We urge U.S. citizens in the impacted areas who are safe to contact their loved ones directly and/or update their social media status. If you are in the affected area and need immediate emergency services, please contact local authorities.
U.S. citizens should follow the emergency instructions provided by local authorities. Monitor local and regional reports for updates on the situation. Please note that shelter, food, and water may be unavailable at the airport and sea port. We discourage U.S. citizens from traveling in the dark and we urge U.S. citizens to follow local curfews when in place.
For U.S. citizens wishing to depart Dominica, please review the following options:
Contact us: You can inform the Department of State about U.S. citizens affected by the hurricane who require emergency assistance through the following ways:
Domestic Response Information: Please go to FEMA's website, www.fema.gov, for information about response efforts in the U.S. territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas).
Evacuees who traveled on U.S. government coordinated transports may contact Accounts Receivable Division in Charleston for information about repayment of loans. Evacuees can send an email to FMPARD@state.gov, or call from within the U.S. and Canada: 1-800-521-2116. International callers can call 843-746-0592.