How You Can Help Dominica Recover

How You Can Help Dominica Recover

Copyright ©  AXSES  2017.

Copyright ©  AXSES  2017.

Maria's devastation is so extensive that it will take a decade to recover. It will be months before for power and communication  is up and running,, the roads and transport system be be passable and for food water and shelter to be restored.

Every body can help and every small effort is vital. In his page we look at how you can help with aid in the form of cash and in kind contributions. 

Maria's devastation is so extensive that it will take a decade to recover. It will be months before for power and communication  is up and running,, the roads and transport system be be passable and for food water and shelter to be restored.

Every body can help and every small effort is vital. In his page we look at how you can help with aid in the form of cash and in kind contributions. 

How to Give Aid & Help to Dominica

How to Give Aid & Help to Dominica

BE FOCUSED 

Take your time to make sure the organization you plan to support or the gifts you want to donate or the effort you may volunteer is the right one. 

Be sure it is reputable and has a dedicated end-to-end response effort. 

Many global funding agencies may not actually earmark your donation to the Dominica as they often the allocate funds as they see fit. That may not be what you want so check it out. See the Charity Navigator below

 & Crowd Funding

BE FOCUSED 

Take your time to make sure the organization you plan to support or the gifts you want to donate or the effort you may volunteer is the right one. 

Be sure it is reputable and has a dedicated end-to-end response effort. 

Many global funding agencies may not actually earmark your donation to the Dominica as they often the allocate funds as they see fit. That may not be what you want so check it out. See the Charity Navigator below

 & Crowd Funding

BE SUSTAINABLE

There is usually a bit out-poring of gift at the just after the hurricane  and typically that will taper off as time goes by. But recovering from a disaster like Maria will take years. 

If you are partnering with an aid agency or a volunteer group be they are heir for the long term. Participate in forums and keep informed. 

Check regularly to see if needs have changed and how you can adjust your support.

BE SUSTAINABLE

There is usually a bit out-poring of gift at the just after the hurricane  and typically that will taper off as time goes by. But recovering from a disaster like Maria will take years. 

If you are partnering with an aid agency or a volunteer group be they are heir for the long term. Participate in forums and keep informed. 

Check regularly to see if needs have changed and how you can adjust your support.

BE EFFECTIVE 

Food, water and supples are always needed, but before you run of to the supermarket consider who will deliver and to who. In the early day of relief there was looting and you need to be sure that the people who are delivering get it to a safe place. 

Storage and logistics is always and issue and handlers can be overwhelmed with deluge of goods in the early stages. 

Its important to work with an organization, such as the military or the coast guard that can deliver and distribute it.  

Regional Distribution Agencies

 Money often works best.

  

BE EFFECTIVE 

Food, water and supples are always needed, but before you run of to the supermarket consider who will deliver and to who. In the early day of relief there was looting and you need to be sure that the people who are delivering get it to a safe place. 

Storage and logistics is always and issue and handlers can be overwhelmed with deluge of goods in the early stages. 

Its important to work with an organization, such as the military or the coast guard that can deliver and distribute it.  

Regional Distribution Agencies

 Money often works best.

  

VOLUNTEERING

There is always a need for feet on floor after a disaster like Maria. You can lend a hand in persona with labor and love through various volunteer services. The Bahamas has send medical doctors, the UWI is organizing helpers and others are already in the island helping with clean up and physical aid. Like physical goods and funds it all needs to be coordinated 

Here are a few groups 

you can check out

University of the West Indies (UWI) Disaster Risk Reduction Centre is the contact point for all UWI experts who wish to volunteer.  

GlobalMedic.ca 

All Hands Volunteers

Habitat For Humanity

USA Voluntary Organizations 

World Hope International

VOLUNTEERING

There is always a need for feet on floor after a disaster like Maria. You can lend a hand in persona with labor and love through various volunteer services. The Bahamas has send medical doctors, the UWI is organizing helpers and others are already in the island helping with clean up and physical aid. Like physical goods and funds it all needs to be coordinated 

Here are a few groups 

you can check out

University of the West Indies (UWI) Disaster Risk Reduction Centre is the contact point for all UWI experts who wish to volunteer.  

GlobalMedic.ca 

All Hands Volunteers

Habitat For Humanity

USA Voluntary Organizations 

World Hope International

Aid Dominica

Aid Dominica

Where to Go to Aid and Volunteer 

Where to Go to Aid and Volunteer 

As it Was - Restoring Nature Island

As it Was - Restoring Nature Island

Aid Dominica Helpers Forum

Participate - Add your feedback and review latest news and postings

Aid Dominica Helpers Forum

Participate - Add your feedback and review latest news and postings