In Puerto Rico, 22,000 people still have no electricity in advance of hurricane season, which begins June 1. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which was brought in to restore power after Hurricane Maria, is preparing to leave the island…
By PBS NewsHour
The island has had two major power outages in less than a week. Here's a look at where recovery stands.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded contracts for hurricane supplies without adequately researching whether winning bidders could deliver what they promised, according to a new investigation by Democrats on a Senate oversight committee.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
The administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency warned that Puerto Rico is not ready for another disaster.
By Danica Coto, Associated Press
By Patty Gorena Morales
The announcement came after an official erroneously said the agency would cut off food and water deliveries to the island, drawing criticism from lawmakers from both political parties.
Five months after Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston with record rainfall and 130 mph winds, 33,000 Texans are still displaced and living in temporary federal housing. Meanwhile, 80 percent of hurricane victims did not have flood insurance, and for many,…
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press
The confusion over Hawaii's raises questions about whether any state should be solely responsible for notifying the public of such an event.
By Audrey McAvoy and Caleb Jones, Associated Press
Hawaii has had the authority to cancel or retract warnings since 2012, when it applied for access to the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, FEMA said in a statement.
By Michael D. Regan
Thousands of people rallied in the nation’s capital on Sunday to protest conditions in Puerto Rico nearly two months after Hurricane Maria ravaged the U.S. territory, leaving millions of American citizens without basic services.
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