Humanity Road is activated for Florida for Hurricane Irma. This is a report of impacts from Hurricane Irma on some of the counties of Florida in the United States. It also includes useful information links. It is based on initial reports from social media and public domain sources. Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Tuesday, September 5th in advance of initial landfall of Irma in the Caribbean and published Florida Situation Report No 1 on September 10, 2017.
Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, hit the eastern Caribbean on September 5, 2017 as a Category 5 hurricane with winds of up to 185 miles an hour. Irma first made landfall in Barbuda and then created devastation throughout the Caribbean. It made landfall on Cudjoe Key, Florida after 9:00am EDT on September 10. source The Florida Keys were the most heavily impacted area of Florida and are currently without power, water, and cell service.