Puerto Rico

How chef José Andrés feeds the storm-stricken Bahamas

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In this PBS NewsHour lesson, find out why José Andrés, now a Nobel Prize nominee, decided to create an organization focused on providing homemade meals to people in disaster zones. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Climate change and the 2017 hurricane season

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, students study the storms which ravaged the southeastern region of the U.S. and the Caribbean during the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season and look at the role climate change plays in extreme weather events. Continue reading

Puerto Rico: What is the role of the federal government after a disaster?

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This PBS NewsHour Extra video lesson explores Hurricane Maria which struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, resulting in an emergency situation for the three and half million American citizens on the island. Continue reading

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