In addition to its many other devastating human consequences, Hurricane Maria left the island of Puerto Rico with its power grid in ruins. Power was knocked out throughout the island, with an estimated 80 percent of its transmission and distribution
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Primary School Hadjia Aicha Bah at Yimbaya Commune Matoto We are raising funds to teach Guinean people sustainable solutions through building a super sustainable library for primary school children. Pangea Builders is working with and teaching children at the primary
As governments, businesses, insurers and others tally the economic losses from this year’s natural catastrophes, some are already planning ahead for what’s next. About one-third of organizations see Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Typhoon Hato, the earthquakes in Mexico and other
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It’s part of a trial run for a larger post-disaster delivery system powered by drones. Three weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, aid workers are still struggling to deliver supplies like water and medicine–and if bad roads, fuel shortages,
An elderly woman in Puerto Rico is helpless as her husband’s body becomes a patchwork of ulcers and sores from Parkinson’s disease. Another woman risks respiratory disease from a mold-infested bedroom and destroyed roof. The snapshots come from American volunteers on the devastated
On September 20th, Hurricane Maria pummeled into the Puerto Rican coast with wind speeds of up to 150 miles per hour, deluging the entire island with rain and quickly pulverizing its energy grid. The entire island was left without power.
The impact of music can push forward a need for change and Lin-Manuel Miranda is the man to make it happen. Miranda joined forces with all-star Latin celebrities to release a new song and raise money for Puerto Rico after
The Smith fam is using fashion to help Puerto Rico.