UK deploys experts to help with storm threats in the Caribbean | News


BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC  – The United Kingdom has deployed a team of specialists to the Caribbean to help mitigate the impact of impending storms threatening British Overseas territories.

According to Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, 87 engineers, medics, maritime experts and other specialists have joined the regular crew of RFA Mounts Bay, which is the mobile hub of the British relief effort. 

He added that approximately 1,000 personnel are deployed or being held at high-readiness if further storms head towards the region.

“ I want to assure everyone in our Overseas Territories that our Armed Forces have been pre-positioned in the region and are absolutely prepared to help. We will be there to support during this hurricane season while still helping those whose lives were…

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