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November 01, 2019
Where are our new building materials

DISPLACED residents who lost their homes in Hurricane Dorian are frustrated that building materials have not yet been distributed by NEMA to help them start reconstruction in East Grand Bahama.Some residents are staying in accommodations provided by

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Rotary Clubs Of Grand Bahama Distribute Building Materials In East End
November 01, 2019
Rotary Clubs Of Grand Bahama Distribute Building Materials In East End

Rotary Clubs of Grand Bahama organised several convoys into East Grand Bahama, distributing much-needed building materials to residents to help rebuild homes in those devastated East End settlements...

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February 18, 2016
NEMA ships building materials to Hurricane Joaquin impacted islands on New HMBS Lawrence Major

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) shipped the first set of building supplies to start the re-building phase on three family islands impacted by Hurricane Joaquin last October. The supplies are being transported via the Royal Bahamas Defence Force vessel the HMBS Lawrence Major, on its maiden voyage to San Salvador, Long Island and Crooked Island.

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February 19, 2016
NEMA sends building materials to Hurricane Joaquin impacted islands on new HMBS Lawrence Major

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) shipped the first set of building supplies to start the re-building phase on three family islands impacted by Hurricane Joaquin last October. The supplies are being transported via the Royal Bahamas Defence Force vessel the HMBS Lawrence Major, on its maiden voyage to San Salvador, Long Island and Crooked Island.

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May 08, 2012
Wilson: Cost of building materials 'going through the roof'

Property prices are not expected to come down anytime soon, according to the president of the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA), as the cost of materials have "gone through the roof" over the past year.
Franon Wilson said property owners in The Bahamas are still clutching onto the appraised value of their homes. He told Guardian Business that the prices on the market are not always realistic...

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September 17, 2020
Recommendations laid out for more resilient power infrastructure

As Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) continues to restore electricity to Abaco bit by bit, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recommended structural uniformity and a higher quality of rebuilding material to ensure a more resilient power infrastructure in the face of devastating natural disasters. The report estimates that total damage in the power sector ...

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July 22, 2020
BRILANDERS RESPONSE TO COVID19 Community Ban Together to Form Charitable Group

Family Islanders have felt the economic pressure of COVID-19 since the borders initially closed in March—the start of the high tourism season. In North Eleuthera, the joining of forces with neighbors and ex-pats, and their collective sheer will has kept them afloat...

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June 10, 2020
DPM Turnquest Explains Extended Relief Measures Specific to the Hurricane-Ridden Islands in 2020/21 Budget

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest stated that in the Government’s Fiscal Adjustment Plan following Hurricane Dorian, it outlined that the impact of the storm would last for a few years...

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March 17, 2020
Elbow Cay Returning To Normalcy

On September 1, Dorian reached Category 5 intensity, with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph, and a minimum central pressure of 910 mb while making landfall on Elbow Cay in the Abaco chain of islands...

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February 24, 2020
GBDRF Collaborates with GBPA, Local and International NGOs To Help Rebuild 400 Grand Bahama Homes

he Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation, (GBDRF) in collaboration with its valued partners, has supported homeowners and helped restore hundreds of homes - and counting - in communities across Grand Bahama. Launched in November 2019, the Grand Bahama Home Repair Initiative was designed to assist homeowners in and around Freeport following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian. The program is a co...

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