FEMA Blamed Delays In Puerto Rico On Maria; Agency Records Tell Another Story

U.S. Army soldiers in Puerto Rico unload food on Oct. 17, 2017. Nearly a month after Hurricane Maria hit, the federal government was still delivering basic supplies, like food and water.

Internal documents shed light on the federal government’s slow response to Hurricane Maria: FEMA failed to get enough supplies to Puerto Rico before the storm and then scrambled to supply them after.

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Source: NPR