CDEMA Situation Report #5 - Hurricane Dorian as of 8:00PM (AST) on August September 3rd, 2019

  • Seven (7) confirmed fatalities
  • Twenty five (25) persons evacuated from Great Abaco to New Providence
  • 50 children have been evacuated from a children’s home in impacted areas in Grand Bahama
  • 449 persons recorded in 9 shelters in Great Abaco; 346 persons in 17 shelters in Grand Bahama
  • Parts of Abaco have been decimated; severe flooding, damages to infrastructure and buildings; southern Abaco suffered less devastation than the north
  • The Mudd in Abaco is completely destroyed.
  • The national airport in Abaco is completely flooded
  • Treasure Key airport runway is still functional, however access via road is limited due to flooding
  • Approximately 60% of homes are damaged in Marsh Harbour
  • Priority is for search and rescue and recovery efforts
  • Bahamas marine is transporting food and medical supplies to Great Abaco
  • RNAT is scheduled to deploy to Grand Bahama and Great Abaco on Wednesday September 4, 2019 after the “All Clear”
  • The U.S. Coastal Service continues to assist in search and rescue efforts
  • Additional members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force will be sent to Great Abaco to facilitate safety
  • Four (4) U.S. helicopters are performing search and rescue operations
  • The UK Royal Navy vessel is expected to deliver food in Abaco to residents tonight Tuesday 3, 2019
  • An “All Clear” is expected to be issued at 04:00 hrs for Great Abaco on Wednesday September 4, 2019

For full situation report please click here.

CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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