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Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and Mercy Corps International (MC) awarded a number of grants valued at over $40,000 to local businesses to assist with their business recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The grants are part of GBPA’s small business economic recovery program, and a partnership initiative with MC entitled Restoring […]Continue Reading
Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is working toward full recovery with sustainability and climate resiliency as primary considerations in restoration and rebuilding. As soon as conditions allowed, the GBPA team began exploring avenues to rebuild using more sustainable methods. “While we have always dealt with exposure to Continue Reading
Business Development Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Partnerships for Recovery: GBPA in collaboration with Mercy Corps (MC), a leading global humanitarian organization, today, announced the “Restoring Industries and Sustaining Employment (RISE) Initiative. Under this initiative, micro, small and medium businesses, suffering damages or loss as a direct result of the passage of Hurricane Dorian may be eligible to receive RISE Continue Reading
Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
Freeport, Grand Bahama – The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) understands that opening our skies to international travel is critical to Grand Bahama’s recovery following the devastation of Hurricane Dorian in early September. To that end, the GBPA is pleased to hail the arrival of the first international flight from Bristol, Tennessee directly to Grand […]Continue Reading
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Dr. Yakov Livshitz Senior member of the Hydrological Service of Israel visited Grand Bahama and toured our well fields with the GB Utility Team to gauge salinity levels and the pace of aquifer recovery. His initial findings were very encouraging.” (Pictured from left: Remington Wilchcombe, Utility Engineering Manager and Dr. Yakov Livshitz) The Grand Bahama […]Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Uncategorized
Lady Henrietta St. George, Executives and Staff of the GBPA took to the streets on Oct. 22nd not only to donate relief supplies, but also to give a listening ear and encouraging words to members of the Mayfield Park community, who were affected by Hurricane Dorian. #freeportstrong #grandbahamastrong #bahamasstrong #gbpa #gbdisasterrelief #hurricanedorianContinue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
(Oct. 11) Sanitation Services gives a detailed update on clean-up efforts in the community, despite some setbacks the company experienced as a result of Hurricane Dorian. Lou Carroll, General Manager, shared that 2,500 loads were collected in the City of Freeport and Lucaya by Sanitation Services & local contractors as of Oct. 11. As mindful […]Continue Reading
Business Hurricane Dorian Updates Press Releases Uncategorized
In a Press Conference on (Oct 11), Philcher Grant, Director of Customer Solutions and Stakeholder Relations at The Grand Bahama Power Company shared a compassionate recollection of how the company’s team was impacted. She highlighted the companies commitment not only to provide infrastructure restoration, but also and more importantly, ‘people’ restoration.Continue Reading