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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) is announcing the further postponement of the National Service of Remembrance originally planned for March 28, 2020 in Dundas Town, Abaco. The Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction, the Bahamas Christian Council and Abaco Christian Council agreed on the postponement of the service and burial of Dorian victims. “We spoke with President of the Abaco Christian Council, Pastor Edgburt Tinker, and Pastor Mario Moxey, Vice-president of The Bahamas Christian Council,” said Katherine Forbes-Smith, Managing Director of the DRA.
Members of the local and international NGO community were thanked for their significant assistance to The Bahamas as a result of the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian at a press conference in Florida marking the six-month period since the Category 5 storm hit Abaco and Grand Bahama. “I want to thank the many international and Bahamian NGOs for stepping forward and helping during our time of crisis,” said Katherine Forbes-Smith, Managing Director of the Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority, on Friday, March 6 at Food for the Poor, Coconut Creek, Florida.
Hundreds of residents of Marsh Harbour were in attendance at a town hall meeting Thursday night hosted by the Bahamas Disaster Reconstruction Authority and...