Hurricane

Press Release & Photos - Vibes of The Islands Benefit Concert Trip Giveaway

January 22, 2020

The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) and Dasani will give one lucky shopper the chance to win a trip to the Vibes of the Island concert, complete with hotel accommodations and airfare for two, plus $500 spending cash. The benefit concert, taking place on March 28 in Miami Fl., will feature reggae icons Protoje and the Indiggnation, Agent Sasco and the Sound Agents along with Dj's Dutty Dex and Richie D. One hundred percent of the concert’s net proceeds will go towards a sustainable rebuilding project benefitting children of the Northern Bahamas, who have been impacted by Hurricane Dorian...

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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center Made Donation to Hurricane Dorian Relief

January 22, 2020

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center made a donation of $100,000 to the Bahamas Government for Hurricane Dorian Relief, January 21, 2020 at Baha Mar, where Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's Marketplace convention is being held, January 21 to 23...

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Disaster Reconstruction Authority and NGOs team to assist hundreds of central Abaco homeowners with repairs

January 21, 2020

The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority is collaborating with NGOs to assist hundreds of homeowners in central Abaco with repairs...

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Health Minister Thanks Samaritan’s Purse for Providing Medical Treatment to Many Post Hurricane Dorian

January 21, 2020

President of Samaritan’s Purse, Evangelist Franklin Graham, visited Grand Bahama on Friday to tour Samaritan’s Purse mobile medical unit and the Rand Memorial Hospital, which is currently being renovated following Hurricane Dorian. During his visit he was thanked by Cabinet Ministers on behalf of the Government and people of The Bahamas for the medical assistance Samaritan’s Purse has rendered since the passage of Hurricane Dorian...

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Statement from Disaster Reconstruction Authority on Temporary Housing Domes

January 21, 2020

The Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority is working to provide temporary housing solutions for Bahamians displaced by Hurricane Dorian...

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Statement from the Ministry of Health

January 21, 2020

The Ministry of Health vigorously refutes the baseless and inaccurate assertions made in a widely circulated video posted on social media and the similarly false written statements by the MP for Englerston, the Honorable Glenys Hanna-Martin (letter to the Editor, Nassau Guardian 18/1/2020.)

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Road Access Still Blocked After Dorian
Road Access Still Blocked After Dorian

January 20, 2020

FIVE months after Hurricane Dorian, road access in some private subdivisions in East Grand Bahama are still blocked. Some residents say the state of the community poses safety risks. Boats are still blocking roadways, and there are also downed pole...

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Disaster Reconstruction Authority meets with hundreds of Marsh Harbour residents

January 20, 2020

Hundreds of residents of Marsh Harbour were in attendance at a town hall meeting Thursday night hosted by the Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority and Local Government..

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Atlanta Gospel Artist Obie One B.A. Delivers Items To Grand Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Victims

January 20, 2020

After seeing how Bahamians in Grand Bahama are still in desperate need months after Hurricane Dorian, Atlanta-based gospel recording artist Obie One B.A. went to the island to personally distribute items to those trying to rebuild their lives...

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US$1.5 Billion in financing and in-kind services pledged for Bahamas hurricane recovery

January 20, 2020

Private companies, Governments, regional and international institutions, and philanthropic individuals have pledged approximately $1.5 billion in financing and in-kind services to support recovery in The Bahamas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian...

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AML Foods Limited & Bahamas Feeding Network Continue to help those in need on Grand Bahama

January 20, 2020

More than twenty-two nonprofit feeding centers and church outreach programs, members of the Bahamas Feeding Network (BFN) on Grand Bahama, were the recipients of some much-needed assistance through the Feed 5000 Families campaign spearheaded by AML Foods Limited (AML) at the end of the year. Representatives gathered at Solomon’s in Freeport to receive food vouchers from AML Foods which were distributed by BFN Executive Director, Phillip Smith, volunteers and staff of AML...

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Disaster Reconstruction Authority updates on housing post Hurricane Dorian

January 20, 2020

The Government of The Bahamas is researching the best affordable, permanent solution for homes for residents impacted by Hurricane Dorian, beyond providing temporary housing...

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1.5 billion in Dorian pledges
1.5 billion in Dorian pledges

January 14, 2020

Government has received $1.5 billion in pledge donations for Hurricane Dorian relief during an aid conference held at Baha Mar yesterday, and officials said they expect more pledges will continue to come in...

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Mobile Medical Centre Donated To Grand Bahama

January 13, 2020

A CONTAINER hospital donated by International Medical Corp was handed over to the Ministry of Health on Saturday to serve as a mobile clinic in East Grand Bahama...

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Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference - towards "Rebuilding a Stronger and More Resilient Bahamas"

January 13, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened the Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference at Baha Mar Convention Centre on Monday, January 13, 2020. Against the backdrop of the theme, "Rebuilding a Stronger and More Resilient Bahamas," the conference is being held five months after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated North Abaco and Cays and East Grand Bahama...

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Prime Minister Minnis: Govt to liberalize investment process for areas affected by Hurricane Dorian
Prime Minister Minnis: Govt to liberalize investment process for areas affected by Hurricane Dorian

January 13, 2020

The Government is looking to simplify a number of investment requirements and expedite investment applications for Bahamian and international investors for Abaco, the Abaco Cays, and East End and West End, Grand Bahama, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today...

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Church by the Sea of Ft. Lauderdale Partners with Government for Reconstruction in Fox Town

January 13, 2020

At a recent Town Meeting in Fox Town, Little Abaco, Minister of Foreign Affairs and North Abaco MP the Hon. Darren Henfield thanked the Church by the Sea, a Florida-based non-denominational church, for its partnership with the Government of The Bahamas in assisting with the repair of homes in Fox Town, damaged by Hurricane Dorian...

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No deadline for completion of Abaco domes
No deadline for completion of Abaco domes

January 13, 2020

Minister of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis said yesterday that there is no deadline in place yet for the completion of the dome city in Spring City, Abaco, to house Hurricane Dorian survivors..

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Miami consulate facing challenges with storm evacuees

January 13, 2020

The Bahamas consulate office in Miami, Florida, is facing challenges managing Hurricane Dorian evacuees in the Miami-Dade and Broward areas, according to Consul General Linda Treco-Mackey. As of January 8, Treco-Mackey said 425 persons registered with the consulate as evacuees following the storm. “The telephone contacts given by these evacuees are no longer operable and in some cases families have moved from the registered address,” Treco-Mackey said...

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Progress for Abaco power restoration
Progress for Abaco power restoration

January 13, 2020

FOUR months after Hurricane Dorian destroyed Abaco, Bahamas Power and Light said it has made major inroads in restoring electricity to the island.

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