The neighborhood known as The Mudd suffered disproportionate damage, a reflection of the Bahamas’ history.
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It’s now officially the end of hurricane season, but the rebuilding of the Bahamas continues, slowed by the risks imposed by a history of colonialism and class division.
A man stands on the rubble of his home in the Haitian Quarter, after the passage of the Hurricane Dorian in Abaco, Bahamas, Sept. 16, 2019.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
The economy of the Bahamas depends on Haitian labor. But some Bahamians see no place for migrant workers in their country’s long, slow recovery from Hurricane Dorian.
Scientists are worried about the Abaco, a subspecies of parrot found found only in the Bahamas.
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What has just happened may represent the irreplaceable loss of a small but nonetheless precious part of the planet’s biological heritage.
Survivors of Hurricane Matthew in 2016 spent the night on beach chairs in a ballroom at the Melia Hotel in Nassau.
Hotels in the Bahamas are helping the islands recover from the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Dorian, just as they did in Florida following Irma in 2017.
After hurricanes, there are always people who could use a hand.
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After a hurricane strikes or an earthquake makes shockwaves, try to support nonprofits that are clear about what they do and how they will spend your money.
High surf in Vero Beach, Fla. in advance of Hurricane Dorian.
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Social media make it easier to push information out quickly during disasters, but also create challenges for public information officers, who have to judge which reports are credible enough to share.
Julia Aylen wades through waist-deep water carrying her pet dog as she is rescued during Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas.
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The effects of climate change will disproportionately affect the world’s poorest, risking the lives and health of millions of people located mainly in the Global South.
A massive rescue effort in the Bahamas has begun in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
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Hurricane Dorian has devastated the Bahamas, with the death toll expected to rapidly rise as rescue work gets under way.
Cars sit submerged in water from Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas.
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
The usual way we calculate the economic damage of natural disasters underestimates their true toll – which is key to understanding the costs of climate change.
Shoppers prepare ahead of Hurricane Dorian in Pembroke, Florida.
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As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida, we share three articles on predicting hurricanes’ paths and evacuating from harm’s way.
This file photo shows a building at the Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart hospital damaged from Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. in Oct. 11, 2018.
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Even in areas predicted to take direct hits from hurricanes and other storms, hospitals must do all they can to stay open. It isn’t an easy task, but preparation and practice help.
The nursing home in Hollywood Hills, Fla., where 12 people died after the center lost power from Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Hurricane season presents special dangers for elders, particularly for those in nursing homes and assisted living. Research indicates sheltering-in-place may actually be less risky than evacuating, at times.