PBS NewsHour

The challenging logistics of the Bahamas emergency response

Clip: 09/06/2019 | 4m 30s

With the northern islands of the Bahamas leveled by Hurricane Dorian, getting to people who are in danger and transporting them out of the ruins pose immense logistical challenges. William Brangham talks to Elizabeth Riley, deputy executive director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, which is coordinating the response and assessment teams to these hard-hit areas of the Bahamas.

Aired: 09/06/19

Rating: NR

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