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Florida: photos of the reconstruction of Fort Myers after the devastation caused by Hurricane IAN

Fort Myers, Florida, was hit hard by Hurricane IAN. Cuba and North Carolina also suffered significant damage and losses.

The images show scenes of devastation, with destroyed buildings and felled trees. However, the community of Fort Myers quickly rolled up its sleeves to begin the difficult but necessary work of reconstruction.

In this photo gallery we will show some photographs that document the progress made so far in the recovery of the city and the challenges that still have to be faced.

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Florida: photos of the reconstruction of Fort Myers after the devastation caused by hurricane IAN
In autumn of 2022, Hurricane Ian caused devastation along the coast eastern United States, affecting in particular Florida, where it has Caused many deaths. Cuba and North Carolina also suffered damage and significant losses. Costs of repairs and losses are estimated in over 50 billion dollars. In the photo, a hope sign reads "We can rebuild your dream." The sign is posted on an empty lot where a building once stood before it was destroyed by Hurricane Ian.
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Reconstruction of the house damaged by the hurricane
A construction team rebuilds the roof of a house that has been damaged.
Foto di Joe Raedle/Getty Images
What remains
What remains of some houses destroyed by Hurricane Ian. The reconstruction process continues four months after the hurricane passes.
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Work in progress
A worker working to secure a waterline on a lot that was cleared of six houses after they were destroyed.
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Debris
Bathers pass in front of a pile of debris.
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Hope
A group of people watch the sunset from the beach. The reconstruction process continues.
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