2500 is registered as missing in the Bahamas after the hurricane

Officials in the Bahamas say according to Reuters, that 2500 people are registered as missing after hurricane Dorian ravaged the state. When Dorian hit the Ba

2500 is registered as missing in the Bahamas after the hurricane

Officials in the Bahamas say according to Reuters, that 2500 people are registered as missing after hurricane Dorian ravaged the state. When Dorian hit the Ba

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
13 September 2019 Friday 11:00
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2500 is registered as missing in the Bahamas after the hurricane

Officials in the Bahamas say according to Reuters, that 2500 people are registered as missing after hurricane Dorian ravaged the state.

When Dorian hit the Bahamas east of Florida first of the month, it was like a category 5 hurricane.

the Officials say that the figure of the missing may include people who have fled to nødhjælpscentre different places on the islands.

- the List is not yet controlled in relation to the government's statements of the persons who are in nødcentre or which may have been evacuated, says Carl Smith, from The National crisis response in the Bahamas.

the Authorities are working on to get an overview by means of databases.

Thousands of people are in the camps and beskyttelsescentre many different places on the islands.

Authorities have confirmed that been officially confirmed 50 deaths during the hurricane disaster. But it has all the time been feared that the number of deaths will increase significantly.

Dorian walked into Bahamas with gusts up to 300 kilometres an hour.

Smith says that over 5000 people have been evacuated to New Providence. They say further, that there has been a "significant decline" in the number of people asking to be evacuated.

Commercial flights to Abaco, one of the hardest hit areas, was resumed to a limited extent on Wednesday, say officials.

Dorian caused on its way through the Caribbean catastrophic devastation in the Bahamas. Houses and buildings were crushed.

video footage from the air of the Abaco islands in the northern Bahamas showing the extensive damage. The harbour, shops, jobs, a hospital and an airport is damaged or leveled with the ground.

Dorian turned the also the a's, who goes by the name of The Mud near Marsh Harbour, to ruindynger.

Updated: 13.09.2019 11:00
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