This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News for September 12, 2017.

In the headlines: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says the region is seriously exploring its ability to supply bulk water to neighbouring islands in times of disasters; A business continuity and disaster recovery plan for Dominica is underway; In the region, Caribbean Development Bank provides funding for regional countries battered by hurricane and internationally, France, UK And Netherlands step up response following Hurricane Irma.

News presented by Sharome Burton with sports by Garvin Richards and technical assistance from Midian Pacquete.