Policy

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.

Since September 20, 2017, Puerto Rico has become a different place than it was before. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the people of Puerto Rico are struggling with food, medications, and other basic needs. The situation is catastrophic, but...