Six months after Hurricane Maria wreaked destruction across Puerto Rico, only a fraction of the $23 billion appropriated by Congress for storm relief has actually been spent in the U.S. territory. See photos.
It’s been more than four months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and nearly half a million customers are still without power, the Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.
D.C. celebrity chef Jose Andres has helped provide more than 3 million warm meals to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Maria Mercedes Olivieri’s sister packed up their 92-year-old mother, an uncle, 95, and his 93-year-old wife and took refuge in Virginia after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico.
A Virginia Beach-based charity is teaming up with the Clinton Foundation and others to bring solar power to the storm-ravaged Caribbean.
More than seven weeks after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico, the conditions on the island are still grim. Two dozen officers from the Prince William County Police Department have headed to the storm-ravaged island this week to help provide on-the-ground help with recovery efforts.
The head of Puerto Rico’s power company said Sunday the agency is cancelling its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings.
Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, residents are still struggling to get the basics: power and water, food and medicine. But some count themselves lucky to have escaped the harsher effects of the storm.
A little over a month since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, recovery efforts continue on the U.S. island territory. See photos.
With flights returning to the island territory, people in the D.C. area with connections to Puerto Rico are again catching flights to the storm-ravaged area. Here’s what they’ve seen.
A 12-year-old girl from Prince George’s County has collected drinking water for Puerto Rico residents as a birthday present to herself. “I’m happy, because I can help other people,” she told WTOP.
Fifteen members of the Maryland National Guard will be deploying to Puerto Rico to help purify and distribute drinking water to remote areas of the island devastated by Hurricane Maria.
About 30 dogs from hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico have arrived in Maryland, and will likely go up for adoption in a few weeks.
After several weeks of criticism over his administration’s response to aiding Puerto Rico, President Trump tweeted that the federal relief efforts may soon end on the island.
Puerto Rico’s central government and various municipalities and other local governments are suffering unsustainable cash shortfalls as Maria has choked off revenues and strained resources.