Thousands listed as missing in Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian's wake

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Thousands of people are desperately trying to find loved ones in the Bahamas in the wake of the devastation Hurricane Dorian brought to the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama, many gathering on social media and one main website in hopes of finding any news. The number of confirmed dead after the hurricane rose to 30 late Thursday and that number was expected to rise as recovery efforts continued on the islands where some 70,000 people are in need of aid.

More than 6,660 people were listed on the website Dorian People Search Bahamas as of Friday morning, as thousands were seeking information about their missing loved ones following the hurricane, site founder Vanessa Pritchard-Ansell, told NBC News.

She said there were still many people desperate to hear from their loved ones with communication down and thousands of people displaced from their homes.


Thousands listed as missing in Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian’s wake

So heartbreaking. We visited the Bahamas when we were on a cruise a few years ago. Great people, great country.

I hope any members here from the Carolina's are safe. Heard the hurricane wiped out power lines, caused massive storm surges and tornodos. :(
 
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os this thread about the devastation in the bahamas or trump?

Seems the latter. Odd and rather insensitive to those missing
 
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os this thread about the devastation in the bahamas or trump?

Seems the latter. Odd and rather insensitive to those missing
He is President, dude. The supposed national leader. This is normal.

I see same actually on Russian forums, for example, when some shit happens there, like the recent big wildfires in Siberia, there would always be some people going "AND WHAT IS PUTIN DOING ABOUT IT!?"

Though, to be fair, not sure about Trump, but Putin does actually kinda encourage it himself, he tends to micromanage the hell out of Russia, he got his 'Direct Line' public phone-in sessions on TV every year, where people can call him and complain about all sorts of local issues, like, even bad roads in their town or something:
(Which DID get fixed up after that broadcast, in 2017, apparently, btw haha)

Plus, in Russia, it's the culture too, they always few their head leader, any, in any given time era, Putin, Stalin, et al, as a "Tsar", the final authority to appeal to, been that way for thousands of years there...

Trump, of course, I don't think has such an approach. And America has a very different culture. But, still, people want to see their President involved in helping those in need, it's understandable...