In Photos: Hurricane Dorian Devastates Bahamas

A Category 5 Dorian struck the Bahamas over Labor Day weekend, killing at least 30 people as it devastated much of the islands' infrastructure.

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An entire home is blown off its foundations after Hurricane Dorian moved through Elbow Key Island, Bahamas, on Sept. 8, 2019. Hurricane Dorian hit the archipelago as a category 5 storm, battering the Bahamas for two days and killing at least 43 people.
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A home stands exposed after Hurricane Dorian moved through Elbow Key Island, Bahamas, on Sept. 8, 2019. Hurricane Dorian hit the archipelago as a category 5 storm, battering the Bahamas for two days before moving north.
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Workers clear out debris at the Abaco Inn on Sept. 7, 2019, days after Hurricane Dorian devastated Elbow Key Island, Bahamas. The official death toll has risen to 43 as of Sept. 9.
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People wait in Marsh Harbour Port to be evacuated to Nassau, in Abaco, Bahamas, Sept. 6, 2019. The evacuation is slow and there is frustration for some who said they had nowhere to go after a category 5 Hurricane Dorian splintered whole neighborhoods.
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Mark Winder, center, greets his niece Gabriella and his grandmother Marcia Winder at Port of Palm Beach after arriving on the cruise ship Grand Celebration on Sept. 7, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Florida. The ship arrived with hundreds of evacuees from the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian wiped out homes and whole neighborhoods.
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Damaged property from Hurricane Dorian litters the ground on Sept. 6, 2019, in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco. The final death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas could be "staggering," a government minister has said as the storm lashed North Carolina Friday with torrential rain and fierce wind.
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Damaged houses and debris is seen on devastated Great Abaco Island on Sept. 6, 2019, in the Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian hit the island chain as a category 5 storm, battering them for two days before moving north.
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An aerial view of the destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbor, Abaco Island, Bahamas, Sept. 4, 2019. The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has climbed to 20.
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An area called "The Mud" at Marsh Harbour in Great Abaco Island is devastated after Hurricane Dorian passed through as a Category 5 hurricane on Sept. 5, 2019.
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An area called "The Mud" at Marsh Harbour in Great Abaco Island is devastated after Hurricane Dorian passed through as a Category 5 hurricane on Sept. 5, 2019.
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A building severely damaged from Hurricane Dorian is seen on Abaco Island on Sept. 4, 2019 in Great Abaco, Bahamas. A massive rescue effort is underway after Dorian spent more than a day crawling over the Bahamas, killing 20 people and leaving portions of the islands flattened.
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Roshane Eyma cries as she is greeted by members of her church after being rescued and flown to Nassau from the devastated Abaco Island on Sept. 4, 2019, in Nassau, Bahamas.
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An aerial view of damage from Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 5, 2019, in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas.
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Residents pass damage caused by Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 5, 2019, in Marsh Harbour, Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas.
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An aerial view of damage caused by Hurricane Dorian is seen on Grand Bahama Island on Sept. 4, 2019, in Freeport, Bahamas.
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An aerial view of damage caused by Hurricane Dorian is seen on Great Abaco Island on Sept. 4, 2019, in Great Abaco, Bahamas. A massive rescue effort is underway after Hurricane Dorian spent more than a day inching over the Bahamas, killing at least 20 people.
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Staff members aboard the Royal Caribbean ship Empress of the Seas pack meals during the night on the ship's way to Freeport, Bahamas, on Sept. 5, 2019. Royal Caribbean is setting up a center on Grand Bahamas Island to deliver 10,000 meals daily and to offer different services to support victims of Hurricane Dorian.
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Damage is seen from Hurricane Dorian on Abaco Island, Sept. 3, 2019. The massive, slow-moving hurricane devastated parts of the Bahamas with Category 5 force winds and heavy rains before it traveled north to Florida and Georgia.
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The Grand Bahama International Airport stand in tatters in Freeport, Sept. 4, 2019. Dorian churned towards the U.S. after leaving seven dead in the Bahamas, where the prime minister said terrified residents had endured "days of horror" at the hands of the monster storm.
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Images taken by the Coast Guard on Sept. 2, 2019, shows portions of the Bahamas severely damaged from Hurricane Dorian. Dorian hit as a Category 5 storm before it downgraded to Category 2.
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Downtown Nassau is flooded in the wake of Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 3, 2019. At least seven people died in the Bahamas as a result of the hurricane, Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said on Tuesday.
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A woman trapped by floodwaters dumped by Hurricane Dorian is rescued by volunteers on a jet ski in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Sept. 3, 2019. Seven people died in the Bahamas from Dorian, the strongest hurricane to hit the islands on record.
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Volunteers rescue several families from floodwaters caused by Hurricane Dorian, near the Causarina bridge, Freeport, Grand Bahama, Sept. 3, 2019. The storm’s punishing winds and muddy brown floodwaters devastated thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics.
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A volunteer looks for the owner of a dog he rescued on a flooded road near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama,, Sept. 3, 2019.
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A family leaves the area after they were rescued from the floodwaters of Hurricane Dorian, near Freeport, Grand Bahama, Sept. 3, 2019. Volunteers drove a bus into the floodwaters to help the couple evacuate.
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Debris left by Hurricane Dorian litters Grand Bahama International Airport in Freeport, on Sept. 4, 2019.
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A boat thrown onshore by the Hurricane Dorian lie stranded next to a highway near Freeport, Grand Bahama, Sept. 3, 2019. Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin in parts of the Bahamas and rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful storm on record ever to hit the islands.
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A family is escorted to safety as Hurricane Dorian continues to dump rain in Freeport, Bahamas, Sept. 3, 2019. The center of Hurricane Dorian is finally moving away from Grand Bahama island but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says the island will continue getting dangerous winds and life-threatening storm surge through the evening.
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Julia Aylen wades through waist deep water carrying her pet dog as she is rescued from her flooded home during Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas, Sept. 3, 2019.
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Debris litter Man-o-War Cay in the Bahamas, as seen in this aerial photo on Sept. 3, 2019. Relief workers recall scenes of utter ruin in parts of the Bahamas as they rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis bought along by the most powerful storm on record to ever hit the islands.
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Images taken by ICEYE's SAR satellites on Sept. 2, 2019, shows much of Grand Bahama underwater after Hurricane Dorian sat over the islands for a day and a half.
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Cars sit submerged in water from Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas, Sept. 3, 2019. Dorian is beginning to inch northwestward after being stationary over the Bahamas, where its relentless winds have caused catastrophic damage and flooding.
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Residents wade through a street flooded with water dumped by Hurricane Dorian in Freeport, Bahamas, Sept. 3, 2019.
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Strong winds from Hurricane Dorian blow the tops of trees and brush while whisking up water from the surface of a canal that leads to the sea, located behind the brush at top, seen from the balcony of a hotel in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
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Rain brought on by Hurricane Dorian continues to pour in Freeport, Bahamas, Sept. 3, 2019.
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The Marsh Harbour Airport floods from Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 2, 2019, in the Bahamas. Thousands of homes were damaged and destroyed as Dorian lingered in the area for a day and a half.
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