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Residents Of Abaco Islands In Need Of Aid After Hurricane Dorian | NBC Nightly News


EXPOSED OUT ROTTING AND, SADLY, THE STENCH OF DEATH IS AND, SADLY, THE STENCH OF DEATH IS EVERYWHERE. OF DEATH IS EVERYWHERE. TODAY ONE OF THE EVERYWHERE. TODAY ONE OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS OF TODAY ONE OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS OF MARSH HARBOR IS HARDEST HIT AREAS OF MARSH HARBOR IS BELIEVED TO BE A MASS MARSH HARBOR IS BELIEVED TO BE A MASS GRAVEYARD. BELIEVED TO BE A MASS GRAVEYARD. AS WE FLEW IN, IT’S GRAVEYARD. AS WE FLEW IN, IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE ANYONE AS WE FLEW IN, IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE ANYONE HERE COULD HAVE HARD TO BELIEVE ANYONE HERE COULD HAVE SURVIVED THE HERE COULD HAVE SURVIVED THE HURRICANE. SURVIVED THE HURRICANE.>>YEAH, I MEAN, IT’S HURRICANE.>>YEAH, I MEAN, IT’S TOTAL DESTRUCTION.>>YEAH, I MEAN, IT’S TOTAL DESTRUCTION.>>CUT THROUGH HERE. TOTAL DESTRUCTION.>>CUT THROUGH HERE.>>Reporter: YET>>CUT THROUGH HERE.>>Reporter: YET SEARCH AND RESCUE>>Reporter: YET SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS FROM FLORIDA ARE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS FROM FLORIDA ARE TRYING AND HOPING FOR TEAMS FROM FLORIDA ARE TRYING AND HOPING FOR ANY SIGNS OF LIFE. TRYING AND HOPING FOR ANY SIGNS OF LIFE.>>IT’S HARD TO TAKE ANY SIGNS OF LIFE.>>IT’S HARD TO TAKE IN.>>IT’S HARD TO TAKE IN.>>Reporter: IN THE IN.>>Reporter: IN THE LAST TWO DAYS, SEARCH>>Reporter: IN THE LAST TWO DAYS, SEARCH TEAMS HAVE HAD SUCCESS LAST TWO DAYS, SEARCH TEAMS HAVE HAD SUCCESS FINDING SURVIVORS, BUT TEAMS HAVE HAD SUCCESS FINDING SURVIVORS, BUT TODAY NONE. FINDING SURVIVORS, BUT TODAY NONE.>>IT’S HARD TO SCAN TODAY NONE.>>IT’S HARD TO SCAN THIS AREA, BUT WE’RE>>IT’S HARD TO SCAN THIS AREA, BUT WE’RE DOING THE BEST WE CAN THIS AREA, BUT WE’RE DOING THE BEST WE CAN WITH THE LIMITED DOING THE BEST WE CAN WITH THE LIMITED RESOURCES WE HAVE WITH THE LIMITED RESOURCES WE HAVE RIGHT NOW. RESOURCES WE HAVE RIGHT NOW.>>Reporter: SOME RIGHT NOW.>>Reporter: SOME VICTIMS STILL CAN’T>>Reporter: SOME VICTIMS STILL CAN’T BELIEVE WHAT THEY VICTIMS STILL CAN’T BELIEVE WHAT THEY EXPERIENCED. BELIEVE WHAT THEY EXPERIENCED.>>SMELL OF DEATH. EXPERIENCED.>>SMELL OF DEATH. A LOT OF — IT’S BAD.>>SMELL OF DEATH. A LOT OF — IT’S BAD. VERY BAD. A LOT OF — IT’S BAD. VERY BAD.>>Reporter: AND THE VERY BAD.>>Reporter: AND THE AFTERMATH THEY’RE>>Reporter: AND THE AFTERMATH THEY’RE LOOKING AT TODAY. AFTERMATH THEY’RE LOOKING AT TODAY.>>THE LIFE THAT WE LOOKING AT TODAY.>>THE LIFE THAT WE LIVED WAS BAD ENOUGH.