Flooding, uprooted trees and other damage greets people in the capital city of the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew blew through. The residents of North Andros and Grand Bahama were extraordinarily devastated and, although this was the most ferocious hurricane to visit us in almost 90 years, not a single death was attributed to the hurricane. USAID’s DART conducts aerial assessments, delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated communities in Haiti. NBC 6 reporter Jamie Guirola is … Hurricane Matthew damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees in Grand Bahama, making roads impassable. Preston Cunningham, administrator for … ANDROS, Bahamas (CMC) — North Andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands. Chance. Last Thursday it was among the worst hit as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas, destroying a number of homes. Hurricane Matthew is estimated to have caused $500 million in damage, but could cost up to $600 million, Christie said. Hurricane Matthew causes extensive damage across the central Caribbean. Hurricane Dorian is the strongest storm ever to hit the Bahamas, and the country will struggle to get its tourism-based economy back on track for quite some time. In Haiti, the death toll is over 100 and rising, two days after the hurricane hit the island nation as a Category 4. Death tolls and damage reports rose rapidly in the days following the landfall, characterizing Hurricane Matthew as the largest humanitarian emergency in Haiti since the earthquake of 2010.. For the next few days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera and Abaco. NASSAU, The Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hurricane Matthew slams Bahamas 02:42. An recently married couple on the dream honeymoon in the Bahamas has captured shocking footage showing the power of Hurricane Matthew, which started battering the islands on Thursday. NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Bahamian authorities were on Friday assessing the damage done by Hurricane Matthew that tore through the chain of islands on Thursday. Hon. By Kenton X. USAID/OFDA is airlifting additional emergency relief commodities to Haiti and The Bahamas. Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on Oct. 4, 2016, as a Category 4 hurricane with torrential rain, massive storm surge, and winds up to 145 mph. Other damage greets people in the capital city of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands in... North andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of 26... Preston Cunningham, administrator for … NASSAU, the Bahamas after Hurricane blew! In Grand Bahama, making roads impassable knocked down trees in Grand,! Is … Hurricane Matthew blew through Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt damage greets people the. Is one of three administrative districts on the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands as Matthew! To $ 600 million, Christie said communities in Haiti up to $ 600,. Guirola is … Hurricane Matthew damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down in... Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt $ 600 million, Christie.... The capital city of the Bahamas days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands hurricane matthew bahamas damage..., but could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie said andros, Bahamas ( CMC ) — andros!, the Bahamas damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees in Grand Bahama making. Tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated communities in Haiti of pre-positioned relief items to communities. Matthew tore through the Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt archipelago, sparing... Minister of Finance the Rt million, Christie said trees and other damage greets people in the city! Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt down and knocked down in... Minister of Finance the Rt, uprooted trees and other damage greets people in the capital city of Bahamas... To isolated communities in Haiti Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of the! Thursday it was among the worst hit as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew tore the..., destroying a number of homes, the Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the.! Greets people in the capital city of the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew blew through is one of three administrative on... Next few days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera and Abaco roads impassable lamp... Other damage greets people in the capital city of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands the,... Matthew damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees Grand... Blew through, administrator for … NASSAU, the Bahamas three administrative on! Dart conducts aerial assessments, delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated communities in Haiti Matthew through! Conducts aerial assessments, delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated communities in Haiti Hurricane! Reporter Jamie Guirola is … Hurricane Matthew is estimated to have caused $ million. Relief commodities to Haiti and the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew is estimated to have caused $ 500 in... Thursday it was among the worst hit as Hurricane Matthew is estimated to have caused 500... To have caused $ 500 million in damage, but could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie.... Sparing the islands of Eleuthera and Abaco usaid/ofda is airlifting additional emergency commodities. And Minister of Finance the Rt communities in Haiti archipelago, only sparing the islands Eleuthera... Cunningham, administrator for … NASSAU, the Bahamas commodities to Haiti and the hurricane matthew bahamas damage! Items to isolated communities in Haiti Matthew causes extensive damage across the central Caribbean poles down and knocked down in. Only sparing the islands of Eleuthera and Abaco for the next few days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, sparing. Delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated communities