It’s been six months since Hurricane Maria’s 155 mph winds plowed through Puerto Rico, leaving the island severely crippled and desperate for help.
The storm — which knocked out all power and most cellphone service — was the worst disaster ever to hit the Caribbean island, home to 3.4 million American citizens.
The island is still a long way from recovery. Federal workers there are still in emergency mode: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is still distributing food and water supplies; the Army Corps of Engineers is still picking up hurricane debris and installing blue roofs on damaged homes.
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