29 Sep '17, 2pm

In Shadow of Puerto Rico's Nightmare, Virgin Islands and Others Facing Intense Struggle

The aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Saint Martin. Netherlands Ministry of Defense In Shadow of Puerto Rico's Nightmare, Virgin Islands and Others Facing Intense Struggle By Julia Conley While much media attention has rightly been focused on the devastation in Puerto Rico this week as calls have grown louder for President Donald Trump to deploy more resources to help the recovery from Hurricane Maria , the White House's inaction has caused attention to be pulled away from the U.S. Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean that were also ravaged by the storm. Forty-eight thousand people in the U.S. Virgin Islands are without power following both Maria and Hurricane Irma , which made landfall two weeks earlier. More than 600 residents are still in shelters across St. John, St. Thomas, Water Island and St. Croix, which was spared much of the damage of Irma but overtaken b...

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People leaving Puerto Rico may never return. The territory’s population was already shrinking before the hurricane , and n...

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Army, DOD support Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts

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DoD, Partner Agencies Support Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief Efforts

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2017 — The Defense Department and partner agencies are supporting ongoing assessment and response op...