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Disaster Response

PAHO/WHO country office for Bahamas and Turks and Caicos collaborates with Government of the Bahamas and IAEA around radiation safety plan

2015-02-19 16:34:20

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) provided an in-country mission to The Bahamas the 2nd-5th of February, 2015 in order to increase awareness of nuclear security issues and the assistance available to Member States; as well as to discuss and finalize the Integrated Nuclear Security Support Plan (INSSP) for further implementation of nuclear security activities in the country.

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PAHO response to Hurricane Irene

2011-12-12 13:49:46

Hurricane Irene hit the Bahamas as a Category 3 storm, affecting all inhabited islands to various degrees from 23rd to 26th August 2011. Hurricane force winds extended outwards up to 70 miles from the centre and tropical storm force winds extended outward up to 290 miles from the centre. The storm surge raised water levels as much as 7 to 11 feet above normal tide levels over the central and north-western Bahamas.

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P.O.Box N 4833, Nassau, Bahamas Country/City Code: 1-242
Tel: 001-242 326-7299; 001-242 326-7390; 001-242-325-0121  Fax:001-242 326-7012

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