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Alert 43 Hurricane Dorian still stationary as it pounds Grand Bahama
Alert #43 Hurricane Dorian still stationary as it pounds Grand Bahama

September 03, 2019

ALERT #43 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 3:00 AM EDT, TUESDAY, 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019.

… DORIAN IS STILL STATIONARY AND CONTINUES TO POUND GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI, AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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Combined efforts of Damianos Sotheby's International Realty and One Sotheby's International Realty raises nearly $80K for Hurricane Dorian relief in 24 hours

September 03, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas (Sept. 3, 2019) — In just under 24 hours, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty and ONE Sotheby’s International Realty in Miami have raised approximately $80,000 from 252 donors through a GoFundMe campaign, all of which will go directly toward disaster relief in Abaco.

“As the storm continues to wreak havoc on our country, we are receiving constant updates from our friends and families in Abaco and Grand Bahama. The news is completely devastating, and hard to even comprehend,” said Lana Rademaker, Chief Brokerage Officer for Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are thankful to the members of our ONE Sotheby’s International Realty family in Miami for this assistance in channeling donations to The Bahamas.”

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Alert 42 Hurricane Dorian still stationary pummeling Grand Bahama
Alert #42 Hurricane Dorian still stationary pummeling Grand Bahama

September 03, 2019

ALERT #42 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 12:00 AM EDT, TUESDAY, 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019.

…EXTREMELY POWERFUL HURRICANE DORIAN IS STILL STATIONARY AND CONTINUES TO PUMMEL GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI, AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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Five confirmed deaths in the passing of Hurricane Dorian through The Abacos
Five confirmed deaths in the passing of Hurricane Dorian through The Abacos

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Royal Bahamas Police Force has confirmed that five people died during the passage of the category 5 Hurricane Dorian through North Abaco.
This was revealed by the Most Hon Dr Hubert A Minnis in a statement during a live NEMA press conference on Monday, September 2, 2019.

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Prime Minister Hubert Minnis leads NEMA press conference
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis leads NEMA press conference

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Declaring the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Northern Bahamas, "an historic tragedy," Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis led a NEMA press conference at NEMA headquarters, September 2, 2019 as Dorian continued to impact Grand Bahama.

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VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury
VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury

September 02, 2019

Residents in Grand Bahama found themselves trapped in homes as Hurricane Dorian continued his sobering march through the Northwest Bahamas.

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Alert 41 Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Dorian stationary over Grand Bahama
Alert #41 Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Dorian stationary over Grand Bahama

September 02, 2019

ALERT #41 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AT 9:00 PM EDT, MONDAY, 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019.

…EXTREMELY POWERFUL HURRICANE DORIAN REMAINS STATIONARY AND CONTINUES TO PUMMEL GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…

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Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert
Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Sunday that officials at the Department of Social Services have been placed on full alert to ensure that those Bahamians needing assistance in the aftermath of the devastation expected to be caused by the monster Hurricane Dorian, receive that assistance in a timely fashion.

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Alert 40 on Dangerous Hurricane Dorian now a Category 4
Alert #40 on Dangerous Hurricane Dorian now a Category 4

September 02, 2019

ALERT #40 ON HURRICANE DORIAN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY MONDAY, 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 6:00 PM EDT.

…EYE OF DORIAN MOVING LITTLE WHILE THE HURRICANE CONTINUES TO POUND GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST BAHAMAS WHICH INCLUDES: ABACO, GRAND BAHAMA, BIMINI, AND THE BERRY ISLANDS.

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VIDEO: US Coast Guard evacuating critically injured from The Abacos
VIDEO: US Coast Guard evacuating critically injured from The Abacos

September 02, 2019

The US Coast Guard flew into Abaco at the first opportunity to assist those critically injured in the passing of catastrophic Hurricane Dorian.

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Humane Society of Grand Bahama reportedly devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian
Humane Society of Grand Bahama reportedly devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian

September 02, 2019

Reports are in that the Humane Society of Grand Bahama has been completely devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian a historically catastrophic category 5 hurricane.

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VIDEO: Rescue in Abaco as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his crawl through The Bahamas
VIDEO: Rescue in Abaco as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his crawl through The Bahamas

September 01, 2019

Heavy equipment operators came to the rescue of some Abaco residents seeking shelter after having their roofs torn off and homes destroyed in the passing of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian.

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VIDEO: Apartment building ravished, families stranded as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his path of destruction
VIDEO: Apartment building ravished, families stranded as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his path of destruction

September 01, 2019

An apartment building in Abaco was torn apart by Category 5 Hurricane Dorian's historic strength.

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VIDEO: Trapped in the storm families pray as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian rakes across Abaco
VIDEO: Trapped in the storm families pray as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian rakes across Abaco

September 01, 2019

Video in from Abaco shows a family sheltered in their bathroom as they pray to God for continued protection.

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VIDEO: Residents forced to safer ground as Hurricane Dorian bears down with gusts up to 220mph
VIDEO: Residents forced to safer ground as Hurricane Dorian bears down with gusts up to 220mph

September 01, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian drags through the Bahamas many resident in the Abacos have already been forced to safer ground.

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VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian NOW 185MPH winds with over 220MPH Winds Gusts
VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian NOW 185MPH winds with over 220MPH Winds Gusts

September 01, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is now 185MPH winds with over 220MPH winds gusts.

Hurricane Dorian is now going over Abaco

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PRESS RELEASE: Hurricane Dorian and The Islands of The Bahamas
PRESS RELEASE: Hurricane Dorian and The Islands of The Bahamas

September 01, 2019

NASSAU, Bahamas - September 1, 2019 - The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) continues to track the progress of Hurricane Dorian, which has been upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane. Hurricane Dorian is expected to remain extremely dangerous through Monday, September 2 as it slowly moves west, tracking over parts of the Northwestern Bahamas on Sunday, September 1.

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Green Turtle Cay Dock flooded as Category 5 Hurrican Dorian makes his approach
Green Turtle Cay Dock flooded as Category 5 Hurrican Dorian makes his approach

September 01, 2019

Video in from Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, showing extensive flooding at the dock as Hurricane Dorian approaches as a Category 5.

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Dean's Blue Hole, our Bahamian wonder

August 30, 2019

Recently I took my daughter Kristina and her family - Jim, her husband, and my grandson Hercules - who were visiting from Toronto, Canada, to Long Island, the birthplace of her grandmother who was born in Deadman's Cay. Before going there, I told her about [...]

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Sustainable waste practices

August 29, 2019

For some time now a popular Bahamian mantra has been "clean, green and pristine". However, after a quick glance of your surroundings, you quickly realize we haven't been putting much effort into practicing what we preach...

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