The High Commission for The Commonwealth of Dominica in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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  • GUIDANCE FOR UNDOCUMENTED COMMONWEALTH CITIZENS

    The following information has been made available by the UK Government for Commonwealth citizens (known as ‘Windrush’ cases) who have lived in...

    The following information has been made available by the UK Government for Commonwealth citizens (known as ‘Windrush’ cases) who have lived in the UK permanently since before 1973 and have not been away for long periods in the last 30 years and do not have documents to demonstrate their status.

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  • HOW INNOVATIVE FINANCE CAN HELP TO BUILD RESILIENCE TO NATURAL DISASTERS

    The Atlantic hurricane season in the Caribbean last year was one of the most active and destructive on record. Within the space of a mere two...

    The Atlantic hurricane season in the Caribbean last year was one of the most active and destructive on record. Within the space of a mere two weeks, two category 5 hurricanes tracked destruction and disaster across the Caribbean.Dominica suffered the full brunt of the destructive forces of Maria. In her wake she left 30 dead and 34 missing, 90% of housing structures damaged, damage to public infrastructure and the key tourism and agriculture sectors.

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  • ECONOMIC AND CLIMATE VOLATILITY: INNOVATION AND RESILIENCE FOR ISLAND STATES

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the worst on record. Three category 5 storms ploughed through the Caribbean leaving damage and...

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the worst on record. Three category 5 storms ploughed through the Caribbean leaving damage and destruction in its wake. Our islands in the Caribbean are so small, that when we sustain a direct hit by a major storm, catastrophic damage can result.

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  • COMMONWEALTH HEADS OF GOVERNMENT MEETING 2018

    Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Minister of Foreign Affairs and CARICOM Affairs, Francine Baron are participating in the 25th Commonwealth...

    Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Minister of Foreign Affairs and CARICOM Affairs, Francine Baron are participating in the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM2018) being held from 16th – 20th April 2018 in the United Kingdom.

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  • PRESS RELEASE

    The Office of the Prime Minister is pleased to announce the commencement of the special programme to create employment for persons displaced from...

    The Office of the Prime Minister is pleased to announce the commencement of the special programme to create employment for persons displaced from Hurricane Maria. The programme is transitional in nature and will be operated for a period of six (6) months, in the first instance.

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  • Celebrated Dominican, Darrel Toulon, organises fund raising event for Dominica in Austria

    The Dominica High Commission recognises the efforts of Darrel Toulon in organising a fundraising event in Graz, Austria on 12th December...

    The Dominica High Commission recognises the efforts of Darrel Toulon in organising a fundraising event in Graz, Austria on 12th December 2017.

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  • UK stands by Dominica to build back better after hurricanes

    The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to support Dominica to build back better following the destruction caused by Hurricane...

    The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to support Dominica to build back better following the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. 

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  • Work it Out for Dominica fundraiser

    On 9th January Acacia George and Janine George donated £1,627.77 to the Dominica Relief Fund at the Dominica High Commission. On...

    On 9th January Acacia George and Janine George donated £1,627.77 to the Dominica Relief Fund at the Dominica High Commission. On behalf of the Government and people of Dominica we say thank you to those who participated and made donations. 

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  • Dominica High Commission supports Bristol Fundraiser

    The Dominica High Commission was pleased to support a group of Dominicans and friends of Dominica from Bristol at a fund raising event which...

    The Dominica High Commission was pleased to support a group of Dominicans and friends of Dominica from Bristol at a fund raising event which included a special screening of Hurricane Maria Devastation - An iPhone film by Sherrie Eugene-Hart.   The fundraiser was held on 5th January 2018 and was organised by Sherrie Eugene-Hart.  Representing the High Commission was Mrs Agnes Adonis.  On behalf of the people and government of Dominica, the High Commission extends sincere thanks and gratitude to the organisers for their contribution towards the relief effort in building back a resilient Dominica.

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