Satellite Images Show Hurricane Irma's Caribbean Destruction

Irma caused about $13 billion in destruction across the Caribbean before it hit the US, according to an estimate from the Germany-based Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology, a damage assessor, which would make it the most expensive storm in the region's history.

Both sides have increased military forces there as reports of looting increase.

The entrepreneur is now helping to coordinate aid and help relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

An arrow was added to point to the location of the British Virgin Islands on a map indicating the path of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Irma as of September 11, 2017, 11 a.m. ET.

He also appealed to the British government to establish a "disaster recovery Marshall Plan" for the BVI and other Caribbean islands, a reference to the operation launched by the USA to rebuild western Europe after World War II.

In the images of Virgin Gorda, the ocean after Irma looks bright blue in comparison with the ocean color before the storm; NASA said that could be because "rougher surfaces scatter more light, and appear brighter and lighter". He told the Associated Press that companies with better disaster insurance will be able to rebuild more quickly. She spoke of rising panic and the threat of disease for those left behind. The region's overall death toll is at least 30.

"It's pretty scary", said Dickerson's daughter, Fathima, looking at a video her sister sent her from St. Thomas. In a blog post published on Friday (Sept. 8), he said resorts had been "decimated".

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"It's absolutely ridiculous and inhumane". They will be temporary until they can come home.

"With little to no internet capabilities, no electricity and running water, as well as communication challenges the residents have months and months of rebuilding ahead", Smith wrote.

"We were prepared for the hurricane", he said, "but this wasn't a normal hurricane". We were told yesterday it's gone up to 10, but obviously, that's all rumours.

She said the situation had calmed since the arrival of troops.

The US state department did not immediately return a request from the Guardian for comment.

Looking at pictures from the island, he said, "I think it's going to take a long time for Barbuda to get back on its foot". "Last night I had people in my garage with flashlights looking around".


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