>>THE LIFE THAT WE LIVED WAS BAD ENOUGH. BUT THAT LIFE THAT LIVED WAS BAD ENOUGH. BUT THAT LIFE THAT WE’RE GOING TO LIVE, BUT THAT LIFE THAT WE’RE GOING TO LIVE, IT’S INHUMAN. WE’RE GOING TO LIVE, IT’S INHUMAN.>>Reporter: AS RELIEF IT’S INHUMAN.>>Reporter: AS RELIEF SUPPLIES ARE NOW>>Reporter: AS RELIEF SUPPLIES ARE NOW FINALLY ARRIVING, SUPPLIES ARE NOW FINALLY ARRIVING, VOLUNTEERS COMPLAIN FINALLY ARRIVING, VOLUNTEERS COMPLAIN ABOUT BAHAMIAN VOLUNTEERS COMPLAIN ABOUT BAHAMIAN GOVERNMENT RED TAPE. ABOUT BAHAMIAN GOVERNMENT RED TAPE.>>WE JUST BROUGHT IN GOVERNMENT RED TAPE.>>WE JUST BROUGHT IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES.>>WE JUST BROUGHT IN MEDICAL SUPPLIES. WE’VE BEEN GOOD TO GO MEDICAL SUPPLIES. WE’VE BEEN GOOD TO GO FOR TWO DAYS AND HAVE WE’VE BEEN GOOD TO GO FOR TWO DAYS AND HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FLY FOR TWO DAYS AND HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FLY IN BECAUSE OF THE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FLY IN BECAUSE OF THE FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS. IN BECAUSE OF THE FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS.>>Reporter: WE CAME FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS.>>Reporter: WE CAME UPON A COMMANDEERED>>Reporter: WE CAME UPON A COMMANDEERED DAMAGED AMBULANCE. UPON A COMMANDEERED DAMAGED AMBULANCE. THE CREW INSIDE FROM DAMAGED AMBULANCE. THE CREW INSIDE FROM WESTIN, FLORIDA. THE CREW INSIDE FROM WESTIN, FLORIDA.>>WE’RE HERE TO DO WESTIN, FLORIDA.>>WE’RE HERE TO DO THE BEST WE CAN.>>WE’RE HERE TO DO THE BEST WE CAN. WE GET REPORTS OF, YOU THE BEST WE CAN. WE GET REPORTS OF, YOU KNOW, PEOPLE NEEDING WE GET REPORTS OF, YOU KNOW, PEOPLE NEEDING HELP, WE IMMEDIATELY KNOW, PEOPLE NEEDING HELP, WE IMMEDIATELY RESPOND, TRY TO GET TO HELP, WE IMMEDIATELY RESPOND, TRY TO GET TO THEM, GET AS MUCH CARE RESPOND, TRY TO GET TO THEM, GET AS MUCH CARE AS THEY CAN. THEM, GET AS MUCH CARE AS THEY CAN.>>Reporter: I DID GET AS THEY CAN.>>Reporter: I DID GET A CHANCE TO MEET ONE>>Reporter: I DID GET A CHANCE TO MEET ONE YOUNG MAN WHO MADE HIS A CHANCE TO MEET ONE YOUNG MAN WHO MADE HIS WAY HERE FROM NASSAU YOUNG MAN WHO MADE HIS WAY HERE FROM NASSAU LOOKING FOR RELATIVES. WAY HERE FROM NASSAU LOOKING FOR RELATIVES. SADLY, HE CAME UPON LOOKING FOR RELATIVES. SADLY, HE CAME UPON HIS COUSIN’S BODY. SADLY, HE CAME UPON HIS COUSIN’S BODY. AND TONIGHT ALL HE CAN HIS COUSIN’S BODY. AND TONIGHT ALL HE CAN DO ALONG WITH ALL OF AND TONIGHT ALL HE CAN DO ALONG WITH ALL OF US IS SAY PRAYERS FOR DO ALONG WITH ALL OF US IS SAY PRAYERS FOR HIS COUSIN AND ALL THE US IS SAY PRAYERS FOR HIS COUSIN AND ALL THE OTHERS WHO DIED HERE. HIS COUSIN AND ALL THE OTHERS WHO DIED HERE. JOSE, IT’S GOING TO BE OTHERS WHO DIED HERE. JOSE, IT’S GOING TO BE A VERY LONG PROCESS TO