Officials from Dominica, China and UNDP Assess Recovery Efforts

 Photo Credit: UNDP Barbados & the OECS

High level representatives from the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica,  the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) conducted site visits to the Princess Margaret Hospital, the Woodbridge Bay Port, the Dublanc Health Center and a home in Colihaut to examine the progress of roofing repairs.

The visit took place as Dominicans are starting to reap benefits in sturdier roofing from US$3 million worth of roofing materials through the China-funded project, implemented by UNDP with national counterparts. Since the beginning of the year, approximately 840 cubic metres of roofing material have arrived in Dominica. The roofing repairs are scheduled for completion by the end of June 2018. In the immediate hurricane aftermath, the Government of China also offered US$800,000 to support efforts to build back better. Read more >>>