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‘Not fit to live on’: Chaos grips Caribbean islands days after Irma’s rampage

tortola, british virgin islands
A handout picture released by the British Ministry of Defence shows an aerial view of damage caused by Hurricane Irma in Road Town, on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Photograph: Cpl Timothy Jones/AFP/Getty Images

British Virgin Islands face threats from rats, raw sewage and reported looting as many wait to evacuate to Puerto Rico

September 11, 2017 — Small Caribbean islands smashed by Hurricane Irma are in a state of chaos and rising panic, with unknown numbers of dead and injured and many still missing or stranded almost a week after the storm ripped through the region. Continue reading ‘Not fit to live on’: Chaos grips Caribbean islands days after Irma’s rampage