Last night, #HurricaneIrma ripped it’s way through the Caribbean. #Barbuda, #VirginIslands, #Antigua,
#Anguilla, #Tortola and #StMarteen are just a few of the islands who have experienced catastrophic damage. Many of which are reportedly uninhabitable leaving thousands of citizens homeless.

 

Tortola as of 5:30 pm

Posted by Kenneth Springette on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

 

 

Prime Minister Gaston Browne confirmed that Barbuda was “barely habitable” and says that parts of the island are “literally underwater.” Barbuda has reportedly sustained damage to about 95% of all structures. “I felt like crying,” Browne said after seeing what he called “unprecedented” destruction. “But crying will not help.”

Via Washington Post:

“The Dominican Republic, Haiti and the Turks and Caicos Islands are next in its path. Closer to Florida’s southern tip, the Bahamas remain in danger, and mass evacuations are underway.

At 8 a.m., the National Hurricane Center said that Irma was heading for Turks and Caicos.

The United Nations has said that Irma, a Category 5 storm, could affect as many as 37 million people.”

If you guys would like to donate to some relief efforts, view the post below:

 

 

TSR STAFF: Talia O. @theclosetratchet on IG, @tallyohhh on Twitter
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/09/07/the-tiny-islands-ravaged-by-hurricane-irma-are-in-trouble-and-begging-for-help/

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