Shelters in Nassau full after Hurricane Dorian left thousands of Bahamians homeless

Shelters in Nassau full after Hurricane Dorian left thousands of Bahamians homeless


HEART BEAT.
>>Calvin: GOING ABOVE AND>>Calvin: GOING ABOVE AND
BEYOND, THANK YOU. BEYOND, THANK YOU.
>>Nicole: WITH TENS OF>>Nicole: WITH TENS OF
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE LEFT THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE LEFT
HOMELESS, MANY ARE STAYS IN HOMELESS, MANY ARE STAYS IN
SHELTERS. SHELTERS.
>>Calvin: BUT THERE ARE STILL>>Calvin: BUT THERE ARE STILL
OTHERS THAT HAVE NOWHERE TO GO OTHERS THAT HAVE NOWHERE TO GO
AND THE DEVASTATION AFTER DORIAN AND THE DEVASTATION AFTER DORIAN
IS STIMUNFOLDING. IS STIMUNFOLDING.
>>CALVIN AND NICOLE, AFTER>>CALVIN AND NICOLE, AFTER
BEING ON THE GROUND AND SEEING BEING ON THE GROUND AND SEEING
THE DESTRUCTION IN MARSH HARBOR THE DESTRUCTION IN MARSH HARBOR
WITH MORE THAN 1,000 BUILDINGS WITH MORE THAN 1,000 BUILDINGS
WERE DESTROYED IT ISN’T HARD TO WERE DESTROYED IT ISN’T HARD TO
BELIEVE THAT 17% OF BOHEMIANS BELIEVE THAT 17% OF BOHEMIANS
ARE NOW LEFT HOMELESS. ARE NOW LEFT HOMELESS.
THOSE ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THOSE ARE TAKING ADVANTAGE OF
YOUR DONATIONS LIKE THE YOUR DONATIONS LIKE THE
DONATIONS WE SEE RIGHT HERE SAT DONATIONS WE SEE RIGHT HERE SAT
ONE OF MANY SHELTERS. ONE OF MANY SHELTERS.
>>MORE THAN A WEEK HAS PASSED>>MORE THAN A WEEK HAS PASSED
AND PEOPLE CONTINUE TO SIFT AND PEOPLE CONTINUE TO SIFT
THROUGH THE ROCKY CREEK IT IS THROUGH THE ROCKY CREEK IT IS
EVEN MORE DEVASTATED ACROSS THE EVEN MORE DEVASTATED ACROSS THE
ABACOS MORE THAN 70,000 PEOPLE ABACOS MORE THAN 70,000 PEOPLE
LEAVING BEHIND DEBRIS, AND LEAVING BEHIND DEBRIS, AND
RUBBLE. RUBBLE.
THIS NOW ALL THAT’S LEFT OF A THIS NOW ALL THAT’S LEFT OF A
PLACE THEY CALLED HOME. PLACE THEY CALLED HOME.
MANY NOW FORCED TO EVACUATE. MANY NOW FORCED TO EVACUATE.
>>SO IT ISN’T HABITABLE.>>SO IT ISN’T HABITABLE.
>>HE WAS PLACED AT THE KINDLE>>HE WAS PLACED AT THE KINDLE
ISAAC GYMNASIUM. ISAAC GYMNASIUM.
HI COMMITMENT ON THIS IS WHAT IT HI COMMITMENT ON THIS IS WHAT IT
WOULD HAVE EXPECTED. WOULD HAVE EXPECTED.
IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME. IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME.
>>SO THAT EVOKE WAYS CAN GET>>SO THAT EVOKE WAYS CAN GET
WHAT THEY NEED. WHAT THEY NEED.
>>HAS YOU WONDERED WHERE YOUR>>HAS YOU WONDERED WHERE YOUR
DONATIONS ARE GOING, THIS IS ONE DONATIONS ARE GOING, THIS IS ONE
OF MANY DISTRIBUTION SITES HERE OF MANY DISTRIBUTION SITES HERE
IN NASSAU. IN NASSAU.
WE ARE AT THE THOMAS ROBINSON WE ARE AT THE THOMAS ROBINSON
BUILDING. BUILDING.
WE HAVE SEEN CLOTHES, FOOD, AND WE HAVE SEEN CLOTHES, FOOD, AND
EVEN BABY SUPPLIES. EVEN BABY SUPPLIES.
THESE ARE ITEMS THAT ARE THESE ARE ITEMS THAT ARE
ESSENTIAL. ESSENTIAL.
>>YOU ARE MAKING A CONTRIBUTION>>YOU ARE MAKING A CONTRIBUTION
TO ESTABLISHING THESE PEOPLE’S TO ESTABLISHING THESE PEOPLE’S
LIVES AGAIN. LIVES AGAIN.
>>WHILE THOUSANDS NOW LEFT>>WHILE THOUSANDS NOW LEFT
HOMELESS WAIT TO LEARN WHERE TO HOMELESS WAIT TO LEARN WHERE TO
GO NEXT, OFFICIALS HOPING AID GO NEXT, OFFICIALS HOPING AID
AND UNITY, WILL HELP THEM AND UNITY, WILL HELP THEM
REBUILD. REBUILD.
>>WE ARE A COMPASSIONATE AND>>WE ARE A COMPASSIONATE AND
GENEROUS PEOPLE. GENEROUS PEOPLE.
AND I NOW CALL OF EVERY ONE OF AND I NOW CALL OF EVERY ONE OF
US TO SUMMONED THE BEST US TO SUMMONED THE BEST
OURSELVES TO MEET THE AWESOME OURSELVES TO MEET THE AWESOME
CHALLENGES THAT FACE US IN CHALLENGES THAT FACE US IN
REBUILDING LIVES. REBUILDING LIVES.
>>>>
>>AND THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY>>AND THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY SAYS THEY ARE MANAGEMENT AGENCY SAYS THEY ARE
KEEPING A CLOSE WATCH ON ALL SIX KEEPING A CLOSE WATCH ON ALL SIX
SHELTERS HERE IN NASSAU. SHELTERS HERE IN NASSAU.
THEY SAY IF THEY WERE TO GET TO THEY SAY IF THEY WERE TO GET TO
CAPACITY, THEY WILL OPEN OTHERS CAPACITY, THEY WILL OPEN OTHERS
IF NEEDED.

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