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Hurricane Irma causes $200 million of damage in Barbuda: Official


Philmore Mullin, director of Antigua and Barbuda's National Office of Disaster Services, said that hurricane Irma has caused an estimated $200 million worth of damage to Barbuda’s buildings, The Daily Observer reported. Mr. Mullin said that it could take anywhere between three and nine months for the island to be cleaned and for basic utilities to return. The hurricane, which struck Barbuda on Sep. 5, destroyed over 90% of structures on the island.

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