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Plans in place for ban of styrofoam and single-use plastics

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said that plans are in place to ban the use of Styrofoam and plastic items in the New Year. In...

In the eye of the Caribbean storm: one year on from...

This article was originally published on Reliefweb.int. In September 2017, Primrose Thomas was at her home on Barbuda, when disaster struck: two Category 5 hurricanes,...

IOM reaches toward 600 houses covered after Hurricane Maria

Press Release (August 29, 2018) - Over 580 families who lost their roof and nearly everything else after Hurricane Maria have received assistance from...

Humanitarian agencies offer opportunities to learn basic carpentry

Roseau, Dominica  (August 20, 2018) – IOM Dominica and Habitat for Humanity Trinidad & Tobago have partnered to provide Basic Carpentry Training for interested persons...

Handing over of Paix Bouche Primary School – UNDP

On Thursday August 16th, was the official handing over of the Paix Bouche Primary School to The Government of Dominica. Paix Bouche Primary School...

Assisting families with house repairs – IOM

We're so thrilled to have assisted over 450 families with housing repairs in Dominica! Touching lives in the communities where we work means the world...

Emergency Employment Programme – UNDP

The EEP program has now come to a close. Therefore, a Focus Group Series was launched by the NEP with the support of the...

Student wins international award for hurricane relief project

Heather Chisholm, 15, lands Kurt Hahn Prize for her innovative plan to provide school for Caribbean island A 15-year-old girl from Rothesay, N.B., has won an international...
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[VIDEO] The story of Kenisha and Athalie – Hurricane Maria

Two days before hurricane Maria it was Kenisha’s 9th birthday. There were no birthday presents. Instead, there was fear. A hurricane was coming, but...

Beneficiary House in Castle Bruce – UNDP

Castle Bruce is a village on the east coast of Dominica. It is the largest settlement in St. David Parish, with a population of...
UNDP Paix Bouche Primary School

Paix Bouche Primary School – UNDP

Paix Bouche is a village in northern Dominica in the St. Andrew parish. It has a population of 577. The Paix Bouche Primary School...
Salybia, Dominica

Beneficiary House in Salybia – UNDP

Salybia is a hamlet on the east coast of Dominica in Saint David Parish. About 51% of all roofs were destroyed or gone in...
Princess Margaret Hospital, Dominica

Princess Margaret Hospital – UNDP

Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is the major trauma facility of Dominica, located in the northern Goodwill part of the capital, Roseau. There are approximately...

Dublanc Health Centre – UNDP

Dublanc is a village in Saint Peter parish on the west coast of Dominica. It sits on a low hillside at an elevation of...

Guide to Dominica Housing Standards 2018

The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development is pleased to present the Guide to Dominica's Housing Standards. The Guide was developed in collaboration with...

Calibishie Health Centre – UNDP

Calibishie is a village in northeastern Dominica in the St. Andrew Parish with a population of 1,017. The Calibishie Health Centre serves the Calibishie,...
St Luke's Primary donation

Rebuild Dominica Hurricane Relief aims to bring normalcy after Maria

PRESS RELEASE: After the destructive strike of Hurricane Maria on Dominica, many felt helpless and wondered how they would begin to rebuild their lives. When...
Thank You Poem - IsraAid

Thank You Poem – IsraAID

After IsraAID's team restored her roof, in partnership with Digicel, Rachel Ullysses from Castle Bruce, Dominica, wrote this beautiful poem. Rachel's roof was severely damaged last...

Restarting life by restoring homes – UNDP

Augustine Sorhaindo was home during the passage of Maria and managed to leave to his mother in law’s house when the winds subsided. At...
FLOW Study

Students in Hurricane Impacted Markets Get Free Access to Flow Study...

Students in the Hurricane affected Flow markets of Anguilla, BVI, Dominica and Turks & Caicos now have access to Flow Study CSEC and CAPE exam material for free until June 30, 2018. This well-needed educational boost...

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