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US stands in solidarity with Dominica, Caribbean


Posted in: Regional News | 21 September 2017 | 98

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    The United States said it stands in solidarity with the people of Dominica and all those across the Caribbean region affected by the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.

    message of solidarity from the US Department of State said that the US stands “ready to work with you and our international partners to provide immediate disaster relief. We are in the process of coordinating the best possible package of assistance”.

    “The recent natural disasters underscore our interconnectedness and the importance of strong partnership with the Caribbean. The Department of State has an ongoing Task Force working to determine the extent of the damages, to coordinate evacuation efforts, and to provide assistance to U.S. citizens in the affected countries. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of the Caribbean region”, the message said.

    The message said that for more information on how the public can support disaster relief efforts, please go to the Center for International Disaster Information at www.cidi.org.

     

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