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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:26 PM

Bahama Death Toll of 40,000 from Hurricane Dorian: My Estimate



"Just after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian stalled over the Grand Bahamas and Abaco Islands for 1.5 days, with 185 mph sustained winds (225 mph gusts) and a storm surge covering 2/3 of the islands, with up to 25 foot deep seawater, the world media reported an absurd death toll of exactly 5 people. Over the next 10 days their insane number climbed to 7, 10, 20, ..., 45. What really happened? I estimate a death toll of up to 40,000 people; over 10% of the countries population. Most of these people were likely washed out to sea by the massive storm surge, never to be seen again."


Paul Beckwith is a professor at University of Toronto and a climate researcher.

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Response to Cetacea (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 05:11 PM

1. The Bahamian Government isn't lying

They are simply reporting the known deaths. They have said it will go way up as the information comes in. They expect it to be catastrophic. They are just sticking to the facts until they know more.

It isnít a conspiracy. It is simply indicative of how difficult it has been to even know who is accounted for yet

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Response to genxlib (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 07:04 PM

2. Right.

His beef (and mine) is not with them. The Bahama press is at least now saying that they expect the death toll toi be in the thousands.

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Response to Cetacea (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 07:49 PM

3. And asshole

tRump is saying they are NOT welcomed in the US, they have family in Florida, and those who are coming do not want to stay to work in the US. So tRump and Miller can STFU!

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Response to bdamomma (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 07:59 PM

4. 2020 cannot come fast enough

Not sure how much more I can take...

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