Hurricane Dorian and extreme weather events

The impact extreme weather events like Hurricane Dorian have on people, communities, supply chain, economic growth, and trade is undeniable.

Not only are hurricanes life-threatening and destructive, but the recovery is long and costly.

From a supply chain standpoint, the rebuilding of airports, roads, and ports are important to move freight.

Around 70-80% GDP of the Bahamas specifically come through Tourism. Fewer tourists will visit the Bahamas during those recovery times.

It is important to understand the supply chain and trade to have a disaster relief and emergency operation in place for future events.

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