Head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has compared the damage from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas to that of a nuclear bomb.
Mark Green said he had taken a flight to observe the damage caused by the storm on Grand Bahama and the Abacos islands.
Dorian ripped through the Bahamas last Sunday with category five winds with some gusts reaching 300km/h (200mph).
So far 43 people are confirmed dead however the number is expected to rise.
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis called the loss of life “catastrophic and devastating”. (Read more from “Bahamas Hurricane Damage ‘like Nuclear Bomb'” HERE)