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NEMA – 2017 HURRICANE SHELTER LIST

#Bahamas, September 5, 2017 – Nassau – Please see the list of designated Hurricane Shelters for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

LIST OF HURRICANE SHELTERS FOR NEW PROVIDENCE

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     New Dimensions Ministries Joe Farrington Road 100
2.     Epiphany Anglican Church Prince Charles Drive 150-200
3.     Epworth Hall/Ebenezer Methodist (Physically Disabled/Homeless only)  

Shirley Street

 

100

4.     Holy Cross Anglican Church Highbury Park off Soldier Rd 100-200
5.     Kemp Road Ministries Kemp Road 150
6.     Pilgrim Baptist Church St. James Road 100
7.     Salvation Army Mackey Street 50-75
8.     St. Mary’s Hall/St. Augustine College Bernard Road 200
9.     Agape Full Gospel Baptist Church Kennedy Subdivision 150
10.  Golden Gates World Outreach    Ministries  

Carmichael Road

 

200

11.  New Bethlehem Baptist Church Independence Drive 100
12.  Southwest Cathedral Church of God Carmichael Road 300
13.  Church of God of Prophecy East Street 400
14.  Ebenezer Mission Baptist Church St. Charles Vincent Street 100
15.  Salvation Army Meadow Street 25
16.  St. Barnabas Anglican Parish Church Wulff & Baillou Hill Road 150-200
17.  Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Farrington Road 50
18.  Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled (for BAPD only)  

Dolphin Drive

 

25

19.  Church of God of Prophecy Gambier Village 25
20.  New Providence Community Centre Blake Road 250
21.  Calvary Haitian Baptist Church West Avenue 100
22.  Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church  

Harold Road

 

200-250

23.  St. John’s Native Baptist Church Meeting Street 150-200
24.  Church of God Auditorium (for Sandilands only)  

Joe Farrington Road

 

1500

 

LIST OF HURRICANE SHELTERS FOR THE FAMILY ISLANDS

ABACO

SOUTH ABACO

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Soul Seeking Ministry Moore’s Island 100
2.     Moore’s Island All Aged School Moore’s Island 260
3.     *Sandy Point Community Centre Earnest Dean Highway 300
4.     Crossing Rocks Primary School Crossing Rocks 30
5.     Assemblies of God Church Cherokee Sound 36

 

*  Special Needs Shelter

NORTH ABACO

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Amy Roberts Primary School  

Green Turtle Cay

 

35

2.     *Faith Walk Church of God (Community Centre)  

Cooper’s Town

 

100

3.     Fox Town Primary  Fox Town 60
4.     Grand Cay All Age School  

Grand Cay

 

30

5.     Shiloh Baptist Church Grand Cay 75

 

*  Special Needs Shelter

CENTRAL ABACO

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     *Central Abaco Primary School  

Dundas Town

 

600

2.     Abaco Central High School  

Murphy Town

 

240

3.     Man-O-War Public School  

Man-O-War Cay

 

40

4.     Guana Cay All Age School  

Guana Cay

 

30

5.     Hope Town Primary School  

Hope Town

 

15

 

*  Special Needs Shelter

THE CENTRAL & SOUTHERN BAHAMAS

 

NORTH ANDROS DISTRICT

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Nicholl’s Town Primary School  

Nicholl’s Town

 

40

2.     Church of Christ Nicholl’s Town 50
3.     Church of God of Prophecy Conch Sound 70
4.     Pleasant View Assemblies of God South Mastic Point 70-80
5.     First Baptist Church San Andros 70
6.     B. A. Newton Primary Red Bays 60
7.     Administration Building

(Command Centre)

 

Nicholl’s Town

 

60

 

CENTRAL ANDROS DISTRICT

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Church of God Cargill Creek 70
2.     Pentecostal Church Bowen Sound 50
3.     Catholic Church Fresh Creek 80
4.     Voice of Deliverance Calabash Bay 50
5.     Mount Sinai Baptist Church Calabash Bay 70
6.     Mount Ethel Baptist Church Love Hill 60
7.     New Highway Pentecostal Church  

Blanket Sound

 

30

 

SOUTH ANDROS DISTRICT

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Deep Creek Primary School Deep Creek 70
2.     High Rock Primary School The Bluff 50
3.     Long Bay Cays Pre-school Long Bay Cay 80
4.     St. Paul’s Baptist Church Black Point 50

 

MANGROVE CAY DISTRICT

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Mangrove Cay High School Swains 100
2.     Burnt Rock Primary Burnt Rock 75

 

BERRY ISLANDS DISTRICT

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Church of God of Prophecy Great Harbour Cay 40

 

CAT ISLAND

 

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     St. Andrews Anglican Church  

Arthur’s Town

 

20

2.     Holy Redeemer Catholic Church  

New Bight

 

48

3.     Zion Baptist Church McQueen’s 25
4.     St. Mark’s Anglican Church  

Port Howe

 

