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errol barnett Sep 7
Here in Grand Bahama everyone we speak to needs something; food, water, fuel or help rebuilding. More tonight on
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errol barnett Sep 7
Replying to @errolbarnett
One of the most disturbing things I have seen on which shows you the many layers of despair survivors face.
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errol barnett
Today we also reached the oil facility ripped apart. The company tells it “has not identified any oil on beaches” or “observed leakage of oil from our terminal to the sea.”
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errol barnett Sep 7
Our fourth report from on the ground in Grand Bahama. Talking to people in ’s wake - seeing the extent of the devastation. Thanks to for filming/producing + in NY for making sure we made air.
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errol barnett Sep 8
Replying to @Equinor
Update: announces today, “We will clean up the Bahamas oil spill.” Here’s their statement -
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errol barnett Sep 8
Right now is embedded with + which offered rescue/recovery assistance to the Bahamas. We are about to distribute aid to Grand Bahama island’s easternmost points. Cc:
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errol barnett Sep 8
Replying to @CBSThisMorning
Just one of the moving moments from our day long embed with US search + rescue teams. A woman watches drone footage closely as City of Miami + Miami/Dade Fire Depts search for her seven missing relatives. Inside this flattened house when hit. More on
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errol barnett Sep 9
Replying to @CBSThisMorning
Miami firefighters deliver aid to stranded Bahamians as the search for the missing continues. Here’s our report from Freeport on our fourth day of reporting from the battered Grand Bahama Island.
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errol barnett Sep 9
Replying to @CBSEveningNews
I understand why faith is getting so many families through the unimaginable horror of having missing loved ones, a full week after . And why everyone is so thankful for help in search and recovery efforts. Here’s our report.
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errol barnett Sep 9
Replying to @errolbarnett
just in: death toll in the Bahamas officially raised to 50. Officials have “located and recovered” 42 people from the island of and 8 from . Officials add they “anticipate the discovery of more” Via Commissioner of the Royal Bahamas Police Force
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errol barnett Sep 11
just in: 2,500 registered as missing after says Govt. Since the storm, Tiffany Baillou hasn’t heard from her sister or brother-in-law living on . Here she shows her damaged home on Grand Bahama where she and her father are living.
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errol barnett Sep 11
More European assets en route to the Bahamas right now, says (also source for pic). 650 from the Netherlands, Germany + France to assist with aid/recovery. requested. Based on what has witnessed on the ground - it’s desperately needed.
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errol barnett Sep 11
Replying to @USCG @finnygo
just in: Americans helping Bahama significantly - but to a point. While reports rescuing 406 people in devastated areas, the White House confirms displaced Bahamians will not qualify for Temporary Protected Status. h/t
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errol barnett Sep 11
Replying to @minnis_dr
just in: Bahamian PM addresses nation. - hit country for 68 hrs - Eye wall “planted over Grand Bahama” for 30 hrs - Much of Abaco “no longer exists” - Concrete structures “turned to dust” - “No words sufficient to describe this tragedy”
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errol barnett Sep 11
So far, I’ve filed 7 reports from the Bahamas, most from Grand Bahama Island w/ the help of + sat. op. Devon Morris who endured no running water so we could meet Bahamians impacted. Reports, photo galleries, survivor’s stories on my IG “errolbarnett”
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errol barnett Sep 12
. is en route to Moore’s Island, and will be among the first groups of people to access/assess survivors there. ’s eye crossed this region with a vengeance. We plan on sharing what we find on tonight’s .
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errol barnett Sep 12
The moment landed in the sea outside Sweetings Cay as we continue to report from the most devastated areas of the Bahamas after . See this fishing community still in need of aid on . Aid via
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errol barnett Sep 13
Our more than a week of on the ground reporting in the Bahamas continues. Ret. special forces volunteer time and expertise to deliver aid to ’s most remote survivors who still need help. Via
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errol barnett Sep 13
just in: Bahamian death toll now 52, expected to rise again. Survivors still in need of aid, power, shelter. Thursday our crew did this in an attempt to get their stories out. Tonight on we’ll share more of what we saw. cc
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voxSDW Sep 7
Looks oily to me.
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shovel gurl Sep 7
How can know?! They haven’t even sent anyone to physically assess the situation yet!
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JAY🈺 Sep 12
Please go help me and my family sir we need it
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