Disaster risk experts estimate Anguilla lost 90%, BVI 150% of their GDP in hurricanes this year
Monday, October 09 2017 @ 02:27 PM AST
Contributed by: DeoBhagan
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS LOST 150% ITS GDP
Similarly, significant infrastructural damage to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) received as a result of Hurricane Irma on September 7, 2017 and Hurricane Maria on September 19, 2017 cost an estimated one and a half times the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), another Caricris statement of the same date said.