Bermuda – Hurricane Humberto
Hurricane Humberto passed 75miles north of Bermuda as a Category 3 storm on September 18, 2019 and thankfully had little impact. Damage was minimal, clean-up is underway, and the island is open for business.
Updates from Destination:
IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY RELIEF
- Destination: CHASUS33 (IBK) JP Morgan Chase Bank
- New York ABA021000021
- Pay to Bank: /001 1 188448
- (BBK) ROYCBSNS
- RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited Nassau, Bahamas
- Beneficiary: /05165 289-423-6
- Contributions via credit card
The Ministry also advises that the following option is available for cash contributions:
Please visit their website to make all donations. NAB is a 501(C) non-profit organization and has been in existence since 1993 serving Bahamian interest and supporting The Bahamas.
Below is a list of needed items. Please include with goods donated, an invoice or list/description of goods donated. Please de-mark goods “Hurricane Dorian Relief Supplies”. Please note that the supply items listed below are those which are on the , and are subject to change. Although it is appreciated, they are unable to accept used clothes or old mattresses.
While we are grateful for all donations, please donate from the list of items identified for each drop off point. The drop off points for the above mentioned are identified in the below link which will also take you to other initiatives being undertaken to collect relief supplies in South Florida and in Nassau, Bahamas. The specific types of supplies which are being accepted varies by the coordinating source and their drop off details are noted.
Latest Impact Status Re: Hurricane Dorian
- Grand Bahama and Abaco and Cays Severely Impacted
- Nassau, Paradise Island, and Other Bahamas Islands Escape Major Damage, Most Hotels Open Which Are Normally Open
- Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport Open
- Closed Bahamas Airports: Abaco Marsh Harbour and Abaco Treasure Cay; Grand Bahamas (Freeport Int’l); Andros Fresh Creek; and Bimini Int’l Airport.
- Open Bahamas Airport: Other than those above which are closed, all other international airports in The Bahamas are open including: Exuma, Eleuthera, South Andros, Nassau, Cat Island, Long Island, Inagua, San Salvador.
- Massive Emergency Relief and Long-Term Support Will Be Essential for Grand Bahama and Abaco
Dorian Impact Status – September 2, 2019, 11:00 a.m.
Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Eastern Caribbean quickly returned to normal following the passage of then Tropical Storm Dorian. Except for the main islands of Grand Bahama, Abaco and its Cays in The Bahamas, which has experienced severe damage, the entire Caribbean is fully open for business. Nassau and Paradise Islands have escaped a direct hit from the storm and all hotels are open which are usually open at this time, as is the Lynden Pindling International Airport.
We have been in constant contact with officials from The Bahamas and are awaiting word on the best mechanisms for channeling immediate emergency assistance. CHTA is activating a long-term recovery initiative which we plan to have in place by tomorrow. Details on how you can support immediate emergency relief efforts will be provided as soon as we’ve received them from the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association, which is working with the Government of The Bahamas on the coordination of relief efforts.
Below is a list of status reports on destinations in the storm’s path, including the latest from The Bahamas, and links to major airlines serving the Caribbean through South Florida to monitor cancellations and delays.
- Updates from Destinations
- Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, September 4, 2019 3:00pm EDT
- Bahamas – Nassau Airport Development Company, Press Statement, #6 September 03, 2019, 9:30a.m. EDT
- Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, August 30, 2019
- British Virgin Islands Tourist Board, August 29, 2019
- Discover Dominica Authority, August 30, 2019
- Martinique Promotion Board, August 30, 2019
- Puerto Rico, August 29, 2019
- St. Kitts Tourism Authority, August 29, 2019
- St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association, August 27, 2019
- St. Lucia Tourism Authority, August 27, 2019
- U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism, August 29, 2019
- Airline Updates
- Air Canada
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Cape Air
- Cayman Airways
- Caribbean Airlines
- Copa Airlines
- Delta Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
- JetBlue Airways
- Silver Airways
- Southwest Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- Suriname Airways
- United Airlines
- Virgin Atlantic
- West Jet