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Bahamas (the): Hurricane: 2019/09/01 Country Information on DRR

Period 2019/09/01
Country or District Bahamas (the)
Event Type Hurricane
Outline The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Hurricane Dorian made landfall on Elbow Cay in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour (295 kph).
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA 2019/09/15
50 people are dead, but more are expected. More than 1,300 people are missing.

OCHA 2019/09/07
The Government of The Bahamas revised the death toll to 43 on 6 September.

OCHA 2019/09/04
Bahamas is reporting at least seven deaths so far and are expecting this number to rise.

Reuters 2019/09/03
Hurricane Dorian claimed the lives of five people in the Bahamas.

Reuters 2019/09/02
As many as 13,000 homes in the Bahamas may have been destroyed or severely damaged, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said.

Geographycal Data

MapAction 2019/09/05
Caribbean: Actual and forecasted storm track of Hurricane Dorian (as at 5 Sept 2019 0200 EDT)