To point to an example of grid resiliency developed and deployed right here in our region, lets take a look at Okracoke Island.
FLORIDO: We're standing in the house, but the roof is wide open. President Obama commuted his sentence in January. It's the same with petrol stations.
Many people still have not been able to contact their friends and families.
'I will go with Maria on Monday, so we will both be helping out. We need a president willing to give this crisis the attention it deserves.
"With Puerto Rico, he didn't even try", Mark-Viverito said. Immediately after Hurricane Maria, I urged the Trump administration to create a Presidential Task Force - similar to the one that was created in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - to coordinate and support the reconstruction efforts in Puerto Rico and other states and territories that were hit by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey. To put that in perspective, it's roughly four times the amount that fell in Roanoke, over four days, producing the flood of 1985.
"You see that behind it all, Donald Trump is still a bully".
FLORIDO: She's glad to be getting the tarp soon, but there was no relief in Gloria Agosto's voice. Which has led some people to try tapping hazardous waste sites just to get any water (which can, of course, lead to severe health problems).
Only nine percent of Puerto Ricans had electricity as of Oct. 13. The integrated solar aspect of each of these systems could also help to drive down costs for residents by allowing them to become more self-sufficient and less dependent upon imported fossil fuels. Today, the Louisiana city's population is 20% less than it was before Katrina hit.
Speaking to the Donegal News, Helena said because she is a qualified meteorologist, she always thought she would have liked to experience a hurricane, until one actually stormed through her neighbourhood. They want to help bust stereotypes about marijuana and focus on medicinal properties to combat such conditions as chronic pain, nausea, seizures and glaucoma. "El Salvador was the start of it".
Pets that weigh more than 20 pounds are reportedly banned from flying.
Water treatment requires electricity; thus, the flow from taps is greatly hampered. Erick's mom, a teacher who lives in San Juan, and at least 14 other uncles, aunts and cousins are still there. As a result, nonprofits like Wings of Rescue are trying to pick up the pieces.
Sylvie Bedrosian, president of Pet Friendly Puerto Rico, told The Daily Beast that, as she understands it, planes arrive full of supplies but then, after dropping them off, leave nearly empty.
"Obviously, the program is new and different and it might speak to a certain crowd".
'I'm the only tennis player from Puerto Rico, so I don't really have that many people backing me.