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Here's What The Florida Keys Look Like In The Wake Of Irma

Days after the hurricane hit south Florida, the hard-hit Keys are in a "humanitarian crisis," according to officials.

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Damaged houses in the Florida Keys can be seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Monday.

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Patty Purdo surveys the damage to her trailer home at the Sea Breeze Trailer Park in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys, on Tuesday.

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Boats, cars, and debris clog waterways in the Florida Keys on Tuesday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has reported that 25% of all homes in the Keys were destroyed and 65% sustained major damage.

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Donnie Spielman walks through debris at her sister's house in Key Largo on Tuesday. She and four other family members rode out the hurricane here, along with several dogs, cats, birds, and tortoises.

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Waterfront homes stand exposed in Marathon, Florida, on Tuesday.

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Damaged sailboats can be seen in the Florida Keys on Monday.

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A police officer directs motorists at a checkpoint in Florida City, Florida, as residents return to their homes in the Upper Keys on Tuesday.

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The severely damaged Sea Breeze Trailer Park complex, in Islamorada, on Tuesday.

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Officers and team leaders from the Florida Army National Guard's Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry, 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team conduct a pre-mission briefing before going on an overnight patrol in Key West on Tuesday. Working in conjunction with the sheriff's department, the guard traveled up and down the Keys all night to deter looting and to make safety checks on residents.

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A waterfront home in Marathon is left with a giant hole on Tuesday.

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Residents and relief workers line up to buy food and supplies at a Mobil service station in Tavernier, Florida, which reopened on Tuesday.

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A local resident reacts as she sees the damage to her home in Islamorada on Tuesday.

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Members of the Monroe County Fire Rescue check on residents at the Driftwood Trailer Park in Tavernier, Florida, on Tuesday.

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Remnants of a destroyed trailer park in Plantation Key on Tuesday.

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