In the Caribbean from hurricane “Irma” suffered more than a million people
GENEVA, 7 Sep — RIA Novosti, Elizabeth Isakov. About 1.2 million people suffered from hurricane “Irma” in the Caribbean, in the area of risk, another 26 million people in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba, said on Thursday the international Federation of the communities of the red cross and red Crescent societies.
In IFRC emphasize that the strongest hurricane over the past two days, destroyed almost all buildings in Barbados, and left without electricity residents of Puerto Rico. Reports of destruction coming from the British virgin Islands, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Kitts and Nevis. According to the organization, 10 people were killed.
The IFRC has already allocated around 600 thousand Swiss francs for the preparation of operational assistance to the population likely to be affected because of the hurricane, in addition to the 120 thousand francs, which were already aimed at the elimination of consequences in Antigua and Barbuda and St. Kitts and Nevis. Active preparations for the coming hurricane in Cuba.