Hurricane Irma looting: Caribbean Chaos as prisoners escape and looters run riot

A man rides past a boarded up house as part of preparations ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Irma

A man rides past a boarded up house as part of preparations ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Irma

The island sustained less damage than others with the storm's center passing to the north. Crews had restored electricity to most of the island by September 7.

Recovery and aid efforts are under way to help those trying to piece together their lives from the ruins of the storm, which has since been downgraded from a hurricane.

On Monday, he defended the Government's response to Hurricane Irma, amid claims the United Kingdom had done less to evacuate its citizens than other nations.

"If you look at what is happening now, you can see an unprecedented British effort to deal with the catastrophe".

Of the total US deaths from injuries linked to Irma so far, at least six were in Florida and one was in Georgia.

Britain has pledged $42m in assistance and sent 10 flights of aid since Friday to its affected Caribbean territories, the British Virgin Islands and the Anguilla archipelago, with six people killed in the storm.

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Irma weakened early Monday to a tropical storm as it continued on a northward path through Florida.

Widespread damage was caused to the Turks and Caicos Islands, but the full extent of it is still unclear.

The US and British Virgin Islands were also pummeled by Irma.

May also announced the government would be increasing the relief fund for British Overseas Territories left devastated by Irma from £12m to £32m. "I think the atmosphere now is relief, knowing it is past and the building is still there and everyone is OK", said the British woman, wearing a colorful pareo over her swimsuit.

She told the Press Association: "I honestly thought he was dead". She told the Times that resentment towards the US government following the hurricane has grown steadily in the days since the storm made landfall.

"The military is everywhere with machine guns".

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"Everyone's turned feral and no one's going out without being armed". You can't drive your vehicle without a weapon, it's turning really nasty.

The prison was blown open by the storm meaning the inmates were free to roam, she added. Michael, thanks so much for speaking with us.

As foreigners rushed to leave the island, some of those staying behind are still seeking meals and something to drink.

"It feels like we're the bastard step-children of America and now nobody wants to help us", he told the Herald.

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who arrived on Monday, said the scenes of devastation he witnessed on St. Martin in the hurricane's aftermath were the worst he had ever seen.

As Irma made its way through the Florida Keys and towards the USA mainland on Sunday afternoon, the last remaining hurricane warning in Cuba was discontinued for the provinces of Matanzas and La Habana.

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