Hurricane Shelters on Exuma

Location of Exuma hurricane shelters.

Hurricane Irma has continued on her path of destruction. The Category 5 storm has already begun causing damage in the Caribbean. Antigua and Barbuda and other French territories in the Caribbean have reported flooding and other damage from the storm.


The storm currently has wind speeds reaching as high as 185 mph. It is continuing on its path towards Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.


If you or someone you know needs a hurricane shelter here are the locations of 6 on Exuma. Please inform anyone who needs this information. Be safe out there.


Name of shelter, address, and capacity:


1. Mary’s Anglican Church

Williams Town

60 People


2. The New Mt. Olive Union Baptist Church


80 People


3. Andrew’s Community Centre

George Town

100 People


4. Bethel Union Baptist Church


80 People


5. Herman Union Baptist Church

Mt. Thompson

100 People


6. Palestine Union Baptist Church

The Forest

80 People

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