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Press Release: RAF support enables rescue team to reach hurricane hit BVI - first report from the field

A joint disaster response mission by Serve On and Team Rubicon UK have arrived in the Hurricane-hit British Virgin Islands in a unique collaboration with the Royal Air Force.

With the BVI devastated by category 5 Irma's 185mph winds and Category 4 Hurricane Jose threatening to follow Irma's path of destruction, the team had successfully reached Barbados but all standard flights onward to the area had been cancelled.

The only air link to the main island Tortola was through rare emergency flights until the arrival of the RAF on Friday.

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