Puerto Rico: urgently needed tarps delayed by failed $30m Fema contract

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Fema paid a newly created Florida company for tarps to help the thousands of beings left homeless after Hurricane Maria, but the company couldnt deliver After Hurricane Maria marred dozens of thousands of residences in Puerto Rico, a newly founded Florida company with an unproven account triumphed more than $30 m in contracts from the […]

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Six weeks after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans still waiting for help from Fema

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Federal agency still hobbled by deficiency of electricity and reliable cell and internet services stopping Puerto Ricans from coming the help they desperately need Online aid forms that can’t be filled out because there’s no internet. Follow-up announces missed because cellphones can’t get a signal. Federal officials who can’t speak Spanish and leave genealogies waiting […]

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Hurricane Maria pushes Puerto Rico’s struggling hospitals to crisis point

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The health infrastructure was already in crisis before Hurricane Maria now a majority of small island developing 69 infirmaries are without energy or oil for generators Since Puerto Rico has been divested naked: in much of the island all that remains upholding are concrete designs and trees flayed to the bark. Streets are hushed but […]

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