Conditions in Bahamas remain dire in aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

  • Published: 09 September 2019
  • It's been over a week since Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm, and conditions are still dire. CBS News correspondent Nikki Battiste reports from the Abaco Islands, which were hit especially hard.

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Comments • 186

  • Lisa Miller
    Lisa Miller  2 months back

    Where are all the big ships bring aid in? Where and why is our big military ships or big America and British big cargo ships not there yet to unload cargo on to smaller vessels to take to shore

    • Lisa Miller
      Lisa Miller  2 months back

      Praying for the people of the Bahamas

      • Lisa Miller
        Lisa Miller  2 months back

        Where is the news today from the island and where is all aid coming into island show the aid the food the water the medical show what big ships are there providing aid please

        • Green Tee
          Green Tee  2 months back

          All “their” little playgrounds being destroyed one at a time...not safe to live or hang to close to the wealthy these days.

          • Xaris Antonoglou
            Xaris Antonoglou  2 months back

            00302665024070 THOMAZOS
            SAVVAS HAVE POISON 9000

            • big POPPA
              big POPPA  2 months back

              Ok can someone tell me if Atlantis was hit?

              • Lexi San Diego
                Lexi San Diego  2 months back

                Also, are the graves of Anna Nicole Smith and her son ok?

            • William Grimberg
              William Grimberg  2 months back

              When there are winds this high , sad to say, you are probably blown around like a rag doll.
              If they rebuild they should require some concrete reinforced escape buildings on every block if that is possible on all the islands or don’t rebuild . They would probably need to be built high enough to avoid sea surge and high ground .

              • qwerknight
                qwerknight  2 months back

                Poor people may galacic come down soon

                • Tj Lues
                  Tj Lues  2 months back

                  Bahamian power stronger than Dorian🇧🇸🇧🇸💪🏾

                  • MegaCali
                    MegaCali  2 months back

                    45! More like a couple hundred. Obviously.

                    • Tron_23
                      Tron_23  2 months back

                      Who would have thought

                      • Marci LK
                        Marci LK  2 months back

                        Is there a list of the deceased somewhere? I’m trying to get news of my friend Samuel Edgecomb and his family who lived in Marsh Harbor.

                        • Marci LK
                          Marci LK  2 months back

                          Splexsychiick Thank you. I’ve been trying to ask anyone I find who is in Abaco. Where do I find this list of those found alive?

                        • Splexsychiick
                          Splexsychiick  2 months back

                          nope but they do have list of persons who where found alive. don't bother trying to calling authorities either They will only give info on deceased to family. If you want info try to get in contact with a relative, friend or neighbor. Only they will be able tell you if he his alive or died. Try looking on Facebook and messaging some one from Abaco.

                      • G M
                        G M  2 months back

                        Cheap Realestate as far as my eyes can see 🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑🤑

                        • Anthony Marici
                          Anthony Marici  2 months back

                          It's good to see all the rich Hollywood liberals there helping out.

                          • Gallo Pelao
                            Gallo Pelao  2 months back

                            We don't care.

                          • Mimi 2hyphy
                            Mimi 2hyphy  2 months back

                            You could hear the pain in her voice 💔

                          • Godzilla
                            Godzilla  2 months back

                            They were warned to leave, so if they stayed then it's on them! The US can not help every country when they have a disaster, so you will live with what you get or not!

                            • Haymanotify
                              Haymanotify  2 months back

                              Leaving takes resources. Even more than that is logistically this is an island chain not like they can drive hundreds of miles toward safety. Limited flights too. The US helps not for altruistic reasons. There is a cost associated to being the best country. There is a cost to being admired. Patriotism COSTS.

                          • RickK RocKStar
                            RickK RocKStar  2 months back


                            • N. Prez
                              N. Prez  2 months back

                              Your point being?

