November 11, 2021
DEVASTATION in Abaco after Hurricane Dorian. (NOAA via AP)
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PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said a commission of inquiry over Hurricane Dorian has not been ruled out.
THE anniversary of Hurricane Dorian still conjures pain and sadness for many people in Abaco and Grand Bahama.
Bahamian businesses have warned that commerce on islands hit by future Dorian-type natural disasters will almost completely shutdown with this nation forecast to be the worst-impacted of major Caribbean territories.
IN the closing days of August 2030, a peak period for Atlantic hurricanes, Bahamians and residents nervously eyed a gathering storm. It began as an unreported weather phenomenon off West Africa, travelling westerly and eventually funneled toward The Bahamas as a tropical storm.
The Bahamas has suffered almost triple the amount of hurricane-related losses and economic damage compared to that experienced by other Caribbean countries over the past 20 years, it was revealed yesterday.
THE anniversary of Hurricane Dorian has stirred mixed emotions for many, especially some survivors who still deal with the mental trauma caused by the catastrophic storm.
NEARLY three years after the passing of Hurricane Dorian some victims are still trying to regain a sense of normalcy after surviving the monster storm.
IN the wake of backlash over plans for a week-long Hurricane Dorian memorial, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis says he believes announcements about the planned events may have been taken out of context.
THE Official Opposition has pushed back against claims that it supported a week-long event to observe the anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Dorian, insisting it was “inaccurate”.
A WEEK-long national memorial with various activities in honour of Hurricane Dorian victims, survivors and first responders will be held beginning next month, press secretary Clint Watson announced yesterday.
NEARLY three years after Hurricane Dorian hit, some family members say they have still not received death certificates of relatives whose bodies were never found after the deadly storm.
COVID-19 and Hurricane Dorian will inflict a combined $7.5bn loss on The Bahamas, a United Nations (UN) agency is forecasting, “inhibiting social and economic development for years to come”.
THE Bahamas National Trust has recommended the development of a rapid response protocol for responding to disasters in The Bahamas more than two years after Hurricane Dorian brought destruction to Abaco and Grand Bahama.
IN the closing days of August 2030, the ninth month of the year, a peak period for Atlantic hurricanes, the country nervously watched a gathering storm. It began as an unreported weather phenomenon off West Africa, travelling westerly and eventually funnelled toward The Bahamas as a tropical storm.