REPORT FROM THE NEMA ON THE HURRICANE DAMAGE

10/04/15 6 AM

cialis canada view times;”>The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has provided the following initial report based on contact with the islands:

viagra sales see times;”>Acklins: flooding has been reported, ask significant flooding reported in Snug Corner and Mason’s Bay. Five houses were destroyed in Mason’s Bay, and four in Snug Corner; but there no injuries reported. All residents were accounted for in the visited settlements. Power outages have been reported.

Crooked Island: Attempts are still being undertaken to establish communication.

Mayaguana: the wind has settled with not much damage to structures other than loss of roof shingles; communications is still available

Long Island: Power outages have been reported, private wells were reportedly contaminated, roads were impassable, and there was complete structural damages to many homes. It is estimated that the northern part of the island is under four (4) feet of water.

In the following islands, 215 persons were reported to be sheltered: San Salvador (72), Harbour Island: (21), Eleuthera (81),. Cat Island (9), Rum Cay (32).

Shelters were also activated in Crooked Island, Exuma and Mangrove Cay.

INITIAL NEEDS
NEMA has requested the following initial assistance:

Food
Water
Emergency shelter.
Aerial Reconnaissance
Damage Assessment support in the South and Central Bahamas
Electricity Restoration
Water and Sewerage restoration

NATIONAL ACTIONS
All of the relevant government and non-governmental agencies, including the Bahamas Red Cross and US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), of The Bahamas are standing by to do a rapid assessment as soon as the weather permits and NEMA will be advising the public on an ongoing basis as to all efforts to bring relief to the affected areas.