Photos: Long Road to Recovery Begins After Irma

Irma downgraded to a tropical depression by Tuesday morning, knocking out power for over 3.3 million people and heavily flooding parts of the state. The storm made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on the Florida Keys early Sunday morning.

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DUCK KEY, FL - SEPTEMBER 13: A boat is seen next to a home after Hurricane Irma passed through the area on September 13, 2017 in Duck Key, Florida. The Florida Key's took the brunt of the hurricane as it passed over the island chain as a category 4 storm. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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A man clears a yard of debris in a rural migrant-worker town following Hurricane Irma on September 14, 2017 in Immokalee, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall near Naples after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with extensive flooding.
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A native key deer looks for food among the ruins left by Hurricane Irma in the Port Pine Heights neighborhood September 14, 2017 on Big Pine Key, Florida. Many places in the Keys still lack water, electricity or mobile phone service and residents are still not permitted to go further south than Islamorada. The Federal Emergency Managment Agency has reported that 25-percent of all homes in the Florida Keys were destroyed and 65-percent sustained major damage when they took a direct hit from Hurricane Irma.
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Buildings that sustained damage from Hurricane Irma can be seen on Pigeon Key September 14, 2017 near Marathon, Florida. Many places in the Keys still lack water, electricity or mobile phone service and residents are still not permitted to go further south than Islamorada. The Federal Emergency Managment Agency has reported that 25-percent of all homes in the Florida Keys were destroyed and 65-percent sustained major damage when they took a direct hit from Hurricane Irma.
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A child carries a dirty mattress from a flooded home in a rural migrant-worker town following Hurricane Irma on September 14, 2017 in Immokalee, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall near Naples after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with extensive flooding.
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A man prays at a relief distribution point in a rural migrant-worker town waiting for emergency donations following Hurricane Irma on September 14, 2017 in Immokalee, Florida. A group of volunteers from Atlanta gave out groceries and sanitary items to hundreds of desperate residents. Hurricane Irma made landfall near Naples after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with extensive flooding.
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A sign in front of residents' homes warn away looters four days after Hurricane Irma September 14, 2017 on Stock Island, Florida. Many places in the Keys still lack water, electricity or mobile phone service and residents are still not permitted to go further south than Islamorada. The Federal Emergency Managment Agency has reported that 25 percent of all homes in the Florida Keys were destroyed and 65 percent sustained major damage when they took a direct hit from Hurricane Irma.
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Marc St. Peter, left, and Chris Wisor lend a hand cleaning up as floodwaters from Hurricane Irma recede September 13, 2017 in Middleburg, Florida. Flooding in town from the Black Creek topped the previous high water mark by about seven feet and water entered the second story of many homes.
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Floodwaters from Hurricane Irma recede September 13, 2017 in Middleburg, Florida. Flooding in town from the Black Creek topped the previous high water mark by about seven feet and water entered the second story of many homes.
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Jose Orosz walks his dog Karen by a beachfront home destroyed by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 13, 2017, in Vilano Beach, Florida. Nearly 4 million people remained without power more than two days after Irma swept through the state.
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A woman walks through flooded streets in the rural migrant worker town of Immokalee, which was especially hard hit by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 13, 2017, in Immokalee, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall near Naples after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with extensive flooding.
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A boat is seen next to a home after Hurricane Irma passed through the area on Sept. 13, 2017, in Duck Key, Florida. The Florida Key's took the brunt of the hurricane as it passed over the island chain as a category 4 storm.
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Homeowner James Wade removes damaged items as floodwaters from Hurricane Irma recede Sept. 13, 2017, in Middleburg, Florida. Flooding in town from the Black Creek topped the previous high water mark by about seven feet and water entered the second story of Wade's home.
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Boats are seen washed ashore from Hurricane Irma after it passed through the area on Sept. 13, 2017, in Key West Florida. The Florida Key's took the brunt of the hurricane as it passed over the island chain as a category 4 storm.
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Damaged homes and streets littered with debris are seen after Hurricane Irma passed through the area on Sept. 13, 2017, in Ramrod Key, Florida. The Florida Keys took the brunt of the hurricane as it passed over the island chain as a category 4 storm.
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A crew works to salvage items, including an ice machine, as water from the nearby Peace River floods the Peace River Campground in the wake of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12, 2017, in Arcadia, Florida.
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Boats, cars and other debris clog waterways in the Florida Keys two days after Hurricane Irma slammed into the state Sept. 12, 2017, in Marathon, Florida.
