Poles evacuated from Saint Martin after Irma
PR dla Zagranicy
The last of the Polish nationals who wanted to evacuate the island of Saint Martin were expected to leave on Tuesday after Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the Caribbean last week.
The effect of Hurricane Irma on Saint Martin. Photo: EPA/CHRISTOPHE ENA
The Polish foreign ministry said it worked with Polish diplomatic posts in the area to help the Poles, adding that other European Union citizens were still waiting to leave the island.
The Polish foreign ministry also said that it is working to ensure the quick return of Poles still in the British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Poland is still monitoring Irma-affected areas with Polish diplomatic posts in Bogota and Havana in touch with Polish nationals in nearby tourist hotspots. (vb)