September 25, 2017

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital Pharmacy – Hurricane Relief – Anguilla

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The Cayman Islands Government has arranged Hurricane Relief for our Caribbean neighbors in Anguilla who experienced extensive damage during Hurricane Irma. CTMH Doctors Hospital Pharmacy was contacted by HSA asking to contribute medical supplies and medication for the people of Anguilla. Our materials management team (Naomi Clery & Damion Tomlin) stepped into action arranging medical […]

Cayman Islands support teams remain in BVI and Anguilla

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We’ve already seen and heard some early indications of the devastation that Hurricane Maria has caused to the island of Dominica.   This is a very dangerous storm which will later today pass through our Overseas Territory neighbours. Premier Alden McLaughlin said “we’ve been carefully watching Maria’s progress and have been in constant communication with both […]

Heartbreak in wake of Irma [Cayman Islands media officer reminisces)

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By Val Sweeney From Inverness Courier A FORMER Inverness journalist now living in the Caribbean has spoken of her heartbreak at the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma across the region’s chain of islands. Catherine MacGillivray, media officer for the Cayman Islands Government, previously worked for Scottish Provincial Press which publishes the Inverness Courier and the […]

The​ ​Caribbean:​ Hurricane​ ​Irma Situation Report No. 5 (as of 13 September 2017)

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REPORT from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 13 Sep 2017 • Irma has dissipated over the south-eastern United States on 12 September and is no longer a threat to islands in the Caribbean. • Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, St Martin/St Maarten, the British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos are […]

Cayman Islands HSA joins Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Anguila

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A team of nine medical volunteers from the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) left the island on Tuesday, 12 September to join the disaster relief efforts to help the thousands of people in Anguilla whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Irma and the flooding left in its wake. The HSA team includes a […]

All Party Parliamentary Group for Cayman Islands reconstituted

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The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands was reconstituted in Westminster, London, on Tuesday night (12 September 2017), for the first time since the U.K. general election in June. The group, which promotes Cayman Islands interests in the U.K. and internationally, now has more than 30 MPs and Peers. This is a significant […]

Health City Cayman Islands joins Hurricane Irma relief effort

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 12, 2017) – Health City Cayman Islands is part of a relief effort being coordinated by the Cayman Islands Government to send supplies, medicines and medical staff to Anguilla – a fellow British Overseas Territory. Dr. Chandy Abraham, CEO and Medical Director of the Caribbean tertiary care hospital, said that Health City […]

Cayman Aid Mission to Anguilla

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The attached images show the Cayman Aid Mission that has just arrived in Anguilla. IMAGES: GIS      

Hurricane Irma wiped out so many plants in the Caribbean that entire islands changed color

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By Tom Murray From Business Insider Sometimes devastation — like beauty — is best viewed from above. The NASA Earth Observatory has released an astonishing set of images that show the stark contrast between what islands in the Caribbean looked like before and after Hurricane Irma struck. Barbuda, Anguilla, the Virgin Islands, and Cuba were hit by the […]

Cayman Islands premier issues statement on Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma statement From Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin 11 September, 2017 This weekend I participated in a video conference call with CARICOM heads of Government to get an assessment of the situation in the islands affected by Hurricane Irma. The situation is not good for most of the Islands. Since the passage of Irma through […]