Dorian Is the New Normal. Here’s How the Bahamas and the Caribbean Can Prepare

The national flag of the Bahamas tied to a sapling, amid the rubble left by Hurricane Dorian in Abaco, Bahamas, Sept. 16, 2019 (AP photo by Ramon Espinosa).
The national flag of the Bahamas tied to a sapling, amid the rubble left by Hurricane Dorian in Abaco, Bahamas, Sept. 16, 2019 (AP photo by Ramon Espinosa).
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Relief work continues in the Bahamas, as residents of Grand Bahama and the Abacos, two of its northernmost areas, slowly dig out from the rubble left by Dorian, the Category 5 hurricane that struck the country earlier this month. There are already 51 confirmed fatalities, but the death toll is expected to continue rising, as more than 1,300 people are still missing. A variety of aid groups are still accepting donations, including the Red Cross and the Salvation Army. The National Association of the Bahamas has also set up a hurricane relief fund. Storms like Dorian are increasingly the new […]

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