Message: Bahamas requires no regional assistance following the passage of Tropical Storm Kate. CDEMA response teams have been stood down.

Tropical Storm Kate, the eleventh named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane had a projected path to impact Central and Northern Bahamas. As a result, on November 9th 2015, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Bahamas Department of Meteorology issued tropical storm warnings for Central Bahamas and Northwestern Bahamas.

The Department of Meteorology issued the all clear at 5.00 p.m. on November 9, 2015 for Central Bahamas and at 8.00 p.m for the entire Bahamas.

The National Emergency Operations Centre was deactivated at 10.00p.m on November 9th.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) advised that the Command Centres in Island Districts that were impacted by Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015, remain partially activated to support NEMA and the National Recovery and Reconstruction Unit.

NEMA has indicated that no assistance is required at this time


  • The CDEMA Coordinating Unit remained in contact with NEMA during the passage of Tropical Storm Kate.
  • CDEMA has stood down its response teams on advice from NEMA.
  • This is the final report from the CDEMA Coordinating Unit on Tropical Storm Kate.

CONTACT DETAILS: The CDEMA CU 24-hour contact number 1(246) 434-4880