A couple floats down a flooded street in Havana atop a large piece of foam, after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Cuba on Sept. 10, 2017. Such flooding further damages poorly maintained homes and can lead to collapses.
A couple floats down a flooded street in Havana atop a large piece of foam, after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Cuba on Sept. 10, 2017. Such flooding further damages poorly maintained homes and can lead to collapses. Ramon Espinosa AP
A couple floats down a flooded street in Havana atop a large piece of foam, after the passing of Hurricane Irma in Cuba on Sept. 10, 2017. Such flooding further damages poorly maintained homes and can lead to collapses. Ramon Espinosa AP

Hurricane Irma highlights the problem of Havana’s crumbling homes

September 21, 2017 05:27 PM