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Rush to leave island

RACHELLE AGARD, [email protected]

Rush to leave island

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It was chaos and confusion yesterday at Woodbridge Bay, Fond Cole, as refugees all but created a stampede in an effort to leave behind the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

Today marks one week that the Category 5 hurricane, pushing winds of up to 160 miles per hour, left the island ravaged.

While many of the refugees declined to speak in their haste to ensure passage on the Liberty, some did offer a few words.

Cederick Alidre said he was trying to make his way to St Lucia, and then on to England to meet his wife. (RA)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.