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July 23, 2020
NEMA Receives Emergency Supplies From the United States to Tune of $92K

The supplies, at an estimated cost of $92,000, were presented during a hand-over ceremony at NEMA on Gladstone Road on Wednesday, July 22, 2020...

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August 30, 2019
Price Gouging and Price Hoarding

The Ministry of Labour wishes to advise all vendors, shopkeepers and businesses engaged in selling goods to members of the public that the laws regarding price gouging and price hoarding will be scrupulously enforced during the passage of Hurricane Dorian through The Bahamas...

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October 14, 2016
Grand Bahama United launches relief drive

THE group Grand Bahama United has been formed to help bring immediate relief to the island with a long-term goal of advocating for the island's further development, in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

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September 05, 2017
Preparing for the storm

As Hurricane Irma continues to make its way to The Bahamas, residents throughout New Providence said yesterday they are taking no chances as they begin early preparations for the storm.
The city buzzed as thousands of people flocked to water depots, grocery stores, and building supply stores, anxiously preparing themselves for what could be the third hurricane to hit the country in three years.
"I...

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October 13, 2016
Grand Bahama United asks for donations and volunteers to aid Grand Bahama in the aftermath of hurricane Matthew

On Thursday, October 6th, hurricane Matthew devastated the island of Grand Bahama as a category 4 storm. Many Grand Bahamians have been displaced after numerous homes and businesses suffered major damage, with entire communities almost destroyed Grand Bahama United (GBU) is a group of Bahamians with roots from across the archipelago dedicated to bringing immediate relief to the island with a long ...

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September 04, 2017
Facing another storm

Joaquin hit the southern Bahamian islands in 2015. Matthew hit the northwest Bahamas last year. These two major hurricanes caused hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage. Homeowners and businesses are still trying to get back to normal.
A major storm threatens The Bahamas again. Irma is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean heading toward the Leeward Islands. It already has maximum sustained...

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June 15, 2017
The wisdom of old advice

Living in a hurricane zone, we grow up hearing advice on storm preparation. Public service announcements repeat this information constantly. You should buy this, cut down and store that. The damage caused by Hurricane Matthew reminds us of the necessity of following the guidance set out to survive storms and their aftermath.
Residents of New Providence were lucky for some time. Last year, for the ...

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September 03, 2019
Combined efforts of Damianos Sotheby's International Realty and One Sotheby's International Realty raises nearly $80K for Hurricane Dorian relief in 24 hours

NASSAU, The Bahamas (Sept. 3, 2019) — In just under 24 hours, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty and ONE Sotheby’s International Realty in Miami have raised approximately $80,000 from 252 donors through a GoFundMe campaign, all of which will go directly toward disaster relief in Abaco.

“As the storm continues to wreak havoc on our country, we are receiving constant updates from our...

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