By the numbers: Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas – News-Press

Posted: October 5, 2019 at 3:46 pm

A Category 5 hurricane brutalized the Bahamas. Here is a look at the numbers. Vonna Keomanyvong,; 239-213-5380

56:Official death count: 47 in Abaco; 9 in Grand Bahama

608: Missing people

692: Found people who had been missing

1,641: People in 7 government shelters: 2 on Grand Bahama; 5 on New Providence (Nassau)

14,000: Dorian-displaced people; 10,000 of those school-age children

Humanitarian relief (Note: These numbers are self-reported by charities and only a partial snapshot, according to the Bahamian government)


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14: Islands open for business of the Bahamas 16 main islands

$180 million:Port investments pledged by Carnival Corporation in Freeport and Half Moon Cay.

$7.4 million: Estimated agricultural damage on the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco

$6.3 million: Estimated damage and inventory lossesto 6 seafood processing plants

$906,800: Estimated replacement costs of 8 damaged fishing vessels on the islands

$12.8 million: Payouts from Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Facility insurance policies to the Bahamian government

Sources: National Emergency Management Agency of the Bahamas, Bahamas Ministry of Agriculture, UNICEF, Royal Bahamas Police Force,Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance, The News-Press research

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