Thursday 22 November, 2018

State of Emergency lifted in Dominica

Dominican PM Roosevelt Skerrit.

Dominican PM Roosevelt Skerrit.

Dominica is no longer under a State of Emergency. 

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made the announcement during an address to the nation tonight

Roosevelt said the SoE and curfew would be lifted at 9 pm tonight. 

He said all public officers shall report to work on Friday as well as all teachers and support staff at schools.

Students will report to school on Monday.

"Some schools have been used as shelters and we want them sanitised for school on Monday," he explained. 

Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the nature isle earlier today. 

There were minor landslides and some flooding.

The Prime Minister thanked all agencies and people who helped to prepare the country for the storm and the citizens for respecting the curfew order.