50

5.     Seventh Day Adventist Church Dumfries 40
6.     Lovely Zion Baptist Church The Bluff 30
7.     Zion Baptist Church Old Bight 55
8.     Mt. Sinai New Bight 45

 

CROOKED ISLAND/LONG CAY

 

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Ezekiel Thompson Hall Cabbage Hill, Crooked Island 60-70
2.     Church of God of Prophecy Cripple Hill, Crooked Island 60-70
3.     Deleveaux’s Residence Major’s Cay, Crooked Island 50
4.     Collie’s Duplex Albert Town, Long Cay 22
5.     Command Centre

6.     Ulric H. Ferguson Primary

(Capacity for Additional Residents)

 

 

 

Cabbage Hill, Crooked Island

 

 

 

60

 

NORTH ELEUTHERA

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Wesley Methodist Church Lower Bogue 150
2.     Mission Church of God Upper Bogue 350
3.     Peoples Haitian Baptist Church  

The Bluff

 

150

4.     John Wesley Methodist Church Hall  

The Bluff

 

100

 

CENTRAL ELEUTHERA

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Governor’s Harbour Primary  

Governor’s Harbour

 

60

2.     Camp Symonette James Cistern 80-100
3.     St. Mark’s Native Baptist Hatchet Bay 80-100
4.     The Salvation Army Palmetto Point 60-80
5.     Church of the Nazarene Palmetto Point 80-100

 

SOUTH ELEUTHERA

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Rock Sound Primary School  

Rock Sound

Hall 1  (150)     Hall 2   (60)
2.     Green Castle Primary School  

Green Castle

 

2 Classrooms  (60)

3.     Wemyss Bight Primary Wemyss Bight 150
4.     Deep Creek Middle School Deep Creek Classrooms (30)
5.     Bannerman Town & John Miller’s Community Library  

 

Bannerman Town

 

 

30

 

CURRENT & CURRENT ISLAND

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     The Current Community Centre  

The Current, North Eleuthera

 

20

2.     Zion Methodist Church Current Island 60

 

HARBOUR ISLAND

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Lighthouse Church of God Harbour Island 150
2.     Harbour Island Public Library Harbour Island 20
3.     New Alliance Harbour Island 40

 

INAGUA

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Zion Baptist Church Albert’s Street 100-50
2.     St. Philip’s Anglican Church  

South Street

 

300

 

MAYAGUANA

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Abraham’s Bay High School  

Abraham’s Bay

 
2.     Pirates Well Primary School  

Pirate’s Well

 

 

SAN SALVADOR & RUM CAY

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Gerace Research Centre United Estates 100-150
2.     Idell Jones Community Hall  

Cockburn Town

 

75-100

3.     Fellowship In Christ Kingdom Ministries  

Cockburn Town

 

75-100

4.     Rum Cay All Aged Port Nelson 70


RAGGED ISLAND

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Holy Innocence Anglican Church  

Ragged Island

 

20-30

 

ACKLINS

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1. Community Centre Spring Point 50-75

 

LONG ISLAND

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Seymour’s Gospel Chapel Seymour’s 15-25
 

2.     Highway Church of God

Doctor’s Creek(new)

For possible approval

 

75 – 100

3.     St. Joseph’s Anglican Church  

Thompson Bay

 

15-25

4.     First Assemblies of God

(School Room)

 

Salt Pond

 

15-25

5.     Community Centre Clarence Town 75 – 100
6.     St. John’s Anglican Church Hall  

Buckley’s

 

50-75

7.     Francis Darville Centre Hamilton’s 50-75
8.     Holy Family Anglican Church  

Mortimer’s

2

25 – 50

9.     Salem Baptist Church Miller’s 50 – 75

 

EXUMA & EXUMA CAYS

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1. St. Mary’s Anglican Church Williams Town 60
2. The New Mt. Olive Union Baptist Church  

Hartswell

 

80

3. St. Andrew’s Community Centre  

George Town

 

100

4. Bethel Union Baptist Church Ramsey 80
5. Mt. Herman Union Baptist Church  

Mt. Thompson

 

100

6. Palestine Union Baptist Church  

The Forest

 

80

 

GRAND BAHAMA

NAME OF SHELTER ADDRESS CAPACITY
1.     Foster B. Pestaina Centre

Pro-Cathedral of Christ the King

(Special Needs Shelter)

 

 

 

 

200

2. First Baptist Church Hall 176
3. Central Church of God Hall 120
4. Jack Hayward High School 400
5. Maurice Moore Primary School  

 

400

6. The Church of Christ 120
7. St. George’s High School

Gym

 

 

400

8. Cancer Association 35
9. Eight Mile Rock School Gym 400

 

ALL BAHAMAS

 

LOCATION

NUMBER OF HURRICANE SHELTERS
NEW PROVIDENCE 24
GRAND BAHAMA 9
FAMILY ISLANDS 94
GRAND TOTAL 127

 

 

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