Humanitarian Crisis Is Unfolding in Bahamas; Survivors Tell Harrowing Stories of the Storm’s Wrath

At least 23 deaths have been confirmed in the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.A government official says it could take billions to fund recovery and reconstruction.Rescuers and relief groups are having trouble reaching survivors.Relatives and friends are using social media to try to find missing people.

Aid groups are trying to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety from the two northern Bahamas islands scoured by Hurricane Dorian, as harrowing tales of the storm’s wrath continue to emerge from survivors.

Roads are still mostly impassable and airports shut down on Abaco and Grand Bahama, after the storm lashed the two islands as a Category 5 hurricane.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.