The Government and people of the Islands of The Bahamas appreciate the outpouring of concern and offers of generous support in the wake of the hurricane. The best way to support the relief and recovery effort is through a monetary contribution to one of our trusted partners or a donation of specific goods identified at the bottom of this page.

This page has been established as a resource center to help aide many in need. We will continue to update it with the most relevant information so we can provide the necessary assistance to the many who are willing to lend a helping hand.  We are eternally grateful for all the support.

Make a Donation

If you are interested in providing monetary donations please check this page frequently while we review and approve a list of trusted partners. Click to download wire instructions provided by NEMA in various currencies and where cash donations can be made to assist The Bahamas. Approved and trusted partners are listed below:

USA

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
United States Dollars

Intermediary Bank:
Swift: CHASUS33
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK
NEW YORK
ABA 021000021
Beneficiary Bank:
Beneficiary bank account number: 001 1 188448
Swift: ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited
Nassau ,Bahamas
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

Bahamas Red Cross Society
The Bahamas Red Cross Society

Wire Transfer Option:
Destination: CHASEU33 (IBK)JP Morgan Chase Bank
New York ABA021000021

Pay to Bank: /001 1 188448
(BBK) ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited Nassau, Bahamas

Beneficiary: /05165 289-423-6
Bahamas Red Cross Society

Donate With Credit Card

National Association of The Bahamas
National Association of The Bahamas

Please visit their website www.nabmiami.org to make all donations.

NAB is a 501(C) non-profit organization and has been in existence since 1993 serving Bahamian interest and supporting The Bahamas.

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Atlantis Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

We are thankful for the outpouring of support from our friends and families during Hurricane Dorian.  We are grateful that Nassau, New Providence and Atlantis, Paradise Island were not severely impacted by the storm.  While Atlantis was not affected, unfortunately several of the family islands in northwestern Bahamas are experiencing devastating life-threatening conditions.

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Hurricane Relief Fund - CTO

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), which has headquarters in Barbados and offices in New York and London, collects donations through the CTO Relief Fund for relief efforts in any of our member countries affected by hurricanes and to assist other Caribbean countries affected by natural disasters. 

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Help the Bahamas Recover from Hurricane Dorian

The Bahamas has been our partner for nearly five decades and our thoughts are with them in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath. 

We have partnered with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to providing disaster relief to our Bahamian neighbors and friends in this time of need and will match all donated funds up to $500,000.

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Sandals Foundation Hurricane Relief Fund

The Sandals Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and concern we have received for the destination over the last several days.

To help restore the lives of our neighbors in the northern Bahamas The Sandals Foundation has set up a Hurricane Relief Fund. One hundred percent of all donations will go towards hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts. Together we can play our part to make #BahamasStrong again!

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BahaMar Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts

We extend our deepest love, full support and prayers to all those enduring the devastating impact and damages of this storm, especially our neighboring islands, The Abacos and Grand Bahama. Many of our associates have relatives living in the affected islands, so this devastation is personal to everyone at Baha Mar and we feel the suffering. We hope there is comfort and strength in knowing that the nation of The Bahamas, and the Baha Mar family, stands fully behind those in need.

Lyford Cay Foundations - Hurricane Dorian Relief
Lyford Cay Foundations - Hurricane Dorian Relief

We welcome and encourage contributions to Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. in support of our Hurricane Dorian Relief efforts and have included on our website, the numerous ways available to give.

Lyford Cay Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501c3 charity in the United States. Donations are tax deductible.

Canada

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
Canadian Dollars

Intermediary Bank:
Swift: ROYCCAT2
Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto, Canada
Beneficiary Bank:
Swift: ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited
Nassau, Bahamas
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

Bahamas Red Cross Society
The Bahamas Red Cross Society

Wire Transfer Option:
Destination: CHASEU33 (IBK)JP Morgan Chase Bank
New York ABA021000021

Pay to Bank: /001 1 188448
(BBK) ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited Nassau, Bahamas

Beneficiary: /05165 289-423-6
Bahamas Red Cross Society

Donate With Credit Card

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Deposit Funds Via Wire

Name of Account Holder: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund Account
Account number: 1281013
Transit/Branch number: 05625
Bank/Institution number: 003
Bank name: RBC Royal Bank Financial Group
Bank Address:
Main Branch – Nassau
323 Bay Street
P.O. Box N-7549
Nassau, Bahamas
Swift code: ROYCCAT2

National Association of The Bahamas
National Association of The Bahamas

Please visit their website www.nabmiami.org to make all donations.

