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Sir Richard Branson and his team rode out Hurricane Irma on Necker Isand

She said there were now 1,000 British soldiers and more than 50 police officers in the Caribbean helping to alleviate "tremendous hardship and suffering".

He is 55-year old Derek Ragnath, formerly of Mahaica Public Road near the police station.

The Government has sent nearly 1000 military personnel after more than half a million Britons found themselves in the path of Hurricane Irma. "We are very fortunate to have a strong cellar built into Necker's Great House and were very lucky all of our teams who stayed on the Island during the storm are safe and well", Branson said. They include Anguilla, St. Martin, Antigua and Barbuda, and St Kitts and Nevis. A tropical storm watch was in effect for the British Virgin Islands as of Saturday morning.

"They are all safe however my dad told me that the situation on the island is dire and the government response nearly invisible", she told the BBC.

FOR MANY readers of The Voice, the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean and beyond is deeply personal.

Virgin Atlantic CEO Richard Branson, who lives on the British Virgin Islands' Necker Island, has called for a new Marshall Plan to help the region.

"We're getting help. We need more help", Mapp said an interview with "Power Lunch". He further reported that about half of Barbuda's 1,800 population were homeless while nine out of 10 buildings had suffered damage, many of them destroyed.

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With £32 million already committed to help the affected overseas territories, and the pledge to match donations to the Red Cross appeal, Mr Johnson also said the Prime Minister will be making a further announcement on Wednesday.

So I want to explain what the British Government is doing to help those in need - particularly in our Overseas Territories of Anguilla, the Turks and Caicos, and the British Virgin Islands - where the United Kingdom has a special duty to help.

The British Virgin Islands' head, Orlando Smith, said they would require long haul assistance from the UK: "We are a flexible people yet this has shaken us to our center". Cruise lines have also activated humanitarian missions to the Caribbean island.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is visiting the British territories devastated by the hurricane.

Scott Baker, whose daughter Amy Brown is stranded in St Martin, an island that comprises of the French territory of Saint-Martin and the Dutch section of Sint-Maarten, said he felt "totally abandoned" by the United Kingdom government.

"We had RFA Mounts Bay in position in the region before the hurricane struck - it would have been totally absurd to bring troops in or bring heavy aircraft during the storm itself".

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