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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:07

TT Coast Guard Vessel & NHSL Helicopter Leave For Dominica To Render Assistance

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The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has sent assistance to Dominica following widespread damage in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

According to a release from the Office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday evening, "coordination has been taking place between the various agencies tasked to provide assistance to Dominica”. These agencies include the Office of the Prime Minister, the Ministries of National Security, Foreign and Caricom Affairs, the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, the National Helicopters Services Limited (NHSL), the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM), Caribbean Airlines and the Immigration Department.

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has also been liaising with the Caricom Secretariat and other Caricom Members throughout the day to obtain information and work out the logistics of providing support and assistance to Dominica.

A Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard vessel departed for Dominica around midnight on Tuesday and an NHSL helicopter left on Wednesday morning for Dominica. 

Further information will be provided as to the drive to collect relief items for Dominica from Trinidad and Tobago citizens.

 

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