The Bahamas says it’s open for tourism after Hurricane Dorian

The Bahamas says it’s open for tourism after Hurricane Dorian

At Harbor Island, Eleuthera, and many of the other islands of the Bahamas we are still a beautiful tourist destination. Unfortunately, our sister islands Abaco and Grand Bahama were totally devastated in the storm, but we are still open, we are still beautiful. Don’t cancel your vacation, please come drop by and see us. We’re known for our famous pink

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In the Bahamas, how relief groups are tackling ruined infrastructure and lack of power

In the Bahamas, how relief groups are tackling ruined infrastructure and lack of power

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now let’s get an update on the situation in the Bahamas and the very difficult relief efforts. Stephanie Sy is our new national correspondent at the “NewsHour.” She will be based in Phoenix. But she joins us here at the desk here tonight with the story. Welcome, Stephanie. We’re so glad to have you. STEPHANIE SY: Thank you

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Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Routes: Peninsula and Eastern Shore

Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Routes: Peninsula and Eastern Shore

[music] Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms can put Virginia’s coast at risk for flooding. Near the coast, such flooding could be caused by storm surge. Emergency officials order evacuations to keep residents safe from flooding caused by storm surge — not from the wind. Virginia has a hurricane evacuation plan to help people who must evacuate the area leave safely.

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 3, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode September 3, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Hurricane Dorian wreaks havoc on the Bahamas. We hear from the islands, as the massive storm moves closer to the U.S. mainland. Then: What is driving migrants? Amna Nawaz sits down with the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security following a visit to El Salvador. Plus: on

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How chef José Andrés is working to feed the storm-stricken Bahamas

How chef José Andrés is working to feed the storm-stricken Bahamas

As we have seen, the damage from Dorian in the Bahamas appears catastrophic. Chef and restauranteur Jose Andres is there with his nonprofit organization, World Central Kitchen, which feeds those in need after disasters. He and his group served meals in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. I spoke to him by phone from Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, earlier

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