Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 13 September 2017
Sep 14, 2017, 01:09
"The devastation that has taken place means there will be a significant need for reconstruction in those British Overseas Territories", she said.
For every £1 donated by the United Kingdom public to the aid of the Caribbean, another £1 will be added through the Department for International Development's (DFID) Aid Match scheme, funded from the international development budget.
The way Britain and 34 other developed nations spend their aid budget is governed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development based in Paris (OECD).
The shocking pictures show just how devastating the hurricane has been as it turned most of the Caribbean Islands brown.
"This was our primary focus and continues to be our priority".
He said the Government was in conversation with the OECD about making the rules on sending aid to incidents such as natural disasters more flexible. "Many foreigners have been willing to provide their own assistance at their cost, only to be denied - shame on you Queen Elizabeth, et al, for not allowing these people, whom you depend upon for tourism dollars, illegal shell corporations, and tax evasion to sustain this economy", Haynes writes. Branson said he's using "a satellite phone" to give updates.
"This means we can start the process of getting the territory secured, assess how to bring power and water back online, and improve access and communications to the BVI", Smith said.
"A bad thing has happened to British overseas territories".
By now, we've sent 700 British military personnel to the Caribbean, including engineers, medics and other specialists.
Responding to criticism over the Government's response to the disaster, Sir Michael pointed to the 16,000-tonne aid ship, equipped with marines, a helicopter, and pallets of aid, which was stationed in the Caribbean for the hurricane season.
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