Hurricane Irma passed directly over St. John as a category 5 storm on Wednesday afternoon. With power out and communications down, residents are still trying to determine the safety of family, friends, and neighbors, let alone assess the damage.
Many people are working very hard to compile and disseminate news as it becomes available. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the following Facebook pages:
To check on the safety of island residents or report someone unaccounted for, please go to the Irma Safety Check site.
If you’d like to help, find out more through these organizations:
Thank you to everyone who has expressed concern for our beautiful island.