IN PHOTOS: In the wake of Irma - A flooded world

As hurricane Irma lays waste to whole islands, cities and blocks of flats - the world media venture to the eye of the storm to bring back cutting edge photographs.

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September 12, 2017 10:27
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A woman receives a cloth after arranging produce on a piece of floating wood, after the passing of Hurricane Irma, in Havana, Cuba. . (photo credit: STRINGER/ REUTERS)

 
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Floods, trees flying sky-ward, buildings collapsing, frightened people frantically loading their shopping carts with food and water, looting and evacuation of towns - all of these things happen when humanity faces a natural disaster that does not distinguish between rich or poor, young or old. 

MEXICO

Soldiers help children to get on a truck as residents are being evacuated from their coastal town after an earthquake struck off the southern coast, in Puerto Madero, Mexico. Jose Torres / Reuters



September 10, 2017A woman stands amidst the remains of a house after an earthquake struck the southern coast of Mexico in Union Hidalgo. Jorge Luis Plata / Reuters .



SAINT MARTIN


A house destroyed by Hurricane Irma is seen in Simpson Bay. Alvin Baez/ Reuters .


CUBA


People wade through a flooded street, after the passing of Hurricane Irma, in Havana, Cuba. (Stringer/ Reuters)


SOUTHERN UNITED STATES  

Shelves for water are seen almost empty in a supermarket after Hurricane, Mark Makela/ Reuters.


The Tampa skyline is seen in the background as local residents (L-R) Rony Ordonez, Jean Dejesus and Henry Gallego take photographs after walking into Hillsborough Bay ahead of Hurricane Irma in Tampa.. Adrees Latif/ Reuters.



Heavy wind is seen along Ocean Drive in South Beach, Miami, Florida.. Carlos Barria/ Reuters.


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