Dominica

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Dominica
Latest IDP estimates (conflict) from IDMC
No figure is available
In Dominica, IDMC GRID Dec 2017
Total population in Dominica
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
Central America, North America and the Caribbean

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  • Administrative division with available number of displaced persons
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Between 15 and 27 of January 2018, 25 open collective centers were assessed during DTM Round 4 in Dominica. These centers shelter 352 internally displaced persons (IDPs) (114 households).

The following document contains the findings from 30 collective centers assessed during the third round of DTM assessments which were conducted from 20 - 27 November 2017.

This report presents key results of registration and survey exercises carried out with 147 households residing in the 45 open evacuation centres. A total of 147 households (369 persons) voluntarily registered with DTM enumerators.

The following document contains the findings from 45 collective centers assessed during the second round of DTM assessments which were conducted from 24 October - 2 November 2017. The assessed collective centers house 742 individuals (239 households), of which 60% present vulnerabilities.

The following are the findings from 63 collective centers assessed during the first round of DTM assessments conducted from 11-15 October 2017. The assessed collective centers house 1,862 individuals (361 households), of which 32% present vulnerabilities.

Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Dominica on 18 September 2017 as a category 5 hurricane, causing the death of at least 26 persons and extensive damage to buildings and infrastructure.

Following the passage of Hurricane Maria, the Ministry of Education announced a plan to progressively reopen schools. IOM carried out assessments  which showed that 43 schools were still serving as collective centers, 33 of which were housing displaced individuals.

The map provides an overview of 165 emergency shelters in Dominica, as of 02 October 2017.

Following Hurricane Maria, the map provides an overview of emergency shelters in Dominica (by parishes) as of 01 October 2017. The map includes the parishes of Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Luke, Saint Mark, Saint Patrick, Saint Paul and Saint Peter .

The map provides an overview of 165 emergency shelters in Dominica, as of 01 October 2017.

This document provides a snapshot of the current situation in the area of Dominica’s capital Roseau, following Hurricane Maria which made landfall on the island on 19 September 2017.

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