Oxfam and two local partners are distributing long-lasting water filters in communities where Hurricane Maria damaged water supplies.
As diplomats met for a largely technical two week gathering, civil society pushed the world to do more to confront the climate crisis.
‘We don’t lose the battle easily,’ said one resident determined to look forward—not back.
Electricity might be in short supply in this mountain community, but Hurricane Maria untapped a torrent of ingenuity in Casa Pueblo, a local non-profit group.
In Puerto Rico, a shortage of tarps and electricity means the misery continues for storm-weary people
Almost four weeks after Hurricane Maria caused widespread destruction on the island, emergency conditions have yet to ease for many people. And mold, coupled with the rainy season, is beginning to cause a new set of dangers.
Hurricane Maria destroyed their homes and cut off their electricity – as the crisis wears on, elderly people in Puerto Rico face increasing risks and dangers.