PBS NewsHour

Puerto Rico school becomes hub for community in need

Clip: 10/06/2017 | 7m 21s | Video has closed captioning.

Hurricane Maria has taken a toll on Puerto Rico’s power grid and water supply, but for children, school closures and isolation from friends presents a daily reminder of the storm's devastation. For a working class community outside San Juan, schools have become spaces of refuge where people can access food, medicine and psychological support. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports.

Aired: 10/06/17

Rating: NR

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