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"The number of people registered missing with the Bahamas government is going down daily," a spokesman for the Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency assured the public. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Reknowned chef José Andrés (right) is interviewed by ABC News last week in the Bahamian capital, Nassau, before heading to the Abaco Islands to deliver food to people stranded left by Hurricane Dorian. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR hide caption

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How To Help Hurricane Dorian Survivors In The Bahamas

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is under the microscope for reportedly pressuring government scientists to back President Trump over a misleading tweet about Hurricane Dorian. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Wilbur Ross At The Center Of Another Political Storm, This Time About The Weather

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Acting NOAA head Neil Jacobs, seen here at far right as President Trump watches a briefing on Hurricane Dorian, is defending his agency's response to Trump's claim that Dorian had been predicted to hit Alabama hard. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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NOAA Head: 'No One's Job Is Under Threat' Over Trump's Disputed Tweets About Alabama

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Several hundred Haitians and Bahamians wait at the port of Marsh Harbour in hopes of boarding a boat to Nassau on Friday. Cheryl Diaz Meyer for NPR hide caption

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Abaco After The Hurricane: To Stay Or To Go?

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Flooding from Hurricane Dorian swamped Ocracoke Island on Friday in North Carolina's Outer Banks. Courtesy of Theresa Ray hide caption

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Dorian's Floodwaters Trapped Hundreds In The Outer Banks Until Boat Rescuers Arrived

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A satellite image taken Friday shows damage and oil leaking from a terminal on Grand Bahama. The company that owns it says 1.8 million barrels were being stored there when Hurricane Dorian hit late Sunday. Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies hide caption

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A resident walks his dog on a flooded road Friday in Salvo, N.C., in the Outer Banks, as Hurricane Dorian drenches the neighborhood with a torrential downpour. The storm made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 hurricane. Jose Luis Magana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian is seen from the air in Marsh Harbour on the Bahamas' Great Abaco Island. The death toll from the hurricane, officially at 30, is expected to climb. Gonzalo Gaudenzi/AP hide caption

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Many of the streets in Charleston, S.C., were flooded Thursday under the heavy rains of Hurricane Dorian. The storm's eyewall remained offshore at least through early afternoon, but that hasn't saved the Carolinas from severe winds and flooding. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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Utility trucks move in Monday as the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian approach in Charleston, S.C. Residents in Charleston and many other coastal areas are under an evacuation order. Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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'They Just Panic': Elderly Residents Face Evacuation Challenges During Storms

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Residents wade through a street flooded with water brought on by Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas, on Tuesday. The storm spent most of Monday and into the morning Tuesday essentially stalled out over the Bahamas, relentlessly pounding the islands with high winds and catastrophic flooding. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Dorian's Sluggish Movement Makes Future Path Hard To Project

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Strong winds seen from the balcony of a hotel in Freeport, Grand Bahama, where Hurricane Dorian hovered most of Monday, pummeling the islands with a fearsome Category 4 assault. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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