UNICEF Photo of (foreground, left-right) Jaequon Brooks, 10, and Nequan sit outdoors on part of a fallen and cut-up tree, on the island of Anguilla – which was hard hit during Hurricane Irma. Two people behind them are removing pieces of a hurricane-damaged structure from amid debris.

Public Asked to Send Relief Supplies to Anguilla This Weekend

Residents are invited to prepare packages to be sent to Anguilla this Sunday via the local ferry.

According to a release from the Office of the Premier, there will be no ferry service this Sunday, September 17 as they will be transporting relief supplies to the citizens of Anguilla.

A contingent led by Hon Member of Parliament David Osborne will sail to Anguilla. Minister of Communications, Works, Labour and Energy, Hon. Paul Lewis, has been in touch with Montserratian journalist Keith Stones Greaves, who resides in Anguilla to ascertain what the immediate needs are. Non-perishable food items and drinking water are the priority.

Premier Romeo, under whose remit the ferry lies, has agreed to allow the ferry to make this Emergency trip to Anguilla on Sunday, so that supplies can be delivered in a timely manner.

The Government of Montserrat is asking all who wish to send supplies for their families, friends or groups in Anguilla to deliver their packages to the Montserrat Port Authority on Saturday, September 16th, 2017, between the hours of 12 noon and 5pm.

All packages must be properly labeled to the relevant persons and organizations including telephone numbers.

For further information, please contact the Office of the Premier at:

(664)-491-3378 / 491-3462 / 491-2066/491-2557

The Public is asked to be guided accordingly.