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State of Emergency Declared for South Caicos

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Turk and Caicos, September 11, 2017 – South Caicos – DDME Advises: Acting on the advice of the Premier, H.E. the Governor has declared a State of Emergency for the Island of South Caicos on September 11th 2017.

This is due to the extensive damages caused by Hurricane Irma. A State of Emergency means that on island resources have become overwhelmed to manage the level of destruction and constitutionally the Government have greater flexibility to assign resources to assist with the recovery.

Furthermore, Regional and International support has been engaged to facilitate recovery. Please be advised accordingly.

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