Hurricane Joaquin Relief Effort

Trans Island AirwaysTrans Island Airways has announced that relief flights to the islands affected by Hurricane Joaquin will begin as soon as the weather permits and airports reopen.

From their Facebook page: “Acklins, Crooked and Long Island have taken the brunt of Hurricane Joaquin over the past 36 hours, with Rum Cay and San Salvador forecast to be hit tomorrow. Our recovery flights will begin as soon as the airports reopen. Our planes and pilots are standing by to provide first responders quick access to the affected areas. If you are interested in donating funds or assisting us with our recovery efforts please contact us at (242) 362-4006 or at sales@tia.aero.”

If you would like to support this effort, goods such as canned foods or clothing may also be dropped off at the TIA office at the Airport Industrial Park (please contact TIA at 362-4006), or at several locations in eastern New Providence, such as Treasure Cove and the Kitchen Deli on Shirley Street (please contact Diana Cuevas Roberts at 422-4701), or on Deals Heights off Eastern Road (please contact Stephen Aranha at 465-7997).

For updates on Hurricane Joaquin, please check the National Hurricane Center’s website at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.

Please stay safe!


Emergency Services Contact Numbers:

MEDICAL SUPPORT

  • AAS Lifeflight (Air Ambulance)
    Tel. (242) 377-1606 or (242) 323-2186
  • MED EVAC
    Tel. (242) 322-2881
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL AMBULANCE SERVICES
    Tel. (242) 302-4747
  • ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY (PMH)
    Tel. (242) 326-7014
  • BAHAMAS HYPERBARIC CENTER
    Tel. (242) 362-5765 OR (242) 422-2434
  • PMH HOSPITAL
    Tel. (242) 322-2861
  • NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
    Tel. 911, 919, (242) 323-2586
  • RED CROSS
    Tel. (242) 323-7370

UTILITIES

  • WATER AND SEWERAGE
    Tel. (242) 325-0505 or (242) 325-4504 (24 hours)
  • BEC POWER OUTAGE
    Tel. (242) 323-5561/4
  • BTC TELEPHONE REPAIRS
    Tel. (242) 225-5282

PROTECTION

  • POLICE
    Tel. 911, 919, (242) 322-4444
  • CRIME STOPPERS
    Tel. (242) 328-8477
  • FIRE
    Tel. 919

ABUSE SUPPORT

  • THE CRISIS CENTRE
    Tel. (242) 328-0922
  • CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE
    Tel. (242) 322-2763
  • SOCIAL SERVICES
    Tel. (242) 326-0526

RESCUE SERVICES

  • BASRA
    Tel. (242) 325-8864, (242) 322-741, (242) 727-4888, (242) 359-4888
  • NEMA
    Tel. (242) 322-6081
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