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FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered

  FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered. Leer en español By PATRICIA MAZZEI and AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZFEB. 6, 2018 Residents of San Isidro, P.R., waited for food and water in October. Credit Erika P. … Continue reading

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Even before Hurricane Maria hit, Puerto Rico was a mess

https://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21730432-even-hurricane-maria-hit-it-was-mess-story-puerto-ricos-power-grid Even before Hurricane Maria hit, it was a mess Oct 19th 2017 | SALINAS IN A room beneath the smokestacks of the Aguirre steam plant in south-eastern Puerto Rico, an engineer points to a colourful poster entitled “How Electricity … Continue reading

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How to Decide Where to Donate Your Money After Disasters – use CharityNavigator.com and GuideStar.Org

Don’t give to the Red Cross.  Instead give to a different organization that spends the money more wisely to help the recipients. How to Decide Where to Donate Your Money After Disasters By NIRAJ CHOKSHISEPT. 27, 2017 Photo Members of … Continue reading

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Want to donate to help Puerto Rico? Give to an organization other than the Red Cross. Use CharityNavigator.com

Want to donate to help Puerto Rico? Give to an organization other than the Red Cross. Use CharityNavigator.com to ensure the charity is real and that most of the funds get to the recipients, not going to the high salaries … Continue reading

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Don’t mail canned food, cans of food, to Puerto Rico, as food relief. Send money or non-canned food instead.

There is food in Puerto Rico which can be bought in the stores. It would be more economical to send money or lighter weight food. Cans are heavy and costly to ship. In addition, the heavy weight of the cans … Continue reading

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Finding Water in Puerto Rico: An Endless Game of Cat and Mouse

  Finding Water in Puerto Rico: An Endless Game of Cat and Mouse By CAITLIN DICKERSONOCT. 12, 2017 The beverage shelves were empty at a Walgreens store in the Santurce neighborhood of San Juan. Credit Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo for … Continue reading

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