Intelsat General and partners support Team Rubicon for Bahamas Disaster Relief[Johannesburg, 25 November 2019] -
On September 1st, 2019, Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a category 5 hurricane, tying the record for the strongest Atlantic hurricane to make landfall, lashing the Bahamian islands of Great Abaco and Grand Bahama. Its slow rate of speed prolonged the islands' exposure, causing unprecedented flooding and devastating large parts of the country. Response efforts were hampered as a result of damage to critical transportation infrastructure, healthcare facilities, government facilities, and communications services.
To restore emergency communications so critical to relief efforts, Intelsat General sprung to action, partnering with GATR Technologies and the Global Disaster Immediate Response Team (DIRT)... [Full Story...]