UK supports restoration of power after Hurricane Irma

The UK has helped with the restoration of electricity on the British Virgin Islands. It is part of the ongoing recovery operation following Hurricane Irma. The storm and flooding cut electricity throughout the islands, knocking out vital communications infrastructure. British military troops along with logisticians from the Department for International Development (DFID) helped restore power […]

Hurricane Irma: Solar lamps among aid supplies sent from UK

The UK has sent around 5,000 solar lanterns to those affected by Hurricane Irma. Last Friday, more than 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies, including solar lanterns were loaded at the Department for International Developmentā€™s (DFID) Disaster Response Centre at Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire. Hurricane Irma has left thousands of people homeless in the Caribbean and […]