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Legislation drafted for mandatory evacuations
Legislation drafted for mandatory evacuations

September 11, 2019

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel has confirmed the completion of draft legislation to allow for mandatory evacuations once parts of the country are under threat of natural disasters...

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Life in the shelter a frustrating experience
Life in the shelter a frustrating experience

September 11, 2019

ON most days, Success Jean would wake up at 5am, check on his infant children and set off to do construction work at the Baker's Bay Golf & Ocean Club on Great Guana Cay...

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PHA Advisory: Prevention of Skin Infections after Hurricane Dorian

September 11, 2019

The public is advised that following the passage of Hurricane Dorian there is an increased risk of skin infections associated with flooding and contaminated water. Persons are reminded that skin and soft tissue infections can develop when injured skin is exposed to floodwaters contaminated by sewage, chemicals and other pollutants...

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Special Briefing of PM and Religious Leaders

September 10, 2019

A Special Briefing was held between Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, the Bahamas Christian Council, and spiritual leaders of the community on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the Office of the Prime Minister...

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MSC Cruises Discussed Hurricane Dorian Relief in Meeting with the Prime Minister

September 10, 2019

MSC Cruises Chairman/USA Richard Sasso and executives paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis at the Office of the Prime Minister, September 10, 2019 during which they discussed Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery efforts in The Bahamas...

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NEMA Updates - September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019

Evacuees in shelters in New Providence and registration of displaced persons...

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14 Islands of the Bahamas are Ready to Welcome Visitors with Open Arms

September 10, 2019

The Islands Of The Bahamas is an archipelago with more than 700 islands and thousands of cays spread out over 100,000 square miles of ocean, starting just 50 miles south east of the coast of Florida...

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Collection and Distribution Centre, up and running at the National Stadium

September 10, 2019

Officials from the Department of Social Services, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, the National Sports Authority, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and volunteers from the community, have teamed up to establish a reception and distribution centre at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium to process donations from members of the general public and companies wishing to donate to the Shelters...

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BTC Focused on Restoration Priority Areas include Marsh Harbour, Eight Mile Rock and Freeport

September 10, 2019

BTC is focused on fully restoring its network in the affected areas of Grand Bahama and Abaco. This week, the company will open several communication centers, and will provide temporary mobile services in Marsh Harbour as well as continue to restore landline and mobile services in Grand Bahama.

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Rotary Club of West Nassau Donates to NEMA's Hurricane Relief Efforts

September 10, 2019

The Rotary Club of West Nassau donated $1,000 to the Hurricane Dorian Relief efforts, during a cheque presentation at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Gladstone Road on Monday, September 9, 2019. Captain Stephen Russell, Director of NEMA accepted the cheque...

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Chinese Government donates $100,000 towards Hurricane Dorian Relief

September 10, 2019

The Government of the People’s Republic of China donated $100,000 towards the Hurricane Dorian Relief efforts. The presentation was made on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Gladstone Road...

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The Governor General's Visit to Grand Bahama

September 10, 2019

Visit of the Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, to Hurricane Dorian Impacted Grand Bahama, September 9, 2019.

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The Governor General's Visit to Abaco

September 10, 2019

Visit of the Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, to Hurricane Dorian Devastated Abaco, September 9, 2019...

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Relief Efforts Underway for Bahamas Hurricane Recovery

September 10, 2019

Globalstar Partners with Regional Supplier Pulse Technology Solutions in Donation of Satellite Communication Solutions...

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Weather Forecast for The Bahamas September 10-15, 2019

September 10, 2019

High pressure ridge will build over the area as a surface to low level trough interacts with an upper level low as the disturbance moves west-northwestwards across the Central and SE Bahamas...

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Governor General stops by EOC to offer words of encouragement to volunteers

September 10, 2019

Governor General of The Bahamas, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith made a special trip to Grand Bahama on Monday, September 9, 2019, to offer words of encouragement to NEMA workers, as well as to storm ravaged victims of Hurricane Dorian...

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Hundreds sail back into class with backpacks donated by award-winning Royal Caribbean International

September 10, 2019

Hundreds of students will return to school in Nassau and the Berry Islands with snazzy backpacks filled with supplies, thanks to Royal Caribbean International...

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NEMA MORNING UDPATE – SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 Carl Smith – NEMA

September 10, 2019

I want to start today’s public briefing thanking the local and international non-governmental and private sector partners who have been working with NEMA to support the disaster relief effort...

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PM Minnis to call for a National Day of Mourning for victims of Hurricane Dorian

September 10, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said that a national day of mourning must be held in order to properly mourn those who have passed as a result of Hurricane Dorian...

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Medical Support, Air Transportation, Heavy Vehicles. Assistance in the Aftermath of Hurricane

September 10, 2019

Ministers of government engaged recently with International NGO's to discuss offers of assistance for the Hurricane Dorian disaster zones namely provision of heavy vehicles, air transportation and medical support...

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