Puerto Rico's Recovery Efforts Contin...

Puerto Rico's Recovery Efforts Continue a Half Year After Hurricane Maria

Monday Apr 16 Read more: Teen Vogue

It's been over six months since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, causing the longest blackout in U.S. history after furious stormwinds of up to 155 miles per hour demolished the archipelago's power grid, leaving the entirety of its nearly . Cell towers were rendered obsolete, thousands were left without livable homes, communities were isolated by devastated infrastructure, and access to basic necessities At face value, the island has improved since the initial impact and recovery efforts that followed.

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