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Items are seen on floor of a destroyed home at Codrington on the island of Barbuda just after a month after Hurricane Irma struck the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda

Items are seen on floor of a destroyed home at Codrington on the island of Barbuda just after a month after Hurricane Irma struck the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda, October 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Barbuda one month after Hurricane Irma

One month after Hurricane Irma made landfall on the small island of Barbuda, people are slowly cleaning up the aftermath. The island was evacuated, left uninhabited for the first time in 300 years back in September. About 1,800 residents were living on Barbuda, and those residents are now working out ways they can go back home. On the island, the devastation of the hurricane is very apparent, and it will be some time before those residents can call Barbuda home once again.