United States  

Between two storms: Caribbean braces for hurricanes in coronavirus era

Reuters Friday, 29 May 2020
Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach - Published
News video: COVID-19 brings multitude of changes to Florida's hurricane safety plans

COVID-19 brings multitude of changes to Florida's hurricane safety plans 01:44

Expect some changes this hurricane season. Florida officials said COVID-19 has forced them to draft new safety plans this year. "There is a lot of changes," said state Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz. "Everything is going to change with hurricane preparation because of COVID-19."

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Caribbean Caribbean Region to the center-east of America composed of many islands / coastal regions surrounding the Caribbean Sea

COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million [Video]

COVID-19 cases in Latin America exceed 2 million

Coronavirus infections in Latin America and the Caribbean climb as measures to contain pandemic have differing success.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:03Published
Cuba rescues damaged coral reef [Video]

Cuba rescues damaged coral reef

A team from the Cuba National Aquarium is on a mission to repair vital coral reef from decades of damage caused by overfishing, pollution and the effects of climate change.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:44Published
Venezuela detains U.S. citizens allegedly involved in incursion [Video]

Venezuela detains U.S. citizens allegedly involved in incursion

Venezuelan authorities have detained two U.S. citizens working with a U.S. military veteran who has claimed responsibility for a failed armed incursion into the oil producing country, President Nicolas Maduro said on Monday. Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:54Published

Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian Category 5 Atlantic hurricane in 2019

New report revisits 'Sharpiegate' controversy [Video]

New report revisits 'Sharpiegate' controversy

A Monday report found that U.S. agency leaders violated their own policy on scientific integrity after they backed a Trump tweet about Hurricane Dorian last year - that was false. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:39Published

Related videos from verified sources

Texas Adjusting Hurricane Response Plans Due To Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Texas Adjusting Hurricane Response Plans Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday marked the start of hurricane season and experts are predicting a busy one with as many as a half dozen major hurricanes.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 01:44Published
Florida Changing Up Storm Response As Hurricane Season Collides With Coronavirus [Video]

Florida Changing Up Storm Response As Hurricane Season Collides With Coronavirus

With the six-month Atlantic hurricane season starting Monday, emergency-management officials have changed how Florida will respond to storms as they grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. Katie..

Credit: CBS Dallas Digital     Duration: 00:40Published
FEMA: Coronavirus Will Make Hurricane Season 'A Little More Difficult' [Video]

FEMA: Coronavirus Will Make Hurricane Season 'A Little More Difficult'

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is fast approaching, and US officials say they're preparing for it. Thursday, FEMA officials said they were readying more buses, hotel rooms and shelter space for..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:39Published

Tweets about this