Emergency Shelter Coordinator, Glenroy Toussaint has made an announcement that over 101 emergency shelters have been made available for the general public as the Tropical Storm Tammy is moving ahead. He has made the above mentioned announcement during the press statement.
It is to be noted that, Toussaint said that, “We have made available 101 emergency shelters for the general public. However, we have made some arrangements.” During the conference, he highlighted major arrangements that has been made for the specific communities in Dominica.
Noting to which, he said that, “At the regional shelter in Castle Bruce, this shelter will serve the communities of Good Hope, Petite Soufriere, San Sauveur including Castle Bruce.”
He further added that at the regional shelter in Jimmit the communities to be accommodated are Mahaut, Jimmit, Massacre, Canefield, Tarreau, Layou Park, Sultan and Campbell Less Pointe. The Layou regional shelter will accommodate persons from the community of Colihaut.”
In addition, Toussaint mentioned out that residents of Coulibistrie will be accommodated at the Morne Rachette Resource Center.
He stated that, “Residents of Mero, at the Kelleb John Laurent Primary School in St Joseph, and of course we have the residents from Bornes who will be accommodated at both the Portsmouth Secondary School and Dos D’Ane Primary School.”
Meanwhile, Coordinator Toussaint further encouraged everyone to remain mindful of the responsibilities they need to fulfill.
Noting to which, he stated that, “We are encouraging those of you who should have been at the shelters already or who are planning to be at the shelters, please we are encouraging you to come with some of your supplies.”
While addressing the conference, Toussaint also mentioned that people throughout the state considering their documents, and advised them to keep it in safe bag and take it to the shelter.
Along with this, he also mentioned about the rules and regulations that will remain in effect in the shelter, which includes no weapons, knives, guns, cutlasses.