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A model of the Family Relief Centre’s dome structure that will include plumbing, drainage, a sewer system, and electricity. Photos: Shawn Hanna/Tribune Staff

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Lewis: 34 domes will be ready in Abaco by Friday

MINISTER of State Disaster Preparedness Iram Lewis said at least 34 domes will be ready at the family relief centre in Abaco this Friday. “There was an issue with the utility connections, they are in place so it’s just a matter now of putting in the

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Disaster Reconstruction Authority dismisses 'fake news' over quality of domes

THE Disaster Reconstruction Authority has defended the integrity of the domes it has purchased to temporarily house storm victims, calling social media posts criticising their quality “fake news”. “On Friday, January 24, 2020, a fake news story circ

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100 domes expected in Abaco this month

ONLY a handful of the domes meant to be temporary shelter for Abaco storm victims have arrived on that island, however more than 100 of the structures are expected to arrive before the end of the month. John Michael Clarke, chairman of the Disaster

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‘14 domes should be up by Friday’

WITH 14 of the government’s 250 dome structures expected to be completed by Friday, Chairman of the Disaster and Reconstruction Committee John-Michael Clarke said yesterday the government is still in the process of determining who will be allowed to live in those domes.

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First dome homes open in few weeks

FORTY of the government’s 250 dome structures in Abaco will be made available to displaced families “before” or by early January, according to Chairman of Disaster and Reconstruction Committee John-Michael Clarke.

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‘Nominal’ fee plan for dome families

THE GOVERNMENT is considering charging dome city tenants a “nominal” fee for rent after the expiration of a free period, revealed John-Michael Clarke, chairman of the government’s Disaster Relief and Reconstruction Committee yesterday.

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Majority of dome structures set to arrive

A MAJORITY of the government’s 250 dome structures for displaced Abaco families are expected to be on the island today, according to Iram Lewis, minister of state for disaster preparedness, management and reconstruction. There is still no definitive

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‘Dome city’ will be in use two years

The $6.4m temporary dome city in Abaco is expected to only be in use for two years, according to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis.

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Domes unveiled to house 1,000 people in Abaco

THE family centre relief site in Abaco that will feature dome housing structures capable of withstanding 180mph to 200mph winds will accommodate 250 domes and about 1,000 people, according to co-chair of disaster and reconstruction committee, John-Mi


John 1 year, 3 months ago

At least shanty’s had crawl space and ceilings yo allow occupants to escape a flood or surge. These appear to be death traps in rising waters.


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