In the Bahamas, One Adventist Member Confirmed Dead, Many Injured

Nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian destroyed homes, businesses, and infrastructure on Grand Bahama and Abaco islands in the Bahamas, Seventh-day Adventist leaders are slowly receiving word about the whereabouts of their members.

So far the church has confirmed one death among the membership in Grand Bahama. In Abaco, all members have been accounted for, church leaders said, but many are seriously injured and are in hospitals in Nassau.

“We know that 90 percent of the infrastructure in both islands have been destroyed and some evacuations have taken place during the past few days,” said Michael Smith, communication director for the church in the Atlantic Caribbean Union.

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