The tourism industry in Caibarien is vital for Cuba's economy.

But the city is currently overwhelmed by the magnitude of devastation left by Hurricane Irma, the strongest strorm on record to form in the Atlantic.

Thousands fear their lives will never fully recover from the impact of this vast storm as they lost their homes and livelihoods.

Al Jazeera's Julia Galiano reports from Caibarien, Cuba.

Latin America, Cuba, Business & Economy