: Hurricane Dorian: 75,000 may need urgent aid on Bahamas
“More than 75,000 people could need food and other aid in the Bahamas after the Caribbean nation was ravaged by Hurricane Dorian, the U.N.’s World Food Programme said on Thursday, with eight tonnes of supplies ready to arrive…” (9/5).
: In the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, waiting for relief amid the bodies
“…Bahamian authorities continued Thursday to assess the destruction wrought by the most powerful storm to strike in decades. Officials raised the number of confirmed deaths to 30 but expect the toll will keep climbing. The U.S. Coast Guard, the British Royal Navy, relief organizations, and volunteers continued to deliver emergency supplies and evacuate victims. But in a storm-ravaged nation of 400,000 spread across more than 700 islands, conditions and communications are challenging…” (Faiola et al., 9/5).
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