Death Toll Rises to 74 post-Hurricane Dorian

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February 28, 2020

The police on the Island of Abaco recovered the remains of three unidentified bodies - one in The Mudd and two on Powerline Road on January 31, 2019, February 3, 2020 and February 6, 2020, respectively.

Also, the police on the island of Grand Bahama recovered the remains of one unidentified body on January 20, 2020.

This brings the total number of deceased persons recovered since the passing of Hurricane Dorian to 74.

Abaco, 63

Grand Bahama, 11

Recovery efforts are ongoing.


Meanwhile, all inquiries should be made at the Central Detective Unit in New Providence and Grand Bahama, and at the Abaco Police Station located in the Government Complex in Marsh Harbour. The following contacts are:

CDU New Providence


  CDU Grand Bahama



  Abaco Police Station, Marsh Harbour


For more information contact: Lindsay Thompson, Public Information Officer

Email: or or

For NEMA daily updates. Visit website:

Contacts: 242-322-6081/5 or 242-361-5569 or 242-376-2042

News date : 02/28/2020    Category : Hurricane, About Bahamians, Accident/Emergency, Community/Charity, Press Releases

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