Bahamas - ‘I really don’t come to feel like we’re building any progress’: 6 months immediately after Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas struggles to rebuild
Canadian charity GlobalMedic is spearheading efforts to get Bahamians operating, households back again in liveable problem.
Fantastic Abaco’s recovery from the destruction of Hurricane Dorian has been sluggish, and even though streets have been cleared of debris, poorly damaged structures and piles of rubble can nonetheless be viewed 6 months right after the storm. (David Typical/CBC)
Ten minutes away from the restored and gleaming cruise ship terminals on Grand Bahama island, just over and above the multi-millionaires’ beach front compounds, is the real Bahamas — and it lies in ruins.
It really is six months because Hurricane Dorian designed landfall on the island nation, snapping trees, gutting residences, shearing exterior partitions and roofs clear off. Alongside with the catastrophic winds, surging waves hammered vehicles by buildings, and emptied educational facilities of desks and chairs and very much all the things else.