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United States Steps up Relief Efforts in The Bahamas; U.S. Military Providing Airlift and Logistics Support   

Yesterday, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers, U.S. Northern Command Commander General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, and U.S. Coast Guard District 7 Commander Rear Admiral Eric Jones, along with Bahamian  Minister of National Security Marvin Dames, and Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Tellis Bethel, conducted assessment overflights of some of the affected areas in the northern Bahamas in ...
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CBP Advises Vessel and Aircraft Operators to Coordinate Bahamas Evacuation Efforts with U.S., Bahamas Authorities

MIAMI – Conditions on Abaco and Grand Bahama Island remain difficult and human nature draws us to want to help, including in evacuation efforts, such as the story of the nearly 1,500 Hurricane Dorian survivors who arrived at the Port of Palm Beach, Fla., aboard a cruise ship Saturday. The Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line coordinated their ...
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U.S. Mission Does First Overflight of Abaco with Prime Minister Minnis

The U.S. Mission to The Bahamas is completely focused on assisting the victims of Hurricane Dorian. On September 3, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers accompanied Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and Vice Admiral Scott Buschman of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) on the first overflight of some of the affected areas in Abaco. In an update, Chargé d’Affaires Bowers said, “we are proud to stand hand in hand with our Bahamian friends and partners. Prime Minister Minnis and ...
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Help Continues – U.S. Mission Brings Relief Supplies; Search and Rescue Teams to The Bahamas

The United States government remains completely dedicated to search, rescue, recovery, and relief efforts as The Bahamas grapples with the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian. In the early hours of September 5, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Bowers greeted 57 members of the Virginia Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue team upon their arrival at ...
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