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Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico at a time of great financial difficulty for the island and its residents, leaving behind widespread destruction and a humanitarian crisis. This natural disaster will undoubtedly dictate the upcoming policy agenda for the island. It is imperative that we maintain public awareness for disaster relief efforts and engagement, not just in the emergency phase but also during recovery and reconstruction.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A failing dam has created a new crisis in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The 90-year-old dam is being pushed to the ...
A crack that could burst a western Puerto Rico dam will not require the emergency evacuation of about 70,000 people, the island's government said .....
Residents evacuate after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — After deadly Hurricane Maria devastated homes in Puerto Rico this week and plunged the entire Caribbean island into ...
Raleigh, N.C. — A North Carolina woman is stranded in Puerto Rico with her fiancé and two infant sons and her mother is desperately trying to bring ...
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — In the northern Puerto Rican town of Vega Baja, the floodwaters reached more than 10 feet. Stranded residents ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies grappled Saturday with the vast scale of the disaster in Puerto Rico left by Hurricane Maria, the third major ...
A Danvers couple taken by surprise when Hurricane Maria bore down on Puerto Rico is still trying to get home, days after the storm devastated the ...
Puerto Rico is still 100 percent without power, and residents are bracing for months of no electricity, food and water shortages, and more privation as ...
After Hurricane Maria clobbered Puerto Rico midweek, the U.S. military announced Saturday it plans to relocate its foreign disaster relief task force ...