(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF CNN)
Puerto Ricans scramble for food and water 3 weeks after Maria
Weeks after Maria, survivors scramble for food and water
- Ninety-one percent are without power on US commonwealth
- More than 36,000 Puerto Ricans have gone to Florida since October 3
(CNN)Thousands have fled Puerto Rico in the three weeks since Hurricane Maria hit, but for the millions remaining the struggle for life’s basic necessities seems to be never-ending.
Many travel hours in search of food and bottled water, only to find empty shelves at most grocery stores.
“I’ve never seen this in my life, never in my life,” Emma Ramirez told CNN affiliate WAPA.
Fuel shortages made it difficult to deliver food in the first days after the hurricane, forcing many stores to close. They have since…
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