MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas.
As of Wednesday at 9 a.m.:
- Coast Guard crews have rescued 406 people in the Bahamas since the Hurricane Dorian response began.
- Two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters are operating out of Andros Island, Bahamas
- Two Coast Guard cutters are conducting search and rescue missions, area assessments and providing logistical support.
Coast Guard assets will remain in the Bahamas as part of Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OBAT). The Coast Guard remains poised to send aircraft and cutters back into the Bahamas to assist with urgent search and rescue needs.
The Coast Guard is supporting the Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, who are leading search and rescue efforts. If you are in a life-threatening situation and need assistance, call 911 or 919 in the Bahamas, or call the Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency at 242-323-1395.
For private donations to the hurricane response effort, you can contact The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance. Visit www.cidi.org/hurricane-dorian/#.XW_C6k01tnI. You can also contact OFDA by emailing, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 242-323-5394, or bahamasredcross.org/donate Government agencies may contact DORIANRMT_DMC@ofda.gov