12 Sep '17, 2pm

[email protected]_Ocean has loaded @DFID_UK aid for British Overseas Territories affected by #HurricaneIrma

I'm proud to be going out there to help people out, Leading Steward Kevin Slater His Commanding Officer Captain Rob Pedre said Ocean was "ideally suited" to continue the "sterling work" begun by RFA Mounts Bay in Anguilla and the neighbouring British Virgin Isles. "With 700 personnel, nine helicopters, four landing craft, all-terrain vehicles and significant quantities of humanitarian aid, we're tailor-made for this mission. We can get the aid precisely where it's needed. "Water, trucks, 200 pallets of aid from DFID, 60 pallets of MOD emergency relief stores have been loaded aboard - everything you need in a crisis such as this. Tents, drinking water, chainsaws - the whole gambit of materials you would need to render support. "We can also produce 300 tonnes of drinking water and generate enough electricity to supply around 8,000 homes. And we carry specialist engineers, me...

Full article: https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/new...

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Here's a link from the Navy detailing that effort.

navy.mil 11 Sep '17, 7pm

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.@WI_Guard among latest units to supplement Irma aid:

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God Bless the #military! #HurricaneIrma #Prayers

God Bless the #military! #HurricaneIrma #Prayers

breitbart.com 09 Sep '17, 5pm

In this undated photo provided by the Ministry of Defence on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, taken from a Royal Navy helicopter, a ...