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More than 73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria

https://www.yahoo.com/news/more-73-000-puerto-ricans-flee-florida-hurricane-045107314.html More than 73,000 Puerto Ricans flee for Florida after Hurricane Maria AFP October 26, 2017 The situation in Puerto Rico is still precarious, with around 75 percent of the population without electricity and clean water scarce in many areas … 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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Hurricane Irma may hit Puerto Rico on September 6, 2017, early Wednesday morning. Get ready. Be prepared.

Puerto Rico hurricane watch, warning resources: http://www.weather.gov/sju http://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=sjujuu Click the second tab, “Active Storms,” on the above link. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov https://www.accuweather.com/en/pr/puerto-rico-weather Puerto Rico, which is in the Atlantic Ocean, has a hurricane season which runs from June 1 to November 30, … Continue reading

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