January 22 2018

Eerie satellite photos show Puerto Rico is still in darkness

January 22 2018, 11:50 | Van Peters

Washed out

Washed out

"There is no more agriculture in Puerto Rico". They're out here in the middle of the ocean.

The U.S. Department of Energy says its deployed agents to assess damage and begin grid restoration efforts.

Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler at Enki Research, told Reuters that the storm had caused an estimated $30 billion of damage and lost economic activity in Puerto Rico.

On a trip to Puerto Rico on Monday, USCG Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft told Politico that the service suffered almost $400 million in damage during Hurricane Harvey and as much as another $600 million in Hurricanes Irma and Maria - bringing the total fix bill in the neighborhood of $1 billion.

Federal agencies trying to provide emergency response are finding it hard to safely access the island, with airports and harbors suffering severe damage.

Over Saturday and Sunday, Hope Dove Inc. Less than a week after Hurricane Maria-a Category 4 storm-hit Puerto Rico head on, leaders in the community are describing "apocalyptic" conditions.

"Two [Category] 5 hurricanes come through, 12 days apart", Mapp told reporters in St. Croix. "We need the government to be more proactive". "We have half a million servings of food and other resources", he said.

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) is unable to bring power back to the island on its own. "They might not have much food or clean water to last them the week".

She was in Puerto Rico visiting, but left the day before Hurricane Irma hit.

Maria followed through the Caribbean less than two weeks later, also a Category 5 storm, further trashing the already ravaged US territories. "Otherwise, there will be. a massive exodus to the [mainland] United States". Popular provides retail, mortgage and commercial banking services through its principal banking subsidiary, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, as well as auto and equipment leasing and financing, investment banking, broker-dealer and insurance services through specialized subsidiaries. Focus on the Virgin Islands.

Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert, along with Brock Long, and administrator for FEMA, are slated to land on the island Monday, according to White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders.

"Let me tell you something".

Major League Baseball also plans to fund travel for doctors and medical personnel to help them provide assistance to those in need.

The announcement is from Rey's wife Jessica; she is a lifelong West Seattle resident and explains that Rey moved here when they got married 15 years ago.

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