Bahamas Health Officials Respond to Hurricane Dorian with PAHO’s support. | SMN News

Nassau, Bahamas (PAHO):— A Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) team is working closely with health authorities in the Bahamas to support their response to Hurricane Dorian, which has damaged health facilities and flooded hospitals on Abaco islands and Grand Bahama island.

Prior to the hurricane, the PAHO country office contributed to the Ministry of Health’s preparedness and response planning. PAHO also pre-positioned experts from its sub-regional office in Barbados to assist the country in on-site assessments of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and health infrastructure and facilities needs. Additional support on logistics, civil and military coordination,

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