‘Only Animals Can Live Here’: Storm Victims Await Evacuation

Evacuation was slow, and there was frustration for some who said they had nowhere to go after the Category 5 hurricane splintered whole neighborhoods.

  • Published 6 September 2019

ABACO, Bahamas (AP) — Carrying their meager possessions in duffel bags and shopping carts, hundreds of desperate storm victims gathered at the port in Grand Abaco on September 6 in hopes of getting off the hurricane-devastated island, amid signs of rising frustration over the pace of the disaster-relief effort. “It’s chaos here,” said Gee Rolle, a 44-year-old construction worker who waited with his wife for a boat that could take them to the capital, Nassau.… Read at AP News