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Hurricane Dorian Relief for Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian Relief for Bahamas


This past week, Category 5 Hurricane Dorian stalled over the Northern Bahamas Islands bringing torrential rain and 180mph sustained winds. The article below lists reputable charities on the ground, already assisting those affected.

Reported by: By Elisabeth Malkin for The New York Times
Sept. 3, 2019

Hurricane Dorian struck the northern Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane on Sunday and stalled over the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island for two days. The destructive winds, torrential rains and relentless flooding has likely destroyed more than 10,000 homes and wiped out much of the infrastructure, especially in the Abacos.

Aid experts say there will be immediate emergency needs before the long, arduous task of rebuilding begins.

Several organizations are working in the Bahamas:

The Red Cross has 200 volunteers in the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama. Shelter, food, water, medicine and communications are the most urgent needs, said Stephen McAndrew, the deputy director for the Americas of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

“All shelter materials are going to be highly needed,” he said. “We know that there will be a need for psychological support. That will continue.”

Read More at The New York Times

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