dominica shall rise again. We all need to work together. It’s the only way. I’m praying to God that he guides us and protect us. All of us was expecting Erika, just not as big as it hit us nah. Sigh??????????

  9. Matata
    September 8, 2015

    Jesus this is so touching …proud of Ronald Charles and the young man ..awesome song

  10. Green Gold
    September 8, 2015

    Praise god for life. Dominica will be back stronger than before!

  11. We Shall Rise Again
    September 8, 2015

    Tears looking at this video, especially watching the kids and the elderly people. Great job Kihmo and crew, you guys did an awesome job.. May God get us through these trying times.

  12. wow
    September 8, 2015

    This is what humanity is all about!!!! cant stop the tears!!!! Platinum Security may your business continue to prosper and thank you and may God continue to bless you all who helped!

  13. My-views
    September 8, 2015

    I cried ….Lord have mercy

  14. DLP + UWP = Dominica shall rise again
    September 8, 2015

    God bless Platinum security crew! You guys worked tirelessly to ensure everyone was safe. Very touching video. That song is absolutely award winning in my opinion. Great lyrics and perfect vocals. “We shall [indeed] rise again”

  15. September 8, 2015

    No matter how many times one looks at that vidio you must be touched and shed tears. cause those who experienced this must receive thraphy, untill things get back to a point of normalcy. And yes to all those who risk their lives to save others, those are the real heroes, and deserve some kind of recognition when all things are back to normal. have a cermony at the stadium to publicly honor and give out some tangible token in what ever form to all those involved, and not forgeting our Law enforcement agencies, our Police officers. let it be declared a day of thanksgiving and honor to all. I cant wait to attened such a ceremony.

  16. JJ master
    September 8, 2015

    Soon the will ask them to remove the video due to song rights. Hope not sometimes we need to allow ppl to help.

    • time to stop
      September 9, 2015

      there is already controversy smh

  17. September 8, 2015

    I;m from Da living in Canada .The Video brings tears to my eyes

  18. DA Child
    September 8, 2015

    My heart goes out to all of them they shall over come

  19. DA... Child
    September 8, 2015

    My heart goes out to them . They shall over come

  20. DA... Child
    September 8, 2015

    Oh lord my heart goes out to all of them as tears dropped through my eyes I pray to god that they shall over come

  21. thinking out loud
    September 8, 2015

    The tears just keep coming..

  22. unknown767
    September 8, 2015

    :'( this is so sad…

  23. hopeful
    September 8, 2015

    My gosh this video combined with the music is just so heartbreaking. Lovely song and great Job Platinum Security

  24. Me
    September 8, 2015

    How can an order be voluntary? That is a contradiction of terms!
    Thanks for helping out Kimo, much appreciated.

  25. i must speak
    September 8, 2015

    Awww this is great Astaphan and crew!!!!!!! we need more like you!!

  26. Heartfelt
    September 8, 2015

    Watching this made me cry. You never really know the struggle unless you’re in it. Lives will never be the same for some of these people, but we are resilient and will move forward. Hats off to those who put hands and feet together to help those in need when they needed it.

  27. Anonymous
    September 8, 2015

    Jesus look after their needs and comfort them.

  28. Prouddominican
    September 8, 2015

    This was touching. Got me all teary eyed. KUDOS to Platinum Security. God Bless you all Richly

  29. Dominican
    September 8, 2015

    Awesome!!!!!!. This video touched me. It brought tears to my eyes. That’s the spirit all of us should have. Keep up that good work. Dominica will rise again.

  30. BUCKET IN THE WELL
    September 8, 2015

    This video touched my core. God bless our sweet Dominica.

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