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Is It Harder To Distribute Aid in Puerto Rico Than In Other Places? Houston Expert Says No

Posted on · Federal agencies may have had their individual emergency plans, but there was not a collaborative plan to administer a cohesive coordinated effort that would remediate Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands crisis, Houston Community College's Logistics expert says.

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WATCH: House Rep. Nydia Velázquez’s Heartbreaking Speech Asking For Urgent Help For Puerto Rico

Posted on · The New York Congresswoman, with personal ties to Puerto Rico, travelled to the devastated island last week, and along with other top Democrats asked House Speaker Paul Ryan to immediately move legislation to assist Puerto Ricans and the U.S. Virgin Islands. She spoke in English and Spanish.

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Houstonians Stepping Up To Help Recovery Efforts In Puerto Rico

Posted on · Just weeks before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, there was Harvey here in Houston. Is this a two-fold crisis for family and friends, dealing with both Harvey and Maria? We talk with Houstonians who say they’re worried about their family and friends there as the island begins to recover.