The UN reported that from hurricane Irma can suffer up to 37 million people. This was reported by Deutsche Welle.

According to the representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dujarric, the UN has opened a humanitarian mission on the island of Barbados, in coordination with the Caribbean service to deal with emergency situations and to assist the victims.

According to the calculations of meteorologists, September 7 Irma can reach the Dominican Republic and Haiti and then go to Cuba and the American state of Florida, where already declared a state of emergency. In Miami to evacuate people.

US President, Donald trump declared a state of emergency in Puerto Rico, the virgin Islands and Florida.

See also: Hurricane Irma completely destroyed the island in the Caribbean sea – photo

Hurricane Irma, according to the authorities, was turned “into a pile of the collapse of” the island of Barbuda and the French part of Saint Martin island. On Barbuda destroyed 95% of the property, including a 30% fully. Approximately the same situation in the French part of Saint Martin. Only on these two Islands were killed, according to the French interior Ministry, eight people, more than 20 were injured. There is no drinking water, interrupted power supply.

Meanwhile over the Atlantic, in addition to Irma, gaining strength even two hurricanes Jose and Katia.

See also: How does hurricane Irma in the affected area of the disaster: eyewitness videos




From hurricane Irma could be affected 37 million people – UN 07.09.2017

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