Hurricane Irma

September 2017

Hurricane Irma


September 2017

Hurricane Irma was the strongest recorded in the North Atlantic by the speed of sustained winds (287 km/h). On September 5, 2017 he is ranked “Category 5” on the Saffir-Simpson scale.

On behalf of the French Red Cross we are deployed on Guadeloupe then quickly on the island of St Martin. There, teams conduct assessments and emergency operations to facilitate airlift evacuation and access to basic necessities.

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Nicolas Beaumont is a photojournalist, director and writer specializing in social and humanitarian photography. Among our clients are the French Red Cross, Emmaüs, Handicap International, Secours Mag, Dimatex, Actusoins. We make films, photographs and articles around the world on current topics: migration, war, displaced, natural disaster, flood etc...

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