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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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October 17, 2019
John Bull Group of Companies Presents Cheque to #fitforschool to Assist Hurricane Dorian-Impacted Schoolchildren

Inga Bowleg, Director of Business Development, John Bull Group of Companies, presented Mrs. Patricia Minnis, wife of the Prime Minister, and Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson, Chairman of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC), with a cheque that will go towards the BCCEC’s-led #fitforschool initiative of the Office of the Spouse of the Prime Minister. The presentati...

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October 17, 2019
495 unemployment claims after Hurricane Dorian

THE National Insurance Board has processed 495 unemployment claims related to Hurricane Dorian, according to Brensil Rolle, minister of public service with responsibility for NIB. In the House of Assembly yesterday, he said NIB and the Department of

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October 17, 2019
Youth, Sports and Culture Minister conveys encouragement and hurricane relief funding for GB residents

“We’ve all suffered great loss as a result of the passage of Hurricane Dorian, but we who remain have a purpose to serve and that purpose must be served,” said Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Lanisha Rolle, during a recent visit to Grand Bahama...

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June 27, 2011
Hurricane season expected

This year's hurricane season is expected to be highly active with 16 storms being predicted between June and November 30.

An estimated nine of these are expected to reach hurricane intensity, with five likely to be category three storms, classified by wind speeds in excess of 110mph.

High winds of a category three storm and above are powerful enough to tear down trees, telephone poles, ele...

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June 27, 2011
The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1886

One of the deadliest hurricanes, that ripped through the Bahamas claiming the lives of 381 persons while sinking ships and causing extensive destruction to anything in it's path was documented in veteran meteorologist Wayne Neely's new book The Great Bahamas Hurricane of 1866.

This is a story of one of the greatest and deadliest hurricanes to ever impact the Bahamas. The book seeks to give a de...

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