Military Provides Relief
Ships Monthly|December 2017

The UK and Netherlands governments have each diverted major naval assets from NATO tasking to assist with humanitarian relief efforts in their jurisdictions in the Caribbean after the region was devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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The UK and Netherlands governments have each diverted major naval assets from NATO tasking to assist with humanitarian relief efforts in their jurisdictions in the Caribbean after the region was devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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