Doomsday prepper donates all of his food to Puerto Rico hurricane victims - Yahoo7 News

A New Jersey man who spent decades preparing his home for doomsday is donating all of his stored food to families affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Joseph Badame lost his wife and was in the process of losing his Medford home when the ...

VP Pence Visits VI, Tours Hurricane Damage - St, Thomas Source

Gov Kenneth Mapp greets Vice President Mike Pence when he arrives on St. Croix. (Government House photo). Vice President Michael R. Pence arrived in the Virgin Islands Friday morning to see the state of the damage from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and ...

Google to restore cell phone service in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico with balloons - Daily Sabah

In this June 10, 2013 photo released by Jon Shenk, a Google balloon sails through the air with the Southern Alps mountains in the background, in Tekapo, New Zealand. (AP Photo). Related Articles. Americas You've thrown our budget a little out of whack, ...

Sacramentans finally hear from Puerto Rican family - ABC10

A Sacramento man found himself in that situation after Hurricane Maria hit his home of Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. (Oct. 6, 2017). Becca Habegger, KXTV 11:37 PM. PDT October 06, 2017. Jose Luis Medina II and his wife Mildred Ortiz Medina live in the ...

LETTERS: “We do not hear a word about aid.” - Daytona Beach News-Journal

We are constantly being fed updates on the situation in Puerto Rico, and the aid being sent there, but not one word about the U.S. Virgin Islands. St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas are all part of the United States. No more and no less than Puerto Rico.

Hurricane Maria: Tech giants Google and Tesla offer support to struggling Puerto Rico - ABC Online

US authorities have approved Alphabet Inc's application to use its experimental Project Loon balloons to provide emergency mobile phone service to disaster-stricken Puerto Rico, as Tesla said it would send more battery supplies. In the aftermath of ...

SUNY approves in-state tuition for students in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands - My Twin Tiers.com

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The SUNY Board of Trustees unanimously approved in-state tuition for students from Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands displaced by the hurricanes on Friday. This decision to offer in-state tuition this semester to students from ...

VP Mike Pence tours islands wrecked by Hurricane Maria - Sacramento Bee

Surveying the twisted metal wreckage in one San Juan neighborhood, Vice President Mike Pence came face-to-face with Puerto Rico's post-hurricane urgency. "If you're going to help us, it's got to be now," a bearded young man told Pence as the vice ...

Helping Puerto Rico will take time - Miami Herald

More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, Congress and the Trump administration still don't seem to realize the magnitude of the disaster or what it will take to restore normal conditions on the stricken U.S. territory ...

Cell service is out in 83 percent of Puerto Rico. Could these Google balloons fix it? - Miami Herald

The Federal Communications Commission has approved an application from Alphabet — Google's parent company — to fly Project Loon balloons over Puerto Rico in an effort to provide emergency cell coverage to the island, according to Reuters.

Destroyed Bridge Imperils Puerto Rican Village Cut Off by Hurricane - Voice of America

In the Puerto Rican village of San Lorenzo, where Hurricane Maria destroyed the two-lane concrete bridge connecting residents with the outside world, 95-year-old Rosa Maria Torres waits to be rescued. "If they don't move her out of here, she's going to ...

How to survive a hurricane: The lessons we should have learned from Katrina - CNN

Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré led Task Force Katrina in the aftermath of the hurricane that struck the Gulf Coast in 2005. Honoré is a senior scientist with The Gallup Organization and the author of "Survival: How a Culture of Preparedness Can Save You and ...

Keith Olbermann: 'It is inarguable that Trump hates the Puerto Ricans' - Raw Story

Keith Olbermann, veteran journalist and host of GQ's “The Resistance,” can't figure out why President Donald Trump went to Puerto Rico earlier this week and “pretend to care” about the citizens of the island territory. “It is now clear, it is ...

FDA: Drug shortages possible due to Puerto Rico power outage - WTHR

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, ...

Google to Use Balloons to Provide Puerto Rico Cell Service - U.S. News & World Report

FILE PHOTO - The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Picture Reuters. By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said late ...

Western Mass schools prepare to enroll students from Puerto Rico following hurricane - WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

Western Mass school districts are preparing to take in students from Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Holyoke, Springfield and Chicopee school districts are opening their doors to students who are not able to return back to school just yet ...

US says it welcomes Mexico's aid to Puerto Rico - Business Standard

The US Embassy in Mexico says it is grateful for the Mexican government's offer to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The embassy said today in a statement that "our governments have expressed their continued solidarity in the face of ...

FEMA scrubs negative data from Puerto Rico updates - Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

This GOES-16 geocolor image was captured as Category 4 Hurricane Maria made landfall near Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, around 6:15 a.m. EDT on September 20, 2017. Maria knocked out radar on the island just before the storm made landfall. With this critical ...

AUDIO: How to help US Virgin Islands Hurricane Relief - The Philadelphia Tribune

FREDERIKSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands —Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands is calling on fellow Americans to help with hurricane relief efforts in the american territory. “It's been a tremendous amount of devastation here in the ...

Hurricanes force hundreds of kids to flee to South Florida for school - Sun Sentinel

Some children are arriving without school supplies or English skills, some even without one or both of their parents. Hurricanes uprooted life as they know it and now South Florida schools must help them start over. Public schools across the tri-county ...