Local soldiers get to work in hurricane hit Bahamas

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    Local soldiers have gotten to work in the Bahamas, assessing damages and distributing food.

    On Sunday, a team of 100 personnel left for the islands, where they will remain for a month to assist with recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

    According to a release from the T&T Defence Force, senior officers met on Monday with the Director of Bahamas’ National Emergency Management Agency, to determine where personnel could best be deployed.

    It says Freeport and East Grand Bahama were highlighted as the points of focus for the TTDF Task Force.

    The team however will be briefed daily, for tasks to be assigned and operations to be executed.