Category Archives: Hurricane Maria

Central FL Gets Hit Twice

From Governing: Central Florida Already Struggled to Provide Health Care and Affordable Housing. Then Hurricane Refugees Poured In. The region is coping with one of the biggest influxes of Puerto Ricans fleeing the hurricane-ravaged island.

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Update on Puerto Rico

Mr. Trump’s Paper Towels Aren’t Helping Puerto Rico Two months after Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, a sense of desperation seems to be yielding to resignation at best. More than half of the island is still without power, … Continue reading

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Medical Care in Puerto Rico

From the Harvard Medical School: Puerto Rico after Maria. Harvard doctor on providing critical health care in Puerto Rico. Thanks to Peg Blechman for providing the citation.

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Tempers of Politicians Have Begun to Flare

From The Hill: Trump slams Puerto Rico: ‘They want everything to be done for them’ Generally it is not smart to bite the hand that feed you; but it is also not smart to blame the victims of a natural … Continue reading

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Many Obstacles to Recovery in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm ‘Destroyed Us’ Puerto Rico faces numerous obstacles as it begins to emerge from the storm: the weight of an extended debt and bankruptcy crisis; a recovery process begun after Irma, which … Continue reading

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