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St. Lucia Situation Report - 21 August

In addition to the damage to the Victoria Hospital reported in our situation report of 19 August, the St. Jude Hospital in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia, on the island’s south side, also suffered physical damage to its buildings - part of the roof of the medical ward was ripped off, crashing onto and through the roof of the emergency room, and landing in a treatment room in the Emergency Department. Fortunately, no one was injured in this incident.

In addition, a section of the Hospital’s cafeteria lost part of its roof. The Ministry of Health will be issuing a detailed report on the health sector. In the meantime, click here to read the report prepared by St. Lucia’s National Emergency & Management Office (NEMO).


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