ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, August 29, 2015 – GIS: The National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) and the Grenada Government are providing support to Dominica, which was badly affected by Tropical Storm Erika.
An emergency meeting of the National Emergency Advisory Council (NEAC), was held Friday afternoon and a decision taken to immediately assist. Relief supplies will be sent to Dominica on Wednesday 2ndSeptember.
The NEAC is soliciting the support of business enterprises and nationals to generously contribute to this venture. Water, canned items, toiletries and medical supplies are being sought. Deadline for drop off is noon on Wednesday 02-09-15.
Items can be dropped off at:
NaDMA headquarters between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and from Monday (during office hours) until Wednesday at 12:00 noon.
Wesley Hall building on Lucas Street St. George, from 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays.
All MNIB outlets from 8:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. on weekends and 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. on weekdays.
Supermarkets are also playing their part by having collection points for supplies: All outlets of Andalls and Associates, Foodland, Kalico supermarkets (Gouyave, Sauteurs and Grenville), Marketing and National Importing Board and Real Value Supermarket.
Persons can also make monetary donations to the “Dominica Relief” account at the Grenada Cooperative Bank account number # 121004900.
Collection of supplies closes at mid-day Wednesday, for loading on a vessel with a forecast departure time at 9:00 p.m.
*** A release from the National Disaster Management Agency (NaDMA) ***