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Bahamas

The Bahamas Red Cross Society

In Pictures: Bahamas - Hurricane Matthew

Big surfaces of stagnant spreading around New Providence island. Stagnant water may become important breeding sites which might put at risk future Zika epidemics. (Photo credits: Monica Posada / IFRC)   Provisional damages identified in New Providence island are floods of about 2 to 4 feet in some areas, important quantity of downed trees, damaged roofs, electric and cable lines down, traffic lights...

Families evacuated during Hurricane Matthew. Lisa and Exanna´s experience

Families evacuated during Hurricane Matthew. Lisa and Exanna´s experience

Lisa Pinder and Exanna Dormeus are part of the Bahamas Red Cross rescue team

Bahamas Red Cross deploys disaster response teams as powerful Hurricane Matthew arrives

Bahamas Red Cross deploys disaster response teams as powerful Hurricane Matthew arrives

In response to the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, the Bahamas Red Cross deployed their staff and volunteers

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Contact details

Address:

National Headquarters
John F. Kennedy Drive
P.O. BoxN-8331
Nassau

Postal Address:

P.O. Box N-8331
Nassau

Contact Information:

Tel: (1242) 323-7370/328-4415
Fax: (242) 323-7404
Telegram: BAHREDCROSS NASSAU
Email: redcross@bahamas.net.bs
Web: http://bahamasredcross.com

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Mr Craig A. GOMEZ
  • Deputy President: Ms Darnell BAIN
  • Director General: Ms Caroline TURNQUEST
  • Deputy Honorary Treasurer: Ms Jacqueline HUNT
  • Treasurer: Mr Dayan BOURNE
  • Head of Human Resources : Ms Caroline TURNQUEST
  • Head of Communications: Ms Diane TURNQUEST
  • Head of Disaster Management : Ms Terez A. Curry
  • Legal Adviser: Mr Adrian HUNT
  • FDRS Focal Point : Mr Andrice STRACHAN

Latest appeals

29 September 2016
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15 December 2015
Bahamas - Hurricane Joaquin (MDRBS002)
Bahamas - DREF Final Report
16 October 2015
Bahamas - Hurricane Joaquin (MDRBS002)
Bahamas - DREF operation
15 January 2013
Caribbean (MAA49001)
Port of Spain country cluster - Annual Report 2011
29 August 2012
Hispaniola and Cuba: Tropical Storm Isaac
Port of Spain country cluster - Information Bulletin no. 1

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