Street cleaning in Toa Baja
People clean the streets in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 22, 2017, two days after Hurricane Maria roared ashore as a Category 4 storm, killing at least 13 to 15 people and knocking out the island's power grid.
Destroyed home in Catano town
A man walks through his house, which was destroyed by Hurricane Maria, in Catano town, Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, 2017.
Aerial view of Dominica
An aerial view of Roseau, the capital of the Caribbean island of Dominica, shows the destruction on Sept. 21, just days after the passage of Hurricane Maria on Sept 18 as a Category 5 storm. Hurricane Maria killed at least 14 people on the island nation of Dominica, two in Guadeloupe and one in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Reuters reported.
Destroyed homes in Juana Matos
Residents inspect houses that were destroyed by Hurricane Maria, in Catano town, Juana Matos, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, 2017. Juana Matos is located on the northeast coast of the island. On Friday, Sept. 22, tens of thousands of people living in northwestern Puerto Rico were order to evacuate due to fears of the failure of a dam holding back a large inland lake, according to the Washington Post.
Damage in Roseau
Damage to houses in Roseau, on the Caribbean island of Dominica, can be seen on Sept. 21, three days after Hurricane Maria roared through, leaving at least 13 to 15 residents dead.
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