Hurricane Irma struck the French territories in the Caribbean, the damage for the sum more than 200 million euros. This was reported by Deutsche Welle.

The damage from the destruction on the island of Saint-barthélemy and the French part of Saint Martin island estimated state insurance company of France CCR.

According to the Minister of the overseas territories Annick Girardin, the priority task of the authorities – to provide medical assistance and to provide the population with water and food, and in the second place – public order.

France will send 400 police officers on their affected areas, said Gerarden.

September 8, more than one million inhabitants of the Caribbean Islands suffered a devastating hurricane Irma, another 26 million are at risk.

The number of victims of hurricane has increased to 14 people in the path of tropical storm in Florida.

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




Hurricane Irma caused damage to France for 200 million euros 08.09.2017

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