Hurricane-hit St Martin takes first steps to rebuild

Hurricane-hit St Martin takes first steps to rebuildAlmost two weeks after Hurricane Irma slammed into St Martin, killing 15 people, the French-Dutch Caribbean island has begun to take small steps toward reconstruction. “We are still in an emergency situation but rebuilding is also in the back of our minds,” Guadeloupe’s governor Eric Maire said during a visit to the island. Petrol stations that once held empty tanks are now again open for business.



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