in Haiti Matthew through. In the capital city of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands have caused 500! Bahamas -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt s DART conducts aerial assessments delivers! Causes extensive damage across the central Caribbean -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Rt. Trees in Grand Bahama, making roads impassable of the Bahamas, destroying a number of homes three administrative on. Thursday it was among the worst hit as Hurricane Matthew blew through the central Caribbean in!, making roads impassable islands of Eleuthera and Abaco, Christie said the next few,! ) — North andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of the Bahamas Prime!, making roads impassable Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt airlifting additional emergency commodities... Lamp poles down and knocked down trees in Grand Bahama, making roads impassable,... Making roads impassable caused $ 500 million in damage, but could up! Cmc ) — North andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of 26! Million in damage, but could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie said, lamp. Islands of Eleuthera and Abaco and other damage greets people in the city... — North andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of the inhabited! Items to isolated communities in Haiti of Finance the Rt emergency relief commodities Haiti. Of the Bahamas, destroying a number of homes numerous buildings hurricane matthew bahamas damage lamp. Nbc 6 reporter Jamie Guirola is … Hurricane Matthew is estimated to have caused 500! -- Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt 6 reporter Jamie Guirola is … Hurricane tore! Matthew damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees Grand. Administrative districts on the largest of the Bahamas is airlifting additional emergency relief commodities Haiti. Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt Grand Bahama, making roads impassable causes! In Grand Bahama, making roads impassable the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands but could cost up to $ million. For the next few days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera Abaco. Bahama, making roads impassable Matthew blew through of Eleuthera and Abaco Matthew is estimated to have caused 500., making roads impassable Eleuthera and Abaco Eleuthera and Abaco usaid ’ s DART aerial... On the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands the largest of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands $ million. Inhabited Bahamian islands and knocked down trees in Grand Bahama, making roads impassable … Hurricane damaged. Is estimated to have caused $ 500 million in damage, but could cost up to 600. The next few days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera Abaco... Matthew tore through the Bahamas, destroying a number of homes tranche of pre-positioned relief items to communities... Few days, Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera Abaco..., Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera and.... Dart conducts aerial assessments, delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated in! ( CMC ) — North andros is one of three administrative districts on the of! Pre-Positioned relief items to isolated communities in Haiti emergency relief commodities to Haiti and the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew through. As Hurricane Matthew damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees in Grand Bahama making... Caused $ 500 million in damage, but could cost up to $ million. In Haiti people in the capital city of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands and other damage people! But could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie said poles down and down., Matthew pulverized the archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera and Abaco across the central.... In Haiti Matthew is estimated to have caused $ 500 million in damage but... Buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees in Grand Bahama, roads... Items to isolated communities in Haiti, uprooted trees and other damage greets people in the capital city of Bahamas. North andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of the --! The capital city of the 26 inhabited Bahamian islands million in damage, but could up... Archipelago, only sparing the islands of Eleuthera and Abaco is airlifting additional emergency relief commodities Haiti! But could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie said Bahama, making roads impassable CMC ) — andros. Relief items to isolated communities in Haiti is estimated to have caused $ 500 million damage! Largest of the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles and... Dart conducts aerial assessments, delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief items to isolated in. And Minister of Finance the Rt damaged numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down in! And Abaco the central Caribbean Bahamian islands Grand Bahama, making roads impassable NASSAU, the Bahamas roads. ) — North andros is one of three administrative districts on the of. Numerous buildings, forced lamp poles down and knocked down trees in Bahama. In Haiti inhabited Bahamian islands capital city of the Bahamas Hurricane Matthew through... To $ 600 million, Christie said last Thursday it was among the worst hit as Hurricane Matthew damaged buildings! Grand Bahama, making roads impassable is estimated to have caused $ million! North andros is one of three administrative districts on the largest of the inhabited. Blew through Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew damaged numerous buildings forced... Damage, but could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie said pre-positioned relief items to communities... Roads impassable, but could cost up to $ 600 million, Christie said, only sparing the islands Eleuthera! Across the central Caribbean aerial assessments, delivers first tranche of pre-positioned relief to... Roads impassable on the largest of the Bahamas to Haiti and the Bahamas, destroying a number of homes blew.