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Bahamas: $1.8 million Central Abaco Community Centre/Hurricane Shelter to be completed by May 2021

ABACO, BAHAMAS — The Central Abaco Community Centre/Hurricane Shelter is expected to be completed by May 2021, before the start of the next hurricane season, announced Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis today.

The prime minister and a delegation, including North Abaco MP Darren Henfield, South and Central Abaco MP James Albury, members of the Disaster Reconstruction Authority and donors for the project, were on the island for the official groundbreaking ceremony on Central Pines Drive, Abaco.

Construction of the facility will be paid for primarily by donor funding, through gift agreements in the amount of $1,750,000, according to Henfield.

Other committed funds in the amount of $75,000 are still being finalized. The overall cost of the facility is $1.8 million.

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