Dominica - TS Erika Disaster Relief

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On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, Dominica was devastated by a tropical storm that left the island with massive flooding, mudslides and, sadly, loss of lives. Several villages were so badly hit that they remain cut off from the rest of the island - left isolated by washed away roads and bridges. Streets were turned into rivers of mud and debris. Communities lost homes, cars, food, personal items, etc.

Almost 36 years ago to the day, Dominica was left similarly devastated by Hurricane David which caused widespread destruction including damage to buildings and infrastructure and the loss of numerous lives. The Dominica-American Relief & Development Association (DARDA) was organized as a way for Dominicans living in and around the New York area to help raise funds and provide aid to their homeland as the island attempted to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane David.

It is for this reason, and the very nature of our organization's founding, that DARDA has pledged our support towards Tropical Storm Erika relief efforts in Dominica. We are asking for your assistance.
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Foreign Minister, Senator Francine Baron told World leaders Saturday, that a recent assessment carried out by the World Bank, the Government of Dominica and other partners, indicate that damages caused following tropical storm Erika have amounted to an alarming $1.3 billion E.C dollars ($483 million U.S).

She said transportation, housing and agriculture were the three sectors worst affected by the storm.

http://www.cbn4.com/2015/10/04/ilforeign-minister-talks-increased-infrastructural-costs-post-erika/
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Official notification acknowledging DARDA as an authorized collection agency for Tropical Storm Erika disaster relief efforts.
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DARDA is a non-profit organization originally founded in 1981 to assist in the redevelopment of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane David. In the last 30+ years, DARDA has provided supplies, funds and resources to various causes throughout Dominica. It is for this reason, DARDA's accountability and proven track record that the organization has been chosen as one of the main points of contact for relief efforts within the United States by the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica and the Office of the Prime Minister.
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$12,207 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 109 people in 46 months
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OASIS Youth Steel Pan Ensemble -
42 months ago

For the rebuilding of our brothers and sisters

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kent Massicot
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First Presbyterian Church
43 months ago

Prayers for all!!

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43 months ago

Donated by Petrotrin Strategic Procurement Group

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kent Massicot
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Caribbran Heritage Association, Inc. Caribbran Heritage Association, Inc.
44 months ago

We are donating $500.00 to the Dominica relief Fund. The best of luck to the people of Dominica. From Caribbean Heritage Association, Inc. PO Box 260235 Mattapan, MA 02126

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Nichole Honore
44 months ago

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