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Grist 50: 2019
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Hurricane Maria was so much worse than we thought
The fallout from Hurricane Maria is reigniting old conflicts in Puerto Rico.
The whole island of Puerto Rico went dark for the first time since Hurricane Maria.
Not in the plan
FEMA had a totally inadequate plan for dealing with Hurricane Maria.
Puerto Rico is closing a quarter of its schools and blaming it on Hurricane Maria, but teachers aren’t buying it.
six months later
Puerto Rico teenagers take post-Maria water safety into their own hands
Hurricane Maria hit women in Puerto Rico the hardest. And they’re the ones building it back.
turn over a new relief
Senators finally agreed on a deal to fund disaster relief. Is it too little, too late?
meals on deals
FEMA struck a deal with a company that failed to deliver enough meals to Puerto Rico.