Although Hurricane Irma took a fortunate turn that spared Florida an even worse fate, the storm is still leaving behind a big mess. Young and old are taking to the streets as part of the clean-up effort.
Here are some images we’ve collected.
A child plays at his family’s flooded gas station in the heavily damaged town of Everglades City the day after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on September 11, 2017 in Everglades City, Florida.
People begin cleaning up after Hurricane Irma on September 11, 2017 in Key Largo, Florida. Irma made landfall as a Category 4 storm twice in the United States on Sunday after tearing a path across islands in the Caribbean Sea.
Members of the Grande Case, Saint Maarten days after this Caribbean island sustained extensive damage after the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 12, 2017.
A woman in Coral Gables clears the street of debris after Hurricane Irma passed through the area in Miami, Florida on September 11, 2017.
Road crews clear debris after Hurricane Irma passed through on September 11, 2017 in Naples, Florida.
A crew works to salvage items, including an ice machine, as water from the nearby Peace River floods the Peace River Campground in the wake of Hurricane Irma on September 12, 2017 in Arcadia, Florida.
Cubans clean the streets during the cleanup ensuing the passage of Hurricane Irma in Havana, on September 12, 2017.
Men clear debris from a roadway the morning after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on September 11, 2017 in Naples, Florida. Hurricane Irma made another landfall near Naples yesterday after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with localized flooding.
Marta Izaguirre, center, along with her neighbors pick up debris during clean-up efforts from Hurricane Irma in the Royal Duke Trailer Park on September 11, 2017
People explore storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River at Memorial Park on September 11, 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965.