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  1. Death, survival in DominicaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    ... Yesterday the Associated Press reported that the in a message to the nation on Monday night Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said 21 nationals and two French citizens were missing. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago stepped in early and sent in ...

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  2. Kamla, Alfonso pledge more aid for DominicaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has pledged that Trinidad and Tobago 'will continue to send relief as needed to our brothers and sisters in Dominica.' This comes two days after Dominica's PM, Roosevelt Skerrit, declared nine parts of the island 'special disaster areas' because of the death and widespread destruction caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika on August 27. Asked for an update on what sort of aid TT is providing to Dominica, Persad-Bissessar yesterday recalled being contacted 'very early o'clock because was in St Lucia and he could not get back to Dominica.

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  3. St Kitts-Nevis pledges EC$1mn to Dominica as relief efforts accelerateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member state came after conversations between Harris and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica, who indicated that damage to his country was monumental, resulting in significant loss of life and ...

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  4. Erika strikes deadly blow in DominicaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Disaster News Network

    ... Dominica last week. At least 20 people were killed and more than two dozen were reported to be missing. Roosevelt Skerrit, Dominica's Prime Minister said Friday evening, hundreds of structures had been destroyed. "The extent of the devastation is ...

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  5. Rescue, relief, and recovery in Dominica not coming easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    ... Erika . "The extent of the devastation is monumental, it is far worse than expected." said Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Several communities are still cut off from rescue and relief efforts. Rescue workers and medical teams from Venezuela, ...

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  6. Is climate change the culprit in Tropical Storm Erika?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Pasadena Star-News

    Rescue teams are still searching for dozens of missing villagers in rural areas of the Caribbean island of Dominica, days after Tropical Storm Erika caused massive flooding and landslides. The storm has already killed at least 20, and Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says that number could rise as helicopters reach areas cut off by eroded roads.

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  7. Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves at least 20 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The China Post

    ... management. Evacuations were carried out by boat because of damage to roads and bridges. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that all of the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated on Monday. He declared disaster status ...

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  8. Erika Death Toll Rises, Hurricane Fred Forms Off AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    ... management. Evacuations were carried out by boat because of damage to roads and bridges. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said all the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated today. He declared disaster status for nine ...

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  9. Dominica digs out from storm damage that killed at least 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Item

    ... Storm Erika dumped some 15 inches (38 centimeters) of rain on the mountainous island. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit pleaded for international aid, saying the damage pushed Dominica back by two decades, and he warned of more rain in upcoming days. ...

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  10. Headlines for August 31, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Democracy Now

    ... of Dominica late last week, killing at least 20 people and leaving 31 missing. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said the island had been set back 20 years by the damage, which he described as "monumental." Scientists have warned climate ...

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  11. Erika ravages Dominica, moves on to Haiti, heading for FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    ... management. Evacuations were carried out by boat because of damage to roads and bridges. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that all of the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated on Monday. He declared disaster status ...

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  12. As Erika Death Toll Rises in Dominica, Florida Braces for DelugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVC

    ... management. Evacuations were carried out by boat because of damage to roads and bridges. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said all the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated today. He declared disaster status for nine ...

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  13. New evacuations in Dominica in Erika's wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS News

    ... management. Evacuations were carried out by boat because of damage to roads and bridges. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said all of the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated on Monday. He declared disaster status for ...

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  14. PM sends condolence message to DominicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gleaner

    ... Simpson Miller said in a condolence message to the Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit. Simpson Miller also spoke with Skerrit by telephone. "Jamaica shares the sense of grief arising from the loss of lives, and anxiety ...

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  15. Dominica Declares Disaster After Tropical Storm Erika Leaves At Least 20 DeadRead the original story

    Sunday | The Huffington Post

    ... at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island of Dominica. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that all of the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated on Monday. He declared disaster status ...

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  16. Dominica declares disaster statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Connecticut Post

    ... management. Evacuations were carried out by boat because of damage to roads and bridges. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that all of the residents of the town in the country's southeast would be evacuated on Monday. He declared disaster status ...

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  17. In brief: Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Erie Times News

    ... 50 missing on the Caribbean island. "Access by road to these communities is impossible," Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said. These towns "are cut off from the rest of the country." Erika whipped the island for more than five hours on Wednesday, ...

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  18. Tropical Storm Erika weakens as heads toward Cuba, but leaves 20 dead in eastern CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... Sunday. By early Saturday, the centre said the storm appeared to be dissipating. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said in a televised address late Friday that damage inflicted by the storm set the island back 20 years. Some 15 inches (38 ...

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  19. Parts of Dominica declared disaster areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... after the mountains in Hispaniola knocked Erika below tropical storm force. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said in a televised address late Friday that damage inflicted by the storm had set the island back 20 years. Some 15 inches (38 ...

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  20. Dominica Declares Disaster After Storm Leaves 20 DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TIME.com

    Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island. "Access by road to these communities is impossible," Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said.

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