Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica Website
Thursday, 21 March 2019

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Dominica, according to the Honourable Prime Minister, will be ready to face the upcoming hurricane season for the year 2019.

The Hon Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, was speaking at Sunday’s Delegates Conference of the Dominica Labour Party, hosted in Londonderry on February 17.

The Nation’s Leader says the work which has been done so far in the country ensure that Dominica, more particularity the city is ready to withstand adverse weather conditions.

“This year our capital city Roseau, shall be better prepared for any adverse weather conditions my dear brothers and sisters. Already we have witnessed the coming back on stream of the E.C Loblack Bridge in Roseau, and shortly we shall be commissioning a continuation of that work involving the rebuilding of sea-defence walls in Roseau as well as the setting down of the first redesigned roads featuring underground utilities and sidewalk drainage.”

Hon Skerrit says The Dominica Labour Party Administration, since passage of Hurricane Maria has made significant strides in providing safe homes for Dominicans.

He went on to promise to the populace that Government will continue to provide climate resilient homes for those in need from passage of Hurricane Maria.  

“We are working steadfastly on the provision of affordable housing for Dominicans. There are several construction companies currently at work on sites across the island building hurricane resilient homes for Dominicans. We intend to secure every single family in this country from the threat of persistent natural disaster and that is my solemn promise I give to you the people of Dominica as your Prime Minister.”

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