January 13, 2020
Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis said yesterday that there is no deadline in place yet for the completion of the dome city in Spring City, Abaco, to house Hurricane Dorian survivors. Lewis added that the first 40 domes are still being installed and residents have not been able to occupy them as yet. It’s been nearly five months since Hurricane Dorian ravaged Abaco, destroying most homes, businesses and most major infrastructure in Marsh Harbour and other northern settlements on the island. Thousands of residents were forced to leave the island due to a lack of housing. The dome city is meant to assist residents who want to rebuild. Brickell Management Group contractor Philip Robinson said previously that he intended to have 110 domes up in Spring City, Abaco, by Christmas. Lewis said, “The domes are under construction.
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