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
Nassau

Postal Address:

P.O. BoxN-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
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bahamas-Red-Cross-Society-287498687576/

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Vacant
  • Acting President: Mrs Terez CURRY
  • Director General: Ms Caroline TURNQUEST
  • Deputy President: Ms. Kyron STRACHAN
  • Treasurer: Mr Dayan BOURNE
  • Deputy Treasurer: Mrs Beryl ADAMS
  • Head of Human Resources : Ms Caroline TURNQUEST
  • Head of Communications: Ms Brendalee ROLLE
  • Head of Disaster Management: Ms Alicia R. PINDER
  • Legal Adviser: Mr Vincent WALLACE-WHITFIELD
  • FDRS Focal Point : Miss Andrice STRACHAN

Latest appeals

7 November 2019
Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian (MDRBS003)
Bahamas - Emergency Appeal Revision No. 2
9 October 2019
Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian (MDRBS003)
Bahamas - Operations Update no. 2
28 September 2019
Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian (MDRBS003)
Bahamas - Operations Update no. 1
25 September 2019
Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian (MDRBS003)
Bahamas - Emergency Appeal Revision
6 September 2019
Bahamas- Hurricane Dorian
Bahamas - Information Bulletin no. 3