Hurricane Irma: MPs say UK's response 'lacked structure'

Hurricane Irma: MPs say UK's response 'lacked structure'
 

Britain's overseas territories should have been better supported in the wake of devastating hurricanes in the Caribbean last year, MPs have said.
The Foreign Affairs Committee said there was a "regrettable" lack of an international disaster relief strategy when storms struck last September.
Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos were caught in a trail of devastation left by Irma.
Ministers said they had learnt lessons and would be better prepared in future.
The UK's immediate response to Irma and to Hurricane Maria, which ravaged much of the Commonwealth... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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