News story: Hurricane Irma: government response and advice

Updated: Added latest facts and figures update

Hurricane Irma is forecast to bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to north eastern parts of the Caribbean from around 6 September. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated travel advice to provide guidance for British nationals who are in countries and territories affected by Hurricane Irma.

The hotline for British people affected or concerned about others: +44 (0)20 7008 0000.

Travel advice for countries affected by Hurricane Irma Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Bahamas British Virgin Islands Cuba Dominica Dominican Republic Guadeloupe Haiti Martinique Montserrat St Eustatius and Saba St Lucia St Maarten St Vincent and the Grenadines Turks and Caicos Islands USA

See also the guidance on what to do if you’re affected by a crisis overseas.

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Government response Facts and figures UK government response in numbers: 13 September UK government response in numbers: 11 September 12 September UK continues to urgently deliver vital aid to the victims of Hurricane Irma Foreign Secretary visits hurricane-hit islands Sir Alan Duncan’s statement to the House of Commons International Development Secretary’s update on the UK response 11 September

Foreign Secretary’s interview with media

COBR meeting: Foreign Secretary’s statement

Foreign Secretary’s interview on BBC Today Programme

10 September Foreign Secretary’s post-COBR meeting statement on support for the UK Overseas Territories Their ordeal is not over but UK is doing everything it can to help Hurricane Irma victims: Boris Johnson’s article UK government actions update 9 September UK military provides relief to the Caribbean through Operation Ruman UK government matches public donations to British Red Cross Appeal 8 September Prime Minister’s statement following the COBR meeting International Development Secretary: more than 20 tonnes of UK aid on its way to the Caribbean Foreign Secretary’s update 7 September Prime Minister announces £32 million support International Development Secretary’s update on UK support Sir Alan Duncan’s statement to the House of Commons on the UK government response Foreign Secretary’s statement on Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands Prime Minister’s call with President Macron 6 September International Development Secretary’s statement on support from UK aid experts and British naval ship RFA Mounts Bay Watch an overview of the UK government’s response to Hurricane Irma

Watch an overview of the UK government’s response to Hurricane Irma

seen at 16:30, 13 September in Announcements on GOV.UK.
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