The effects of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas were among the worst experienced for any natural disaster in the country.
The effects of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas were among the worst experienced for any natural disaster in the country. Hurricane Dorian struck the Abaco Islands as a Category 5 hurricane on September 1, and a day later hit Grand Bahama Island at the same category. The hurricane then stalled over Grand Bahama for another day, finally pulling away from the island on September 3. Damage was estimated at over US$7 billion, and there were at least 65 deaths in the country. Another 282 people were left missing after the hurricane.
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Vacation to Help
- One of the top ways to help The Bahamas is to continue spending your vacation dollars here.
- Tourism is one of the main pillars of our Bahamas economy, and your vacation in one the many non-affected beautiful islands will help us during our rebuilding.
- Only 34% of the Bahamas were severely affected.