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 WSC Operational Update Following the Passage of Hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma PR Update No. 4
September 13, 2017
WSC Operational Update Following the Passage of Hurricane Irma Hurricane Irma PR Update No. 4

The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) wishes to provide the following operational updates to our valued customers and all residents of The Bahamas following the passage of Hurricane Irma. New Providence (NP) Normal, pre-Hurricane Irma, water and sewerage operations have been fully restored. Family Islands (FIs)...

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Bahamas Under Hurricane Alert - Hurricane Matthew
October 01, 2016
Bahamas Under Hurricane Alert - Hurricane Matthew

POWERFUL HURRICANE MATTHEW BARELY MOVING …

A HURRICANE ALERT IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

A HURRICANE ALERT MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS COULD AFFECT THE MENTIONED ISLANDS WITHIN 60 HOURS.

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The PLP Donates 50,000 to Hurricane Joaquin Hurricane Relief
October 16, 2015
The PLP Donates $50,000 to Hurricane Joaquin Hurricane Relief

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) donated $50,000 to hurricane relief efforts, October 15, 2015 at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to assist with rebuilding and recovery initiatives of the southeastern islands of The Bahamas that were severely impacted by Category 4 Hurricane Joaquin at the beginning of October.

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ALERT 24 ON HURRICANE JOAQUIN - HURRICANE CONDITIONS SHOULD BEGIN TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE...
October 03, 2015
ALERT #24 ON HURRICANE JOAQUIN - HURRICANE CONDITIONS SHOULD BEGIN TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE...

… HURRICANE JOAQUIN MOVING AWAY FROM BAHAMAS…. …HURRICANE CONDITIONS SHOULD BEGIN TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE...

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS, AND ACKLINS, CROOKED ISLAND, AND MAYAGUANA IN THE SOUTHEAST BAHAMAS.

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St Andrew’s Hurricanes Provide Hurricane Relief
October 06, 2011

The St Andrew’s School community came together recently and raised a total $5,000 which was donated to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to help Family Island residents hardest hit by Hurricane Irene.

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June 04, 2020
Govt renewed CCRIF insurance policy ahead of hurricane season

Damage caused by Hurricane Dorian on Abaco. The government has allocated $3.2 million in the 2020/2021 budget for this year's Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company insurance policy. FILE
As the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season gears up, the Caribbean Catastrophic Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company (CCRIF SPC) has announced that all of its membe...

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June 02, 2020
Hurricane Season-Shelter Management Training in Hunter's, Grand Bahama

The Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction conducts Shelter Management Training at the Wheatley Grant Community Centre in Hunter's, Grand Bahama as the official June 1 to November 30 hurricane season emerges...

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CW Communications Confident of 2020 Hurricane Preparedness
June 02, 2020
C&W Communications Confident of 2020 Hurricane Preparedness

C&W working to ensure network resilience while managing COVID-19 challenges in advance of the hurricane season...

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June 02, 2020
Preparations for hurricane season slowed by COVID-19, minister says

Iram Lewis.Minster of State for Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction Iram Lewis said on Sunday that national hurricane preparations are being fine-tuned after being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at a press conference hosted by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), which now falls [...]
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June 02, 2020
Hurricane shelters expanded

MINISTER of Disaster Preparedness Iram Lewis said officials are increasing hurricane shelter capacity to ensure people in these facilities can maintain social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. His comments came during a virtual press conference on Sunday, where stakeholders discussed the country's readiness for the hurricane season, which began yesterday.

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