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June 16, 2020
The Hon. Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security Response on Missing Persons from Hurricane Dorian

The Ministry of National Security is shocked and profoundly disappointed by the recent comments about missing people by former Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands...

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June 12, 2020
'We need clarity on Dorian dead': Sands hits out over handling of missing hurricane victims

FORMER Health Minister Dr Duane Sands assailed the Minnis administration's handling of people who went missing after Hurricane Dorian yesterday, saying the credibility of the government has been hurt by how the matter has been handled.

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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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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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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
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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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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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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Hurricane Preparedness, 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season
June 01, 2020
Hurricane Preparedness, 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Theme: “Building a Disaster Resilient Bahamas...”The Water and Sewerage Hurricane preparation statement for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Good afternoon to all, the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) is actively in preparation mode for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season...

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Hurricane Preparedness, 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Theme: Building a Disaster Resilient Bahamas
June 01, 2020
Hurricane Preparedness, 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Theme: “Building a Disaster Resilient Bahamas”

Ministry of Public Works statement by:
Bradley King, Training and Disaster Management Officer, Ministry of Works...

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