Voices For Puerto Rico

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Biography: VOICES FOR PUERTO RICO  (Voces por Puerto Rico) is a nationwide grassroots humanitarian and nonpartisan initiative by Puerto Rican artists and influencers residing in the US to support rural and/or disconnected local communities affected in... read on
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on NYTimes: Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm ‘Destroyed Us’
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Sep 21, 2017

Puerto Rico remained in the throes of chaos and devastation Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane Maria continued to dump rain on the island — up to three feet in some areas.

Flash flood warnings persisted, according to the National Hurricane Center, with “catastrophic” flooding “especially in areas of mountainous terrain.”

The strikingly powerful storm had rendered an estimated 3.4 million people without power, and with the territory’s energy grid all but destroyed, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló predicted a long period of recovery. Anxious relatives in the mainland United States and elsewhere took to social media in an effort to find news of their loved ones.

Read full article, here.

Images by Visura member Erika P. Rodríguez  for the New York Times/ Puerto Rico

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