Hurricane Dorian Ravages Bahamas

A man carries clothes over what remains of homes in the area called The Mudd after it was devastated by Hurricane Dorian, as he prepares to evacuate Abaco Island, Bahamas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Dorian was the most powerful hurricane in the northwestern Bahamas’ recorded history.
A man carries clothes over what remains of homes in the area called The Mudd after it was devastated by Hurricane Dorian, as he prepares to evacuate Abaco Island, Bahamas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Dorian was the most powerful hurricane in the northwestern Bahamas' recorded history. Fernando Llano / AP Photo
A man carries clothes over what remains of homes in the area called The Mudd after it was devastated by Hurricane Dorian, as he prepares to evacuate Abaco Island, Bahamas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Dorian was the most powerful hurricane in the northwestern Bahamas’ recorded history.
A man carries clothes over what remains of homes in the area called The Mudd after it was devastated by Hurricane Dorian, as he prepares to evacuate Abaco Island, Bahamas, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Dorian was the most powerful hurricane in the northwestern Bahamas' recorded history. Fernando Llano / AP Photo

Hurricane Dorian Ravages Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a Category Five storm on Sunday before staying over the island for three days. The death toll from the hurricane has reached 20 so far, and the United Nations’ World Food Program has announced that up to 75,000 people could need food and other forms of aid in the wake of the storm. We’ll talk about how climate change and inequality could have played a role in the scale of the disaster with Lisa Benjamin, Assistant Professor at the Lewis and Clark College of Law. Benjamin is from the Bahamas and advised the country’s government for several years at UN Climate Convention negotiations.