These Heartbreaking Photos Show The Aftermath Of Hurricane Dorian On The Ground In The Bahamas


Aliana Alexis of Haiti stands on the concrete slab of what is left of her home in an area called “The Mud” at Marsh Harbour in Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, Sept. 5, 2019.

Buildings and trees are left flattened on the Great Abaco island town of Marsh Harbour on Sept. 4.

Women walk through the rubble of Marsh Harbour on Sept. 3.

Damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour on Sept. 4.

Sitting in her home’s lounger, Virginia Mosvold, 84, is lowered from a truck by volunteers after being rescued from her flooded home on Sept. 4.

A helicopter takes off outside Marsh Harbour Healthcare Center on Sept. 5.

Rescue workers recover the body of a victim in Marsh Harbour on Sept. 5.

A plane destroyed by Hurricane Dorian sits amid debris at the airport in Freeport on Sept. 4.

Former Marsh Harbour Fire Chief, Norwel Gordon, surveys damage caused by Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour on Sept. 5.

Members of the United Kingdom’s Humanitarian and Disaster Relief team provide aid assistance to the Islanders of Great Abaco on Sept. 4.

Staff members aboard of the Royal Caribbean ship Empress of the Seas pack containers with meals for victims while on the way to Freeport on Sept. 5.

Roshane Eyma, center, cries as she is greeted by members of her church after being rescued and flown to Nassau from the devastated Abaco Island on Sept. 4.

People try to get into an evacuation bus at the Marsh Harbour Healthcare Center on Sept. 5.

Catherine Russel is greeted by loved ones after arriving with other survivors from Abaco island to the Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau on Sept. 4.

A woman and her children sleep in the hallway of the Marsh Harbour Medical Clinic on Sept. 4.

Chrishon Dowkins, center, and his grandmother, Catherine Russel, right, rest after arriving with other survivors to the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Sept. 4.

Residents pass damage in Marsh Harbour on Sept. 5.

A hotel room in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour on Sept. 4.

Sissel Mosvold, right, embraces a volunteer who helped rescue her mother from her home in the outskirts of Freeport on Sept. 4.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mike Lewis inspects damaged areas by Hurricane Dorian in support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid on Sept. 4.

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