NAB is a 501(C) non-profit organization and has been in existence since 1993 serving Bahamian interest and supporting The Bahamas.

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Atlantis Bahamas Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund

We are thankful for the outpouring of support from our friends and families during Hurricane Dorian.  We are grateful that Nassau, New Providence and Atlantis, Paradise Island were not severely impacted by the storm.  While Atlantis was not affected, unfortunately several of the family islands in northwestern Bahamas are experiencing devastating life-threatening conditions.

cto relief graphic
Hurricane Relief Fund - CTO

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), which has headquarters in Barbados and offices in New York and London, collects donations through the CTO Relief Fund for relief efforts in any of our member countries affected by hurricanes and to assist other Caribbean countries affected by natural disasters. 

Royal caribbean logo
Help the Bahamas Recover from Hurricane Dorian

The Bahamas has been our partner for nearly five decades and our thoughts are with them in Hurricane Dorian’s aftermath. 

We have partnered with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) to providing disaster relief to our Bahamian neighbors and friends in this time of need and will match all donated funds up to $500,000.

The Sandals Foundation Hurricane Relief Fund logo
Sandals Foundation Hurricane Relief Fund

The Sandals Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Sandals® Resorts and Beaches® Resorts has been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and concern we have received for the destination over the last several days.

To help restore the lives of our neighbors in the northern Bahamas The Sandals Foundation has set up a Hurricane Relief Fund. One hundred percent of all donations will go towards hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts. Together we can play our part to make #BahamasStrong again!

Lyford Cay Foundations - Hurricane Dorian Relief
Lyford Cay Foundations - Hurricane Dorian Relief

We welcome and encourage contributions to The Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation in support of our Hurricane Dorian Relief efforts and have included on our website, the numerous ways available to give.

The Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation is a registered CRA charity. Donations are tax deductible.

Bahamas

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
Bahamian Dollars

RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited Nassau, Bahamas
Swift: ROYCBSNS
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

Asia

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
Japanese Yen (JPY)

Intermediary Bank:
Swift: BOTKJPJT
MUFG Bank (Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi)
Tokyo, Japan
Beneficiary Bank:
Swift: ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited
Nassau, Bahamas
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

Europe

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
Swiss Franc (CHF)

Intermediary Bank:
Swift: CRESCHZZ
Credit Suisse First Boston
Zurich, Switzerland
Beneficiary Bank:
Swift: ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited
Nassau, Bahamas
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
Euro Dollars

Intermediary Bank:
Swift: SOGEFRPP
Societe Generale
Paris, France
Beneficiary Bank:
Swift: ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited
Nassau, Bahamas
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

National Emergency Management Agency Bahamas
British Pounds

Intermediary Bank:
Swift: NWBKGB2L
National Westminster Bank
London, United Kingdom
Beneficiary Bank:
Swift: ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited
Nassau, Bahamas
Beneficiary account number: 05625 1281013
Beneficiary name: Bahamas Disaster Relief Fund

Bahamas Red Cross Society
The Bahamas Red Cross Society

Wire Transfer Option:
Destination: CHASEU33 (IBK)JP Morgan Chase Bank
New York ABA021000021

Pay to Bank: /001 1 188448
(BBK) ROYCBSNS
RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas) Limited Nassau, Bahamas

Beneficiary: /05165 289-423-6
Bahamas Red Cross Society

Donate With Credit Card

Provide Supplies

Locations to drop off supplies:
Please do not ship or drop off items to the Bahamas Miami Consulate office

USA

USA

Tropix Shipping

5610 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 203 
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Dania Beach City Hall

100 W. Dania Beach Blvd.
Dania Beach, FL 33004

Christ Episcopal Church

3481 Hibiscus Street
Miami, FL 33133

Sands Harbor Resort & Marina

125 N Riverside Dr.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Yellow Cab

Attn: Regina McGee or Mike Livesy
800 NW 7th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
  954-565-8900 or 954-881-2331

