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British Overseas Territories: Hurricanes and Tornadoes

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 900634, tabled on 21 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to support the Overseas Territories during hurricane seasons.

Answered on

21 June 2022

My Department coordinated a cross-government hurricane exercise earlier this month as part of its review of plans to ensure the UK provides a rapid and effective response this year. In May, officials also hosted a pre-hurricane season conference. We continue to invest in capability and capacity building programmes across the Overseas Territories.

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