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Officers and team leaders from the Florida Army National Guard conduct a pre-mission briefing before going on an overnight patrol two days after Hurricane Irma slammed into the state on Sept. 12, 2017, in Key West, Florida. Working in conjunction with the sheriff's department, the guardsmen traveled up and down the Keys all night to deter looting and to make safety checks on residents.
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View of the destroyed Methodist church in Marigot, Saint Maarten, days after the island sustained extensive damage after the passing of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12, 2017.
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A man walks among the destruction left by Hurricane Irma at the Phillipsburg Town Beach on Sept. 11, 2017, in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. The Caribbean island sustained extensive damage from powerful storm.
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Damaged sail boats are shown in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 11, 2017, in Key West, Florida.
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Damaged houses are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 11, 2017, over the Florida Keys, Florida.
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A ships mast rests on the dock on Sept. 11, 2017, in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. The Caribbean island sustained extensive damage from Hurricane Irma.
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A man walks past a fallen tree on Sept. 11, 2017, in Philipsburg, St. Maarten. The Caribbean island sustained extensive damage from Hurricane Irma.
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People explore storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River at Memorial Park on Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965.
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Justin Hand navigates storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River on Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965.
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The St. Johns River rises from storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma on Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965.
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Storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma inundate a park on the St. Johns River on Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965.
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A pickup truck is inundated by storm surge flood waters from Hurricane Irma along the St. Johns River in the Five Points neighborhood Sept. 11, 2017, in Jacksonville, Florida. Flooding in downtown Jacksonville along the river topped a record set during Hurricane Dora in 1965.
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A dog walks through a flooded street in a rural part of Naples the day after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on Sept. 11, 2017, in Naples, Florida.
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A road with heavy debris stands on the outskirts of Naples, Florida, the day after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on Sept. 11, 2017. Hurricane Irma made another landfall near Naples yesterday after inundating the Florida Keys. Electricity was out in much of the region with extensive flooding.
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Wreckage in Key Largo, Florida on Monday Sept. 11, 2017
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Tom Purdy, center, shakes hands with a rescue worker that helped him evacuate from his home after Hurricane Irma brought floodwaters to Jacksonville, Fla. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.
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Quintana and Liz Perez look out at the flooding outside their home in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Immokalee, Fla., Monday, Sept. 11, 2017.
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A tree blocks a road after it was downed by winds from Hurricane Irma on Sept. 11, 2017, in Miami, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moved up the coast.
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A house along South Ponte Vedra Boulevard, in St. Johns County, Florida, is seen collapsing into the ocean following high winds and heavy rain brought on by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 11, 2017.
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Severe water damage is seen at the Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, on Sept. 11, 2017.
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Trees are down in Pinecrest, Florida, on Sept. 11, 2017.
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A truck is seen on its side after being blown over as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sept. 10, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
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High winds split a large tree in the Coral Beach neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state Sept. 10, 2017. The powerful hurricane made landfall in the United States in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. after raking across the north coast of Cuba.
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Blown sand from Pompano Beach coats bushes and mail boxes as Hurricane Irma hits the southern part of the state Sept. 10, 2017, in Pompano Beach, Florida.
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A person walks through a flooded street in the Brickell area of downtown Miami as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday.
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A car is seen in a flooded street as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moved up the coast.
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Trees bend in the tropical storm-force wind along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard as Hurricane Irma hits Fort Lauderdale in the southern part of the Florida, Sunday, September 10, 2017. The powerful hurricane made landfall in the United States in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. after raking across the north coast of Cuba.
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The eye of Hurricane Irma passes through Naples, Florida, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.
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Leo Figueroa and his son Leo Jr. (2) wait out Hurricane Irma in a hotel on Sept. 10, 2017 in Fort Myers, Florida. With businesses closed, thousands in shelters and a mandatory evacuation in coastal communities, the Fort Myers area is preparing for a possibly catastrophic storm.
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Residents inspect the extreme receding water in Tampa Bay ahead of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moved up the coast.
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A door is blown in at a Regions Bank as Hurricane Irma passes through on Sept. 10, 2017, in Miami, Florida. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moved up the coast.
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Water flows out of the Miami River to flood a walkway as Hurricane Irma passes through Miami, Florida, on Sept. 10, 2017. Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm on Sunday, lashing the state with 130 mph winds as it moved up the coast.
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A dolphin statue at the Anglins Fishing Pier lies toppled by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Large waves produced by Hurricane Irma crash into the end of Anglins Fishing Pier Sept. 10, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The category 4 hurricane made landfall in the United States in the Florida Keys at 9:10 a.m. local time after raking across the north coast of Cuba.
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