Abundant Living Ministries

14331 SW 72nd Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33330
 954-680-2500
Hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm Tuesday - Friday

Ox School of Construction ‘storage facility’

1100 W Colonial Drive
Orlando, Florida 32804
 888-296-0084

Miami-Dade County Main Library

Hours Accepting donations: Monday - Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
101 W. Flagler St.
Miami, Fl 33130

Stephen P. Clark Center

Hours Accepting donations: Monday - Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
111 NW First St., Miami
Miami, Fl 33128

Joseph Caleb Center

Hours Accepting donations: Monday - Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
5400 NW 22 Ave.
Miami, Fl

Office of Emergency Management Warehouse

Hours Accepting donations: Monday - Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8008 NW 14 St.
Doral, Fl 33126

Tropical Shipping - Miami

Hours Accepting donations: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9505 NW 108th Ave
Medley, Fl 33178
(561) 881-3999
(561) 881-3951

Tropical Shipping - West Palm Beach
Hours Accepting donations: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1489 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

The Government of The Bahamas Welcomes Volunteers

Please complete the Hurricane Dorian EMT Registration Form and wait to be contacted by the Ministry of Health.

Please e-mail all completed forms to volunteerhealth@bahamas.gov.bs.

Download Registration Form

Important Relief Supplies Documents

Under the Hurricane Dorian Exigency Order of September 2, 2019, individuals and businesses are eligible to import tax free goods under the following three conditions:

  1. Imported goods fall under the approved list of items
  2. The final destination of the imported goods is an approved island
  3. Imported goods will be used for charitable purposes to support restoration activities directly related to Hurricane Dorian or by individuals who have directly suffered hardship or loss as a result of Hurricane Dorian

To get started, download the Import Process PDF or visit The Department of Inland Revenue website for instructions.

TEMPORARY FLIGHT AUTHORIZATION

Civilian aircraft who wish to assist with relief efforts must contact the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority before you fly (1-242-397-4700). Thank you for your support and cooperation as the BCAA works to organize relief operations. The below form must be filled out and sent to ladario.brown@bcaa.gov.bs & lbrown.bcaa@gmail.com prior to arrival. 

Dorian Relief Pilots - IMPORTANT INFO - We now have a US Navy AWACS aircraft above BHS for traffic deconfliction. Contact "WARLOCK 48" on 136.375 BEFORE entering restricted areas. Reports of lots of rogue operators turning off transponders creating increased collision risk - DO NOT go in without an authorization beacon code and establishing communications with Naval controllers.

SOD FORM 8: Emergency Landing Permit (PDF)

Documents you'll need to provide with your application:
- FAA Pilot's License
- FAA Medical Certificate
- Airworthiness Certificate
- Aircraft Registration
- Passport
- Aircraft Insurance Policy

What We Need

Here is a list of items that are needed by those affected by Hurricane Dorian:

Building Supplies

Building Supplies:

  • Plywood/Lumber
  • Sheet rock
  • Roofing materials (shingles, tar paper, etc.)
  • Drip caps
  • Nails
  • Plastic Sheeting Rolls/Tarpaulin (various sizes)
  • Chain Saws
Cleaning Supplies

Cleaning Supplies:

  • Mops & Buckets
  • Towels & towelettes
  • Gloves
  • Wet Wipes
  • Large Plastic Trash Bags
  • Bleach
  • Chlorine tablets
  • Lysol
  • Disinfectant
Groceries

Groceries:

  • Water & Water Containers
  • Canned goods
  • Meals Ready to Eat (MRE's)
  • Non-perishable Dry Goods
  • Baby Juice
  • Baby Food
  • Baby Formula
  • Cereal
Home and Outdoor Supplies

Home & Outdoor:

  • Generators
  • Portable Stoves
  • Butane Canisters
  • Blankets
  • Air Mattresses
  • Mattresses (single or double)
  • Pillows
  • Sheet sets
  • Non-Electronic Can Openers
  • Tents
Safety Supplies

Safety & Hygiene:

  • First Aid Kits
  • Water Filtration Devices
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Flashlights
  • Hygiene Kits
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Bug Spray
*Although it is appreciated we are unable to accept used clothes or old mattresses.