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Date TimeSeptember 07, 2019
VoiceThousands of people fled devastation in the Bahamas on Saturday as conditions grew increasingly desperate nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, reducing many homes to rubble and knocking out water and power.
As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorians devastation
Some 90 percent of the homes, buildings and infrastructure in Marsh Harbour of Great Abaco, where Dorian rampaged for almost two full days as one of the strongest Caribbean hurricanes on record, were damaged, the World Food Programme said.
"The needs remain enormous," WFP spokesman Herve Verhoosel said in an email.

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