Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens September 7, 2017

U.S. Embassy Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean
Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens
September 7, 2017

This is a message regarding resources available to people affected by Hurricane Irma who are located on the French islands of Saint Martin and Saint-Barthelemy (Saint Bart’s), the French Ministry of Interior has set up a public information line which can be reached at +33-1- 82-71-03-37.

The French Interior Ministry has also provided a list of shelters in those areas which can be found at the following links:

Saint Martin
Saint-Barthelemy

The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is closely monitoring this situation, and is trying to establish contact with local authorities.  Please share this message with other U.S. citizens who might not have received it. To notify the Department about U.S. Citizens in need of assistance in the impacted area please visit Task Force Alert (tfa.state.gov) and select “2017 Hurricane Irma”  or call the State Department at 1-888-407-4747 (from the U.S. & Canada), +1-202-501-4444 (from Overseas).