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Last year's hurricane season, the busiest on record, was only the second time the Greek alphabet was used to name storms as the standard list of names had been exhausted by mid-September. It will also be the last year this happens.
Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis describes Hurricane Dorian as a watershed moment for the Commonwealth nation. There is The Bahamas that existed before September 2019, and the nation now, fully aware of its vulnerability to climate change as a developing island state.
Cayman may have escaped the 2019 storm season without a major scare, but the destruction wrought by Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas provided a chastening wake-up call to the region.
The Cayman Islands Red Cross said it has raised more than US$300,000 towards relief efforts in the hurricane-ravaged islands in the Bahamas. The island chain was pummelled by Hurricane Dorian in early September. At least 50 people were killed and thousands were left homeless following the passage of the Category 5 storm.
Seven local power line technicians and technician helpers have joined teams on the ground in the Bahamas assisting with hurricane relief efforts. The men, all employees of the Caribbean Utilities Company’s Transmission and Distribution Operations department, left for the Abaco Islands on Friday.
The Cayman Islands Brewery has raised $18,000 for those affected by Hurricane Dorian last month. The funds will be donated to the charity World Central Kitchen.
When registered nurse Riley Ondoy touched down in the Bahamas, his 20 years of training prepared him to help those impacted by hurricane Dorian,...
Cruise lines that once rerouted their ships to Cayman in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria are now returning to their original calls.
The onslaught of disastrous storms to hit the region in the last few years aligns with the hypothesis of climate scientists that warming oceans are likely to fuel more destructive hurricanes.
While the link between climate change and hurricane intensity is not yet ‘settled science’, weather experts say there is evidence that the phenomenon will lead to stronger, slower storms in future.
A six-member medical team has left for the Bahamas to continue Cayman’s hurricane-relief efforts.
PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC US Charitable Foundation have donated US$375,000 to the disaster relief and recovery efforts in the Bahamas.
A routine trip back home to Bahamas quickly turned into a nightmare for 29‑year-old Cayman Islands resident Lateishea Cooper as she and her family faced the passage of Hurricane Dorian.
A team of six Cayman nurses is on the ground in the Bahamas assisting in disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.
Homeowners should regularly update their home insurance policies to ensure they are adequately covered should a hurricane or other natural disaster strike, according to Island Heritage Insurance Company Senior Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer Evelyn Tibbetts-Farrar.
EY has donated $200,000 to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. Leadership of the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands will donate $100,000, with EY Americas matching that figure, to the Bahamas National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).
In times of hurricane destruction and devastation like the aftermath of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, we must as a global community rally and support all who are affected by this tragic event … And we are.
The Cayman Islands’ three local hospitals have donated more than 4,000 pounds of medical supplies to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.
Please permit us the use of your editorial column to express our profound gratitude to the Cayman community as a whole for the generous outpouring of initiatives and donations for the victims of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas.
Cayman’s RCIPS air crew returned from their week-long humanitarian mission to hurricane-hit Bahamas Thursday with harrowing first-hand accounts of the devastation in Abaco and Grand Bahama.
Cayman’s medical community banded together on Thursday to prepare a shipment of supplies for the storm-ravaged people of the Bahamas. Representatives of the Health Services Authority, CTMH Doctors Hospital and Health City Cayman Islands all contributed to the effort to send supplies.
Art Nest Creative Studio will host a ‘Paint and Sip’ fundraiser on Monday, 16 Sept., to raise funds for the Bahamas following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian.
A Cayman police air crew is helping evacuate victims and deliver supplies to some of the worst-hit areas of the Bahamas in the aftermath of deadly Hurricane Dorian.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police helicopter took off for the Bahamas on Thursday to help in the relief effort following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian.
Three named storms were brewing in Atlantic waters as of Wednesday afternoon. None of the systems were projected to impact the Cayman Islands.
As the push to aid in Hurricane Dorian relief efforts continues, entities such as the Cayman Islands Red Cross and Hazard Management Cayman Islands are asking the question: what if your donations do more harm than good?
The M/V John Paul DeJoria is in George Town harbour aiming to soon begin assisting those in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.
Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas Tuesday after lingering in the area since Sunday night, and several of the country’s regional neighbours have begun putting together donations to support its recovery.
Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin in parts of the Bahamas and rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful storm on record ever to hit the islands.
Even as Hurricane Dorian continued to wreak havoc in the Bahamas Monday, relief efforts were already getting under way.
Due to the projected path of Hurricane Dorian, Cayman Airways will be waiving change fees and fare differences for passengers who cancel or postpone their flight reservations for travel between the Cayman Islands and Miami and Tampa, the airline announced Wednesday.