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The threat posed by the weather system, Tropical Storm turned Hurricane Beryl, was met with trepidation by our neighbours from Dominica, Guadeloupe and Puerto Rico.

Dominica and Puerto Rico, like Barbuda and many other small islands in the Caribbean chain, have not yet recovered from the ravages of last year’s hurricanes Irma and Maria.

According to correspondents from some regional weather sites, many damaged homes in Dominica remain, at best, only partly repaired with their tarpaulin ‘blue roofs’ as their fragile and wholly inadequate protection from even mild storms.  Damaged shelters have not been restored and new shelters have not been built.

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