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Resources for Those Seeking to Help Hurricane Maria Victims


U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo by Kris Grogan

Homes lay in ruin in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, September 23, 2017.

September 26, 2017

We stand with our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as they seek to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. People in the islands are enduring an unbearable situation -- shortages of food, water, and gas; long lines to access other basic necessities; hospitals working well below full capacity; and very limited communications. We hope the federal government moves to swiftly deliver aid to alleviate this crisis. In addition, individuals can also help using the resources found in the articles below.

How to Help Puerto Rico and Other Islands After Hurricane Maria (New York Times)

Here’s How You Can Help People In Puerto Rico (Huffington Post)

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