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Al Jazeera 11 Sep 2019

Rescue efforts continue after Hurricane Dorian leaves Bahamas


Rescue workers in the Bahamas are still searching for bodies after Hurricane Dorian devastated the islands last week.
At least 50 people are confirmed dead and now there's an urgent appeal to help the survivors in the aftermath of the most powerful storm to ever hit the Caribbean.
Al Jazeera's Katia Lopez-Hodayan reports.

Months after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, the situation on the hard-hit Great Abaco Island remains dire. Every structure was impacted by the storm and residents are relying on American charities for survival. NBC's Kerry Sanders returns to the impact zone, where residents are uncertain about the future.

Search and rescue efforts are under way after a deadly earthquake struck eastern Turkey, killing at least 22 people and injuring more than 900 others.
Turkey's disaster and emergency management agency (AFAD) said in a series of tweets early on Saturday that five people were pulled alive from the rubble in Elazig province.
The magnitude 6.8 quake struck at 8:55pm local time (17:55 GMT), at a depth of 6.7km near the town of Sivrice, according to AFAD, and was followed by several aftershocks, the strongest with magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1.
Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu has more from Elazig, Turkey.
Friday's earthquake, which has killed 31 people and injured more than a thousand.
There are fears that the number will rise, as emergency crews continue to scour the rubble of collapsed buildings.
The epicentre of the magnitude 6.8 earthquake was near the southeastern town of Sivrice.

Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu reports from the nearby city of Elazig, Turkey.
A deadly category 5 hurricane that devastated the Bahamas, wildfires that tore through California and the Amazon rainforest, and Jeffrey Epstein were among the year's big breaking news stories.

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