Death Toll in Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian Nears 70

Director of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Captain Stephen Russell gave an update on the death toll.

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Wednesday October 30, 2019 – More corpses are found as post-Hurricane Dorian clean up continues in The Bahamas, with the official death toll now at 67.

Director of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Captain Stephen Russell informed the media on Monday that police had recovered two more bodies in Abaco, which was battered by the Category 5 hurricane on September 1 before the monster storm went on to devastate Grand Bahama.

And he said that as debris clearance continues, it’s expected that more bodies will be found.

Russell also disclosed that the missing persons’ desk has been deactivated.

There are still 777 people remaining in five shelters in New Providence, Grand Bahama, Deputy Director of Social Services Kim Sawyer also revealed at the press conference.

More than 200 people are still missing.

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