March 24, 2018

100 inmates have escaped after prison was destroyed by Hurricane Irma

14 September 2017, 12:33 | Rufus Hill

Cuba evacuates tourists to Varadero what is now under surprise attack by Hurricane Irma

Brave Scots parents LAID on top of their kids to protect them from Hurricane Irma as it tore through their British Virgin Islands home

"The prison was breached, over 100 very serious prisoners escaped", he said.

The British Virgin Islands (pictured) has been devastated by the deadly hurricane.

Meanwhile, British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is on his way to the Caribbean to visit some of the devastated areas of after the United Kingdom was criticized for not involving in the humanitarian missions after the extreme phenomenon has swept everything in its way.

An MoD spokesman said: "By the end of the evening there will be well over 100 marines and troops on the island, their priority will be establishing security and law and order before providing humanitarian assistance before the arrival of Hurricane Jose".

"But British Virgin Islands Hurricane #Irma story is not about Necker - it is about the tens of thousands of people who have lost their homes and their livelihoods".

The gift came as the Foreign Office confirmed that more than half a million British nationals and holiday makers were caught in the path of the mega-storm last week.

The entrepreneur is now helping to coordinate aid and help relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

This aid is additional to the £32m already announced by the United Kingdom government last week.

Personnel will deliver water purifiers and food supplies in areas that were completely demolished.

To donate to the British Red Cross Hurricane Irma appeal visit: or call 0300 456 4999.

'It is absolutely disgraceful that it has taken the whole day for Priti Patel to respond to the worst hurricane we have seen in a British territory since the 1920s, ' she said. Today (Tuesday), we expect another 288 kits to fly the same route with them. I am pleased to say that 48 hours later we have been able significantly to reinforce the Marines.

"To be honest it just makes you think because the people who are out there, they're so limited, they don't have enough resources, they don't have enough help and the hurricane has been three days now, four days, and now they're just picking up the pieces, they're anticipating another one", Mr Ghafoor told Sky News.

She said it was "alarming" that nearly a week had passed since the hurricane and Sir Alan was "still talking about the potential evacuation of British citizens".

Across the whole of the Caribbean, Irma killed almost 40 people and devastated basic services, tearing cracks in law and order.

Both Johnson and Prime Minister Theresa May said British troops sent to oversea territories to provide support were working round the clock. "This will have to include building resilience against what is likely to be a higher intensity and frequency of extreme weather events, as the effects of climate change continue to grow".

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