Getting Aid To Bahamas Is A Logistical Nightmare As Support Systems 'Do Not Exist'

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In the Bahamas, the damage Hurricane Dorian wreaked on roads, airports, communication grids and other infrastructure is presenting a logistical nightmare for emergency responders and aid workers trying to get basic supplies to the neediest storm victims. "Anywhere we could put a warehouse has been destroyed by floodwaters and may not be safe for storing supplies. Communications are down; electricity is down," says Christy Delafield with the aid group Mercy Corps, which has a team on Grand Bahama Island. "Any of the things you would normally do in a response are going to be 10 times harder because the systems that support them do not exist anymore." It's been a week since Dorian unleashed ferocious rain and wind gusts on the Bahamas, and the challenges...

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Getting Aid To Bahamas Is A Logistical Nightmare As Support Systems 'Do Not Exist'

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