What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico’s hurricane disaster

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(Worthy News) - Early on Wednesday, September 20, Hurricane Maria, a powerful Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds, made direct landfall on Puerto Rico, bisecting the entire island and drenching it with feet of rain. What’s happened since has been catastrophic for Puerto Rico.

There’s still no power on the island, with the exception of a few generators powering only the highest-priority buildings like hospitals. That means in many places there’s no water to drink or bathe in or to flush toilets. There’s limited food, fuel, and cell service, and it’s taken several days for reporters and rescue workers to reach remote towns and villages.

“Make no mistake — this is a humanitarian disaster involving 3.4 million US citizens,” Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Monday. [ Source: VOX (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “What every American needs to know about Puerto Rico’s hurricane disaster

  1. Okay. Thank you, now we know.

    So, what is it we should/can do about their situation?

    We can pray? Okay, I'll pray.

    But again, are you expecting God will then drop manna from heaven and do they really need more rain?

    Giving us the news/knowledge without a way to solve their needs, isn't really helpful, in my opinion.

    I think we all know that the Bush's have vast property in Texas. Oil is in Texas. Florida had some of the best taxing payers in the country, and Trump's "winter white house" to boot.

    What does Puerto Rico have besides poor people and some nice beaches?

  2. Let us not forget that Puerto Rico and its neighboring islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John are also completely devastated and there is absolutely NO media covering for the suffering of all the poor souls on those territories of the United States of America. I called the V.I. Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett and her response was to call my state representative, to contact FEMA's relief hotline and to go directly to the News Media outlets, NBC, ABC, CBS, etc., to ask them to start carrying stories about the disaster hit areas! A whopping 47% of all Americans don't even know those islands are part of the USA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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