The following areas of interest are not inclusive of all areas impacted, but provide key information and highlights of some impacts in the locations identified.
New Providence District 25.044234, -77.350390
Most populous island in The Bahamas, with more than 70% of total population and location of the capital city of Nassau
Airport: LPIA Nassau Airport 25.045872, -77.465538
Areas of Interest
LPIA Nassau Airport is open and operating today, Mon Sept 2 Visit http://nassaulpia.com or updates. Source
Flooding in Nassau video Video
Princess Margaret hospital in urgent need of blood source
City of Freeport District 26.5346175,-78.6991796
Abaco Islands 26°28′N 77°05′W
North Abaco District 26.792586, -77.434206
Population 9,578 source
Number of Buildings: 4,870
Airport: Treasure Cay Airport (IATA: TCB, ICAO: MYAT) 26.741751, -77.381618 The airport resides at an elevation of 8 ft (2.4 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,134 m × 46 m (7,001 ft × 151 ft). There is one terminal building, with departures in one room and arrivals in another.
Sep 2 - North Abaco MP Darren Henfield said there has been catastrophic damage on the island. He said there are reports of casualties but they cannot confirm that at the moment. He said it’s not safe to go outdoors – power lines are down, lamp poles are down, trees are across the street. As soon as the weather permits, first responders will go to areas where they’ve had reports of people in distress.source
Areas of interest
Sept 3 - Dan Proctor - President of Atlantis Condos reports that not all people accounted for yet but no deaths, and just one injured, Treasure Cay Community centre and old RBC serving as shelter and both are at capacity. source
Sept 2 - A Dundas Town resident, who is staying in the Marsh Harbour clinic with about 300 other people, told this newspaper: “They are looking for family members, but don’t know where they are. People are also concerned about where they’ll stay after the storm passes. “Many of the shelters got ruined so people had to choose between the government complex or the clinic. There are about 300 people here and about 25 people to a room.” source
Sept 2 - The last 80 persons rescued from Grand Cay all are now safe. Source
Sept 1 - Grand Cay All Age School serves as a shelter. No online presence, current status unknown. Facebook group last updated in 2010 Map
Green Turtle Cay 26.7672738,-77.3278917
- Population 450
- Area of Interest: New Plymouth
- Getting there: Can only be reached via ferry or boat from the mainland.
- Airport: There is no airport on the island
- Areas of Interest: New Plymouth contains a post office, bank, customs and immigration office, four grocery stores, several restaurants, bars, churches and museum
- Recent Updates
Sept 3 - everyone on Green Turtle Cay accounted for though island is totally devastated source
Sept 2 - Shelter school failed, roads impassable source
Sept 1 - Shelter: Amy Roberts Primary School source
Sept 1 - No updates on Facebook
Aug 31 - 8/31 Pre landfall drive around video
Central Abaco District 26.433333, -77.133333
Areas of Interest
Marsh Harbour 26.542222, -77.063611
South Abaco District 26.05, -77.25
Moores Island District 26.3, -77.55
Areas of Interest: Hard Bargain, Bight https://www.abacoescape.com/Moores/Moores.html
Moores Island lies some 28 miles (45km) to the northwest of Abaco Island, about 35 miles to the southeast of Grand Bahama Island. The islands are surrounded by shallow waters.
Airport: (ICAO: MYAO) 26.3179166666667,-77.5623055555556 Runway 09/27 (2640' x 100'), Surface: GRAVEL; Airport frequencies: CTAF 122.800 MHz; Fuel: No fuel available
Hope Town District 26.3179,-77.562305
Elbow Cay is located about 4 miles (6.4 kilometres) east of Marsh Harbour on Great Abaco Island.
Getting there: Most visitors fly into Marsh Harbour and take the ferry to either Hope Town at the Northern end of Elbow Cay or White Sound, a mid-island harbour. At the Southern end of the island is Tahiti Beach near Doros Cove. Golf carts are the main source of transportation, and most of the supplies for the area are brought in by barge each week.
Airport: No airport - Emergency Helipad at Taylor’s Park Ball field 26.540962, -76.958984
Areas of Interest: https://www.abacoescape.com/HopeTownElbowCay.html