Photos Show Hurricane Irma’s Aftermath In The Caribbean, Where Some Islands Were More Than 90% Destroyed

Photos show Hurricane Irma’s aftermath in the Caribbean, where some islands were more than 90% destroyed

Before slamming Florida on Sunday, Hurricane Irma ravaged the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

Places like Barbuda, Anguilla, the Virgin Islands, and Cuba got hit by the worst of the storm, with some islands reporting that upwards of 90% of structures were damaged or destroyed. Days after the storm passed, people in some places say there is still no power, fresh supplies, or signs of relief.

Laura Dixon Strickling, an opera singer, lives with her husband and 1-year-old daughter on St. Thomas, one of the US Virgin Islands.

“We’re only five  …

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