Hurricane Irma is one of the biggest storms to form in the Atlantic in a decade, and overnight it devastated areas of the Caribbean, causing widespread destruction and more than a dozen deaths.
Pictures and videos are shocking:
— CNN (@CNN) September 6, 2017
— WEATHER/ METEO WORLD (@StormchaserUKEU) September 6, 2017
— Michael Lowry (@MichaelRLowry) September 5, 2017
— ABC News (@ABC) September 7, 2017
But there are ways that you can help the victims of the storm. Groups including WorldVision, Save the Children, Convoy of Hope, Oxfam and others are issuing disaster relief assistance throughout the region and need support.
Jesse Carey is a mainstay on the weekly RELEVANT Podcast and member of RELEVANT's executive board. He lives in Virginia Beach with his wife and two kids.