Some 2,500 people are unaccounted for in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said on Wednesday. NEMA spokesman Carl Smith told reporters that some of the missing people may eventually be located.
The Royal Navy has deployed extra medics to join Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay in delivering humanitarian assistance to the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian. A team of 18 military medical staff arrived in the region and will provide emergency care, surgery and intensive care to those in need.
More than 76,000 people out of a population of 395.000, could require food and other aid in the Bahamas after the Caribbean nation was ravaged by Hurricane Dorian, the UN's World Food Program said on Thursday, with eight tons of supplies ready to arrive.