Hurricane Dorian survivors struggle to start new life in Bahamas

Michael Jordan pledges $1 million for Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas	 	 	 			Michael Jordan

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The ferry that brought the Baptiste family makes two trips a day, carrying between 100 and 200 people per trip.

Search operations for missing people are continuing after Hurricane Dorian battered the country a week ago. "But the government has first to find a shelter for them".

"To those who have lost loved ones, I know there is absolutely nothing we can say that will lessen your pain and loss". "Everything was damage (d)".

"We have to be very careful", Trump told reporters Monday, defending the decision to remove hurricane victims from the ferry and warning that "very bad people" could be attempting to enter the USA after Dorian devastated the Bahamas, killing dozens and destroying tens of thousands of homes.

The government in the Bahamas says the death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen to at least 50. People were scrounging for clothes and hanging them out to dry to have something to wear.

About 1,400 people landed, while 70,000 are left homeless in the Bahamas.

"One step at a time, " she said.

"I don't feel safe", Rolle said. "That's all I had".

The Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency said late on Sunday 2,500 people had been evacuated, most from Abaco. "There ain't nothing there to stay for". "Finally, the roof started separating, back windows blew in, and I was just thinking about taking care of these people, and where we could be safe".

But for now, all she wants is to get her family on board a bus that will take them to a shelter.

US Agency for International Development head Mark Green said he was "struck by the focused nature of the devastation" on the Abacos Islands, saying some areas looked "almost as though a nuclear bomb was dropped". Her home - her entire neighborhood - in the Abacos, was destroyed, she said.

Edward Christian Sawyer III told CNN he and his family survived on Abaco by tying themselves together with an electrical cord and making their way together up a hill through the wind and water to get to his sister's house on a hill, from his mother's house nearby.

Dorsett said she and relatives grabbed a few relief items and headed to the nearby hospital, where her aunt worked as a nurse.

Humanitarians found widespread destruction, with thousands of houses leveled, telecommunications towers down, and water wells and roads damaged.

"You can imagine in any type of natural disaster like this where you have this huge disaster, a lot of resources going on and responding, there's going to be some confusion", Morgan said.

Search and rescue personnel arrived with cadaver dogs, body bags and coolers to store human remains, said Joy Jibrilu, director general of the country's tourism and aviation ministry.

Republican politicians have also called on the president to do more, including Republican Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, who have demanded Mr Trump make it easier for Bahamians to enter the USA without normal identification.

Shelters were housing about 1,100 people, officials said.

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