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FEMA Administrator Brock Long (right) and Senator Marco Rubio (left) meet at the Convention Center in San Juan on Sep. 25, 2017, and talk about the response efforts taking place in Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Photo: Yuisa Rios/FEMA.

“After the devastating mismanagement of disaster recovery efforts across Puerto Rico, a mere resignation leaves us wanting,” the advocacy coalition, Power 4 Puerto Rico, said in a press release.

Electric service in Puerto Rico to take 4 months to be restored after Maria

 09/25/2017 - 04:05
Las autoridades reparten alimentos entre la población de San Juan, Puerto Rico,donde el huracán Maria ha dejado a miles de personas incomunicadas y sin acceso a electricidad ni agua corriente. EFE/Thais Llorca

The death toll in Puerto Rico has risen to at least 10 people after the passing of Hurricane Maria, the strongest hurricane to hit the island in 100 years. Millions of residents struggle to rebuild amid a major power outage and no access to telephone or running water. 

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