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  The news from Dominica is heart-breaking. On September 18 a direct hit by Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 monster packing 160-mph winds and two feet of rain, took down the island’s power, water, and communications infrastructure, and grievously wounded roads, bridges, businesses, homes—and schools. Many Hands supporters have been asking about disaster relief for Dominica. The Resource Foundation is […]

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris announced on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 during a National Address on TV and radio that the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will give a total of $2.5 million in hurricane relief aid to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica and St. Maarten. This gift […]

Working through the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), the Government of the United States committed USD$100,000 to provide immediate humanitarian assistance, and will be working closely with the Dominica Red Cross to address the most critical needs. According to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), 100 […]

The European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) is providing EC$806,000 (250,000 Euros) in emergency humanitarian aid to Dominica, following the severe destruction caused by Hurricane Maria which devastated the island on 19 September. The relief will address urgent needs and will include basic kits for survival, clean water and food, construction material […]

PRIME MINISTER DR. THE HON. TIMOTHY HARRIS’ POST-HURRICANE MARIA ADDRESS Saturday, September 23, 2017 — My Fellow Citizens and Residents: With courage and resilience, our Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has braved two powerful Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, within a span of two weeks, and we have come out of them without sustaining […]

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat will officially launch four online platforms on Monday, 25 September 2017 in Barbados. These online platforms have been developed to help make the benefits of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) more accessible to CARICOM Nationals. They were created with the assistance of the Tenth European Development Fund (10th […]

HON. ROOSEVELT SKERRIT PRIME MINISTER OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA ADDRESSES THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 72ND SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE U.N Saturday, September 23, 2017 — Highlights [] Dominica holds dear the ideals of the United Nations; [] Dominica stands in solidarity with all nations affected by recent Hurricanes and the earthquake […]

HURRICANE IRMA AND HURRICANE JOSE Click link above

OECS MEMBER STATES RALLY TOGETHER

As the Northern Caribbean region continues to grapple with the effects of Hurricane Irma, as Chairman of the Caribbean Community, I have been in constant communication with the CARICOM Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, and the Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Mr. Ronald Jackson. We are working together to ensure […]


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