Dominica after Irma: 'A never ending scene of devastation and chaos'

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October 10, 2017

 

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Roseau, Dominica gave a firsthand account of the devastation and aftermath of Hurricane Irma after he visited nine of the island’s 15 parishes, three of which were still inaccessible by road, on September 25.
“It is now just over two weeks since the passage of Hurricane Maria, two weeks of coping with the shock of the event. I am certain that many still wake up in the morning, wondering whether they had a bad dream, no she was a reality. We continue to feel deep sympathies for the families who lost loved ones as a result of the storm, especially those whose bodies have not yet been recovered...

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Roseau, Dominica gave a firsthand account of the devastation and aftermath of Hurricane Irma after he visited nine of the island’s 15 parishes, three of which were still inaccessible by road, on September 25.

“It is now just over two weeks since the passage of Hurricane Maria, two weeks of coping with the shock of the event. I am certain that many still wake up in the morning, wondering whether they had a bad dream, no she was a reality. We continue to feel deep sympathies for the families who lost loved ones as a result of the storm, especially those whose bodies have not yet been recovered...

 

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News date : 10/10/2017    Category : Caribbean News, Tribune Stories

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