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Hurricane Irma devastated several Caribbean islands when it tore through the area as a Category 5 storm, killing at least 36 people, knocking down trees and leveling buildings.

Satellite images from before and after the storm show wrecked houses, debris scattered everywhere and previously forested areas laid bare.

Anse Marcel Beach in St. Martin Digital Globe
Philipsburg, St. Martin Digital Globe
Codrington, Barbuda Digital Globe
Codrington Port, Barbuda Digital Globe
Necker Island Digital Globe
Parham, Tortola Digital Globe
Road Town, Tortola Digital Globe
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Digital Globe

CNN’s Shana Darnell contributed to this story.