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Hurricane Maria: Dominica 'in daze' after storm leaves island cut off from world


Rescue teams struggle to reach first Caribbean victims, with at least seven dead and population stranded without power, running water or communications

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Dominica – the first island hit by the full category-five force of Hurricane Maria – is “in a daze”, officials have said, cut off from its Caribbean neighbours in the wake of a storm that destroyed properties, silenced communications and cut power and running water.

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