Here is part of an email which was read out on Power 106 some time ago.
"For people who visit Jamaica, now is a time that highlights some of the valuable gifts that can be carried there to give to give to friends, relatives, or as a thank you to hotel staff.
The most valued gifts we have been able to carry have been wind up items - radios, torches and phone chargers. When the power goes down during tropical storms, as well as hurricanes, these are most useful. ............"
It's thanks to the phone chargers that I have had no qualms about phoning to check people are OK after Dean passed.