The DRA may Have to Help with More Home Repairs After Nicole

By KHRISNA RUSSELL Tribune Chief Reporter krussell@tribunemedia.net DISASTER Reconstruction Authority Chairman Alex Storr said yesterday it is possible that the DRA may have to help additional homeowners repair homes as Hurricane Nicole may have exacerbated the challenges for some in Abaco and Grand Bahama. Mr Storr said assessments were continuing on those islands as there […]

DRA Targeting More than 800 Homes for Repair

Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) Executive Chairman Alex Storr said yesterday that at least 800 homes have been identified for a variety of repairs on Abaco and Grand Bahama. “We have those that we met in the system when we came, as well as additional persons who have applied since we relaunched the new program, so it’s […]

Disaster Reconstruction Authority to Merge with NEMA

THE Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) will merge under a new agency that “will manage all aspects” of disaster preparedness, DRA Executive Chairman Alex Storr revealed yesterday. “I would like to announce that under the prime minister’s vision and Blueprint for Change, the Disaster Management Unit along with DRA and […]

New Dorian Homeowner Relief Program Launched

While suggesting that people abused the previous small home repair program, Disaster Reconstruction Authority Chairman (DRA) Alex Storr yesterday announced the launch of a new homeowners assistance relief program. He said outstanding purchase orders and direct grants from the previous program will no longer be used. “When I first took the helm of the DRA, I met […]