The destruction to the Caribbean caused by Hurricane Irma is nothing short of catastrophic.
Barts, Anguilla and Barbuda, as well as the US and British Virgin Islands, killing dozens of people and leaving thousands more homeless.
The Franco-Dutch island of Saint Martin suffered the full fury of the storm.
Rabinowitz said that she was lucky to work for a company with an office in Washington, D.C., and that she hoped to return to her parents' home on Long Island over the weekend temporarily.
As Macron headed to St. Martin, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb announced that France was now working on delivering water to affected neighborhoods across the island. A tanker with 350 tons of fresh water was also on its way.
Speaking in Guadeloupe, Macron promised to rebuild the French territories flattened by Irma, namely St. Martin and St. Barts.
The new images, provided by NASA and DigitalGlobe show the scale of the disaster on the islands, where the premier of the British Virgin Islands described the scene as "total devastation". The island's water systems have been significantly damaged and electricity is scarce.
Here are some before and after photos of the damage Irma brought. There was no communication coming out of St. Thomas and St. John.
"We've provided £32 million in immediate assistance to the overseas territories".
Irma was churning towards the heavily populated Tampa Bay region, a zone seen as particularly susceptible to storm surges due to its geographical position and sloping land off the coast.
Mapp praised the response of the US federal government and said President Donald Trump would visit in about a week.
The Island is continuing to welcome travelers with planned vacations in September and beyond, and has also become a transient hub for travelers across the Caribbean.
NGOs like the Red Cross and Unicef have stepped in.
Looting has broken out on some islands. Other residents have described fights at grocery stores and gas lines. Looting and lawlessness were reported Saturday by both French and Dutch authorities, who were sending in extra troops to restore order.
The UK parliament was told Tuesday that the prison breach posed a threat to the hurricane-hit British territory. It was not clear whether the prisoners had been caught.
Addressing the House of Commons, Sir Alan said there were 997 troops in the region and 47 police officers had been sent to the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
But tensions are still high.
Irma ripped through the Leeward Islands last week as one of the Atlantic's strongest ever storms, uprooting trees, tearing down power cables and severely damaging the homes of poor locals and the global jet-set alike.
Alabama Power estimates 71,000 of their customers were affected by Irma.
If history is a guide, many islands in Irma's path can expect to encounter similar hardships.
By Saturday, damage was estimated to have already reached 1.2 billion euros ($1.44 billion). Cuba is often hit by hurricanes that strike the Caribbean.
In the storm's aftermath, residents and tourists described a volatile situation, with vexing challenges ahead that have forced people to fend for themselves, CNN reported.
The Royal Navy's flagship HMS Ocean left Gibraltar on Tuesday and will arrive in the Caribbean in around 12 days, laden with pickup trucks and more than 200 pallets of aid including timber, buckets, bottled water, food, baby milk, bedding and clothing.