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Dorian Drowned People Taking Refuge in Attics with Its Storm-Surge of 20-25 Feet

Teams of dog handlers from the U.S., Canada and Belgium are uncovering more and more dead bodies among the debris of Bahamas homes hit by Hurricane Dorian, the Health Ministry said. The Category 5 storm was so powerful that it …

Hurricane Dorian Insured Losses in Caribbean from Wind, Storm-Surge Could Hit $6.5B

Insured losses in the Caribbean from Hurricane Dorian is estimated at $3.5 billion to $6.5 billion, according to RMS, the risk modeling and analytics firm. This estimate represents insured losses associated with wind and storm surge damage across the Caribbean …

Thousands Are Missing, Including Many Children, After Worst Hurricane to Hit Bahamas

Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of them children, after the worst hurricane to hit …

Total Losses in Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian Estimated at $7 Billion

Hurricane Dorian inflicted an estimated $7 billion in total insured and uninsured losses on the Bahamas, according to catastrophe risk modeling firm Karen Clark & Company (KCC). This includes building, contents, and business interruption exposures for commercial, residential and industrial …

Bahamas Facing Humanitarian Crisis in Wake of Hurricane Dorian

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) β€” Practically parking over the Bahamas for a day and a half, Hurricane Dorian pounded away at the islands Tuesday in a watery onslaught that devastated thousands of homes, trapped people in attics and crippled hospitals. At …

Update: Hurricane Dorian Spares Florida Direct Hit; Travels to Carolinas, Georgia

Sep 4, 2019, 5:31 AM β€” Hurricane Dorian menaced the U.S. East Coast with devastating flooding and winds, lashing Florida after laying waste to the Bahamas in a brutal two-day battering that caused damage that may cost the islands billions …

Update: Southeast Coast Braces for Storm Surge, Winds as Hurricane Dorian Crawls North

Sep 3, 2019, 11:38 AM EST β€” Hurricane Dorian is on the move once again, inching northwest and potentially up the U.S. East Coast after bashing the Bahamas for almost two days with high winds and driving rains that have …

Powerful Hurricane Dorian Brings ‘Historic Tragedy’ to Bahamas

The Bahamas suffered at least five deaths and “unprecedented and extensive” devastation as the most powerful storm in its history tears up homes and leaves swathes of territory underwater. “We are in the midst of a historic tragedy in parts …

Category 5 Dorian Batters Bahamas; Florida, Southeast Coast Await Fate

Sept. 2, 2019, 7:12 AM ESTβ€” Hurricane Dorian, tied as the most powerful storm to hit land anywhere in the Atlantic, battered the Bahamas inflicting colossal damage to property and infrastructure across the chain of islands. The hurricane was packing …