Meet Macdalene, a home owner from La Plaine. At the time of the visit, her home was 80% near completion and she described how overjoyed she was when she learned that she would be a beneficiary of the re-roofing project.

UNDP Dominica Project Office
Beneficiary of re-roofing project, Magdalene, sitting with UNDP officer, Jahna Mc Lawrence (Photo credit: Zaimis Olmos)

She moved from her home the day before the hurricane to a nearby shelter where she stayed for one month. Her son placed galvanize sheets on her house temporarily to prevent it from further flooding. She was extremely happy to be able to move back home that day.

UNDP Dominica Project Office

The UNDP Dominica Project Office is a part of the Regional Sub-Office of Barbados and the OECS. The Team’s presence is part of the UNDPs response to the significant damage sustained from Hurricane Maria.

This post was originally published on UNDP Dominica Project Office’s Facebook page.


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