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Spencer Platt

A horse walks among damaged government buildings on the nearly destroyed island of Barbuda on December 8, 2017. Barbuda, which covers only 62 square miles, was nearly leveled when Hurricane Irma made landfall with 185mph winds on Sept. 6, 2017. Only two days later, fearing Barbuda would be hit again by Hurricane Jose, the prime minister ordered an evacuation of all residents. Most had to seek shelter in Barbuda's much larger sister island Antigua.


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