Crew members working on a temporary bridge to Florida’s barrier islands after Ian’s destruction



Measuring Hurricane Ian’s Damage to Florida’s ‘Forgotten’ Areas

Betty Tony and Hubert Tony have lost every hurricane count they’ve experienced since moving to a house in the Dunbar area of ​​Fort Myers, Florida in 1958. A powerful Category 4 hurricane sheared through the roof of Mr. and Mrs. Tony’s green space. The room was exposed to the torrential rain. 81-year-old Betty Tony said of the home in which she and Hubert raised their two children and a dozen nieces and nephews, “I think it was really hard.”