Gulf Coast Live

Photo: Rachel Iacovone, WGCU

Four days after Hurricane Irma ravaged Southwest Florida, scenes of recovery stand alongside calls for help. As President Donald Trump visits Fort Myers and Naples Thursday, 1.3 million Floridians remain without power, and community efforts are mobilizing to bring food and other necessities to those most in need.

Photo: Collier County Sheriff's Office via Facebook

As Southwest Florida continues its recovery from Hurricane Irma, communities from Immokalee to the Florida Keys struggle with scarce supplies of food, fuel, and water. That's on top of medical patients who, despite precautions before the storm, face acute needs in the face of the region's ongoing power outage.

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It’s day two post hurricane and many are surveying damage while inching back to normal.  Today on the show we have some answers to your insurance questions from the man who sets regulation for insurance agents in Florida, the state’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis

Photo: Jessica Meszaros, WGCU

Hurricane Irma and the massive bands of wind and rain the rocked Southwest Florida has moved north, but in the aftermath of the storm, hundreds of thousands of residents remain without power and the toll of the hurricane is beginning to come into focus as emergency responders begin assessments and repairs.

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Powerful Hurricane Irma is racing toward a direct impact with South Florida by early Sunday. Forecasters say the storm poses a “potentially catastrophic threat” to the Florida Keys and other parts of our state, with hurricane and storm surge warnings and watches already in effect on both the Gulf and Atlantic coasts.

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