How islands recover from devastating storms: Lessons from the Virgin Islands

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An aerial view shows devastation after hurricane Dorian hit the Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas, September 4, 2019. Photo credit: Joe Skipper/Reuters

Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas. Seven people are dead, and that number is expected to rise. It’s going to be a long road ahead for the Caribbean island nation. How will it recover? We ask Peter Bailey, a journalist and documentary filmmaker from the Virgin Islands. He experienced Hurricanes Irma and Maria two years ago, and made a documentary about that last year called "Paradise Discovered: The Unbreakable Virgin Islanders.”