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Post Fiona recovery: Puerto Ricans await assistance amid power outages – National
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Post Fiona recovery: Puerto Ricans await assistance amid power outages – National

City worker Carmen Medina walked purposefully through the working-class community of Tranquility Village under a brutal sun, with clipboard, survey forms and pen in hand — part of a small army of officials trying to gauge the scope of disaster caused by Hurricane Fiona’s strike on Puerto Rico. She stopped at a white-and-seafoam green house and asked the owner to detail her losses in the storm that had flooded much of the town of Toa Baja.“Oh, my dear,” responded Margarita Ortiz, a 46-year-old house cleaner standing in a home that was nearly barren because so many flood-damaged belongings had already been discarded. Read more: Storm Fiona: Nova Scotia premier tours ‘heartbreaking’ aftermath in Cape Breton Read More ...