                            • Statiic Entertainment
                              Statiic Entertainment  2 months back

                              Yeah you're right, that's the case throughout the entire Caribbean (where I'm from) where there is what we call "the hurricane season" which occurs through July - September but, we've never seen anything this bad tbh...normally only house roofs get blown off and trees get blown over but this is just...damn

                          • Stephanie Waber
                            Stephanie Waber  2 months back

                            Why are all news media lying about the death toll and why are you not telling people there are dead bodies every where

                            • Link The Link
                              Link The Link  2 months back

                              Luke 21:36 King James Version (KJV)
                              Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.

                            • Yawning Pheonix
                              Yawning Pheonix  2 months back

                              Fire whoever uploaded this with such a low volume level.

                              • Norysse Del Rosario
                                Norysse Del Rosario  2 months back

                                I'm so sorry to hear this. Prayers and wishes to those in this madness<3

                                • QTee
                                  QTee  2 months back

                                  Decimated. 😪 So so very sad.

                                  • Robert Duran
                                    Robert Duran  2 months back

                                    God Bless the people everybody's leaving need to bring a big ship with dhee 10 and 11 dozers Komatsu clean it up and rebuild help the people out

                                    • Robert Duran
                                      Robert Duran  2 months back

                                      @Eschaton Zenith don't know your beliefs it doesn't really matter but it is true can't stop mother nature

                                  • John Gianiris
                                    John Gianiris  2 months back

                                    Isn't the Bahamas a UK possession?

                                  • jason morgan
                                    jason morgan  2 months back

                                    The world there has ended.

                                    • Tanya Mcghee
                                      Tanya Mcghee  2 months back

                                      Rebuild with aircreat domes

                                      • Cara Institute of Advanced Hypnosis

                                        0:37 she just ate a bug

                                        • jerome b
                                          jerome b  2 months back

                                          Looks like the old neighborhood

                                          • Trevorkian
                                            Trevorkian  2 months back

                                            Let's send them to Mexico Mexico seems to be all about taking in illegal immigrants and refugees right.....

                                            • QTee
                                              QTee  2 months back

                                              Not your call

                                          • Elton Lawrence
                                            Elton Lawrence  2 months back

                                            All of those people that's in those camps we'll never hear from them again what you bet have you heard from them out of any other those disasters nobody has come back and told you about their experiences in those camps at least I've never heard of anything another move to depopulate the people

                                            • Green Tee
                                              Green Tee  2 months back

                                              What the ..... did you just say? And, with no periods!!!

                                          • Depcom
                                            Depcom  2 months back

                                            Now all the people in the Bahama's will leave and Trump can go there and build towers and hotels for the rich!

                                            • Green Tee
                                              Green Tee  2 months back

                                              Depcom all their playgrounds being destroyed one after the other. It’s not safe to live or play around the wealthy. Their “just due” is being manifested right b4 our eyes, with more to come...

                                            • Depcom
                                              Depcom  2 months back

                                              @American Motorsports Gaming Sorry Charlie, but we don't hate the fools we laugh at. If anything, we pity them.

                                            • American Motorsports Gaming
                                              American Motorsports Gaming  2 months back

                                              I've stayed in the Bahama's before, it wasn't for the poor before this happened. They just didn't plan ahead for anything like this. And if Trump did step in and redevelop the island then people would have jobs, and houses. Not a bad thing once you get past your hatred for the President.

                                          • Daina Hulme
                                            Daina Hulme  2 months back

                                            What about the huge oil containers ripped off tops and oil everywhere?! Nobody can live around that for years!

                                            • Lord Vader
                                              Lord Vader  2 months back

                                              Wait a minute... What about black lives having relevance?

                                              • BC Bob
                                                BC Bob  2 months back

                                                Remain dire? Even after all those prayers? It cant be....

                                                • 加林多耶利米
                                                  加林多耶利米  2 months back

                                                  Yeah, after the climate accords I thought hurricanes would be over.

                                              • Daina Hulme
                                                Daina Hulme  2 months back

                                                What about the shootings for water and bread!? Did the death toll go up 2 because of this?

