The storm toppled trees and torn down power lines in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as it swept over the western Gulf of Mexico
Humberto had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 km per hour) with higher gusts, and was expected to become a hurricane by Sunday night
Great Abaco is littered with mounds of unused construction materials, waterlogged notebooks and Bibles, stained piles of tattered clothes, single shoes, overturned bath tubs and rotting mattresses.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) called the storm's impact "catastrophic"
The large storm system currently in the Gulf of Mexico brings heavy rains, a potential storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina.
Financial toll due to natural disasters was below the $350bn recorded previous year but above the 30-year average of $140bn.
Hurricane Florence dumped "epic amounts of rainfall" across the eastern United States resulting in life-threatening flooding.
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