Bishop of the Bahamas calls hurricane a ‘national tragedy’

By Rachel Farmer
Posted Sep 25, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas has been worse than imagined, according to the Bishop of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, Laish Boyd.

In a pastoral letter about how his diocese had been affected, he said: “This is a national tragedy which grieves and devastates all of us… The damage has been catastrophic. The human impact has been heart-breaking. The relationship between people and the sea in the Bahamas is intimate. Many people make their living from fishing. This hurricane has seen a friend become an enemy.”

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