                                                • Josh Lachman
                                                  Josh Lachman  2 months back

                                                  The queen should clean up her island.

                                                  • Josh Lachman
                                                    Josh Lachman  2 months back

                                                    @Dragonice Lakeoffire do I personally whoosh you or do I have to wait for someone else to?

                                                  • Dragonice Lakeoffire
                                                    Dragonice Lakeoffire  2 months back

                                                    It is not her island. They are an independent country.

                                                • Rose Phoenix
                                                  Rose Phoenix  2 months back

                                                  Everything of homes business and screws that what the news of ABC that they're saying about it well let me tell you this the real news right now this is not a fake news okay this is real life that what you see it ever think about it because I many people that are saying that this is a fake news guess what they're not even to have a very seriously to see something of a future amount so many people that they just don't get it and let me tell you this everything that of different news travel everywhere from around the world I need around the world and part of the us this is real life not a fantasy especially that how you say many people like they just cannot handle the pressure too much the money making excuses are all of that and specially that how is that the people of a Bahamas going to be able to rebuild again and Specialty that where is like the mayor the governor the city hall and even if by some of our president in the Bahamas over there that who's going to be a responsibility that are about to help those people where they're needed but I just don't get it ready because in the Bahamas right there everything like a vacation and hotels in order that they have all the money of Sav right there and they shouldn't spend their money over to help from other people to read everything that was lost but however single of a person that to step in to help those other people that I've lost everything including of a homes and for the life I mean I just don't get it ready where are the people off of around the world anyway and does Bahamas got a connection of our somewhere of a different country so I don't know about that because this is the sound of a suspicious about it because especially that of a some hotels are not ready to spend the money about the damage of everything because they're not responsibility about they have the people ready and where is that the mayor's the government and others that are of how you say the people are the charge of it said they need to spend our money to prepare again that is responsibility I don't see nothing really nothing I don't know what's going on

                                                  • Green Tee
                                                    Green Tee  2 months back

                                                    Rose Phoenix omg... not one period.

                                                • Nick Gurr
                                                  Nick Gurr  2 months back

                                                  Good riddance.

                                                  • Lunky Straydog
                                                    Lunky Straydog  2 months back

                                                    Democrats must love this they all about green new deal baby killing .

                                                    • floyd fletcher
                                                      floyd fletcher  2 months back


                                                      • Bryochemical Intuition
                                                        Bryochemical Intuition  2 months back

                                                        Media: "President Trump ordered the military to make a hurricane cuz he hates black people"

                                                        America : 😒🤦🏾‍♂️...Trump 2020 🇺🇸

                                                        • Ann Jordan
                                                          Ann Jordan  2 months back

                                                          Well America America
                                                          Bahamas brown black skinned people
                                                          Trump turns hate on

                                                          This idiot doesn't miss any opportunity to highlight his hate of brown black skinned people.

                                                          trump claims that he doesn't want the really bad people, people who weren't suppose to be in the Bahamas, drug dealers, bad actors, gang members from Bahamas into America through Florida.

                                                          • ха َ й َ
                                                            ха َ й َ  2 months back

                                                            2020 horror movie The Hurricane hit Bahamas

                                                            • Random Person
                                                              Random Person  2 months back

                                                              Soooo....Good time to buy land?

                                                              • Surreal entertainment TV
                                                                Surreal entertainment TV  2 months back

                                                                That’s just sad not to be funny 😢 and I love the Bahamas

                                                                • Kip McEwen
                                                                  Kip McEwen  2 months back

                                                                  Democrats have shown themselves to be guttersnipes who slam Trump 24 7 instead of doing something constructive like meeting with Trump and going on national TV to offer their solutions for dealing with the hurricane, both before and after, so as to show they at least tried. But this isn't gonna happen though as Dems are political party first, America second hacks who politicize anything and everything in their faux outrage as they fingerpoint and virtue signal.

                                                                  • Veronica Ross
                                                                    Veronica Ross  2 months back