Hurricane Irma

IMF Tells Rich Countries You Must Do More To Help Poor Nations Cope With Climate Change 

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Last month UK’s Defence Secretary, Sir Michael Fallon dismissed complaints that the UK's response to the devastation of the British Virgin Islands by Hurricane Irma was "found wanting" and that it was slower than France and the Netherlands. The British Overseas Territories are self-governing, but rely on the UK for protection from natural disasters.

The Business World Pledges Help to Areas Affected by Recent Hurricanes

(3BL Media/Justmeans) This hurricane season has proven to be an extremely active—and destructive—one. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area, causing an estimated $180 billion in damages. Then Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and Florida, wreaking havoc in those areas. And Hurricane Maria has caused tremendous devastation in Puerto Rico, knocking out power across the entire island.

HanesBrands Helping Victims Recover From Hurricane Harvey

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – It has been estimated that the cost of the damage from Hurricane Harvey is between $150bn to $180bn. It has been the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years, killing an estimated 47 people, displacing more than a million and damaging some 200,000 homes in its path of destruction stretching for more than 300 miles.

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