Hurricane Dorian

Mental health in the Bahamas

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According to the Bahamas Psychological Association, the effects of Hurricane Dorian coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the most challenging period in modern Bahamian history. Heart to Heart International medical teams responded to the Bahamas in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in September 2019. As communities worked to recover, the whole world... 

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Mental Health in the Bahamas

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A double disaster: Supporting the mental health of Bahamians recovering from Hurricane Dorian while coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. When Hurricane Dorian struck the Abaco Islands in September 2019, it became the strongest hurricane in modern records to make landfall in the Bahamas. The deadly storm disrupted all the essential community services, including water, electricity... 

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Capturing the story: Hurricane Dorian

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Robin Loznak deployed as a volunteer photographer with the HHI disaster response team to the Bahamas last week. Robin took some amazing photos in some incredibly difficult conditions. Thank you, Robin, for capturing the stories of the people affected by Hurricane Dorian. Below is Robin’s story. I’m currently returning to Oregon from my time working... 

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