When Hurricane María slammed into Puerto Rico on September 20 it pushed the beleaguered island from crisis to disaster. The hurricane’s 150 MPH winds destroyed Puerto Rico’s trees, electricity, roads, bridges, and farms (yes, farms). There are no working hospitals, no fuel, no water, no power, no airport… and no food. The scale of the destruction and the suffering are unprecedented. Nonetheless, the disaster was entirely predictable.
|Place of Publication||Oakland, California, USA|
|Media of output||Online|
|Publication status||Published - 4 Oct 2017|
- Puerto Rico
- Hurricane Irma
- Hurricane María
- Jones-Shaffroth Act