She rejected claims her government had been too slow to act, and noted that more than 1,000 British military personnel are now in the region, with another 200 due to arrive within days, along with more than 60 police officers.
Even from space, the effects of Irma are clearly visible.
Ragnath's family members were not with him when disaster struck. The powerful storm cut a path of destruction over the Caribbean last week, leaving at least 24 dead and leaving some islands in complete ruins. They include Anguilla, St. Martin, Antigua and Barbuda, and St Kitts and Nevis. Several other islands, including St. Maarten and the British Virgin Islands, suffered serious damage.
"They are all safe however my dad told me that the situation on the island is dire and the government response nearly invisible", she told the BBC.
Despite sending troops and ships to deliver help, France, Britain and the Netherlands have been criticized for an insufficient response in islands that are their territories. The government there said up to 90 percent of buildings were damaged or destroyed.
The announcement came as Boris Johnson travelled to the Caribbean to visit the British overseas territories battered by Irma.
The death toll in the British territories had climbed to nine, Duncan said, comprising five in the British Virgin Islands and four in Anguilla.
Following criticism of the Government's response to the disaster, ministers announced a £32 million relief package and pledged to double any public donations to the British Red Cross appeal for victims of Hurricane Irma, up to £3 million. She also said that the leaves could have been dried out by salt that was whipped onto the island when the storm hit.
Mr Johnson said the United Kingdom had responded in a "timely and a highly organised fashion", with further promises of support expected on top of the £32 million already committed and the pledge to match donations to the Red Cross appeal.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who visited Dutch territories on Monday, spoke of his horror at what he found.
Brushing aside critics, the Foreign Secretary said there had been an "unprecedented" relief effort from the United Kingdom and that he had "no doubt" Britain would meet the challenges ahead.
He said: "Other countries actually now been asking us for help including the French, we've got three planes going out today, it's an unprecedented effort by the United Kingdom to meet what has been an unprecedented catastrophe in that part of the Caribbean".
Peter Stoger's side finished a strong fifth in the Bundesliga last season, albeit 13 points behind fourth-placed Hoffenheim. Rob Holding and Alex Iwobi will be in the frame, whilst the ever impressive Reiss Nelson should be in the squad.
Were it not for Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward's sudden butterfingers, a first-quarter throw might have gone the other way. He closed out the Broncos' fourth possession with a 1-yard scoring jaunt around Chargers star defensive end Joey Bosa .
The Giants' secondary consistently came up with big plays - their 17 interceptions were fourth in the league a year ago . Not only is Ezekiel Elliott playing in this game, he'll be playing the whole season just as I predicted.
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Joseph University also dropped about 10 spots for the second year in a row to 87 among regional universities in the Midwest . Critics call the rankings too simplistic and say students and school administrators pay too much attention to them.
I will not go to the extent of supporting the petition for revoking her Nobel Prize, which she once undoubtedly deserved. But what some have called " ethnic cleansing " and others "a slow genocide" has persisted - and recently accelerated.
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Donald and the Rams have yet to agree to a new contract and will continue negotiations. In 2017, Donald has a $1.8 million base salary and will carry a $3.2 million cap hit.
Destiny 2: When to expect Xur, the Raid and more
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Alabama vs. Colorado State
The interception led to a Pappanastos 22-yard field goal, pushing the Tide lead to 34-3 with 7:08 left in the game. Alabama fans got a glimpse of the future, but the present is still very much the Jalen Hurts show.
Google Takes Fight Over Record Antitrust Fine to EU Courts
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