Reports are coming in from Alyssa Miller of AOPA as she flies with the Bahamas Habitat Hurricane Irene Relief teams. Click through to read her full reports.
Alyssa Miller of AOPA heads South to join in relief missions with Bahamas Habitat and provide front line reporting. She begins her series with “Reaching forgotten islands“. Click through for the full story.
As news from the south islands of Cat, Crooked and Acklin is coming in painting a pretty rough picture with some significant devastation, no power and much to clean up and repair, there is a very bright spot for all of us involved in Bahamas Habitat. Zion Children’s Home project on Current Island escapes damage! A [...]
SITUATION UPDATE We have posted updates and photos to our Irene News Feed on Bahamas Habitat website. Cameron King, our Aviation & Disaster Relief Coordinator, along with a team of volunteers have set up our depot and coordination post at Fort Lauderdale Executvie Airport (KFXE) at Banyan FBO. We Need Your Help! IMMEDIATE NEEDS We need [...]
Our teams have begun the relief efforts to the Bahamas. Several things are now clear. 1. We are basing our response and supply depot out of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) 2. The Southern Bahamas have more damage which will dictate our flight logistics and we have fuel in several locations in the Northern islands [...]
These photos are from the first scouting mission on Friday August 27th. We thankful that the damage was not catastrophic on Eleuthera. Our scouts are out inspecting the Southern Bahamas now. We expect to find more damage in the south and will organize our relief accordingly. Stay tuned.
26 August, Day 1 :: Hurricane Irene Relief From Cameron King, Bahamas Habitat Aviation & Disaster Relief Coordinator Thursday night the Bahamas Habitat’s Baron was flown from Knoxville, TN – Nashville to pick up Abraham McIntyre (BMH Director) – Alabama to pick up Addison Shock from SIFAT – and ultimately to Orlando, FL to stage [...]
Greetings from Big Hill in James Cistern, Eleuthera (the only place I’ve been able to get cell service). I arrived back on the island today and am thankful for the protection that was given to this island and it’s wonderful people. Cameron King and I flew in about 3:30 from Orlando and dropped off a [...]
Small Bahamas islands face big clean up from Irene – from the Associated Press Extensive damage reported in Cat Island, Spanish Wells fared better than expected – from The Tribune
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