Trump: US 'will not rest' until Puerto Ricans are safe

Gov. Scott to travel to Puerto Rico to assist in response, recovery efforts

"That last mile is a coordinated sequence process to be able to get to the points of distribution". Policy analysts have long understood this; for instance, a 1991 Regulation article by Federal Maritime Commission member Rob Quartel chastised the law for creating "America's Welfare Queen Fleet". The additional demand for replacement vehicles may dent the inventory but the huge available stock is far in excess of likely replacement demand. The staffer told us they'd have to run it up two chains of command before medications could be distributed.

Companies are stepping up to rebuild Puerto Rico. International data show that as ships age, they become more dangerous for their crew.

"I am begging, begging anyone that can hear us, to save us from dying", Cruz said at a news conference, her voice breaking with rage.

Critics say the White House has been slow to respond and is portraying the situation in Puerto Rico as better than it really is. "10,000 Federal workers now on Island doing a fantastic job".

Republicans and Democrats have pushed Trump to waive the Jones Act, saying it could help get desperately needed supplies delivered to the island more quickly and at less cost. "I don't even want to think about it".

It is too soon to realise the full impact of these hurricanes but we can start to assess the likely impact on the US aluminium market. John McCain's unsuccessful 2015 bill. However, the problem isn't getting goods on the water, it's moving them inland once they arrive, according to the executive director of the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), a nonprofit group which connects logistics resources with organizations involved in disaster recovery efforts.

Hours-long lines have been the norm at island gas stations as people scramble to find fuel for generators and cars.

Cruz, the San Juan Mayor, confirmed that 3,000 containers of supplies were stuck in the city's port because of disagreements over how the aid should be distributed. The company will donate another $4.3 million to help with recovery.

David Campbell is an associate professor of public administration at Binghamton University, State University of New York, and previously served on Charity Navigator's Academic Advisory Board and on the board of the United Way of New York State from 2012-14.

Speaking on CNN's The Situation Room on Thursday, Gupta said that many hospitals listed as operational had no satellite phones, no access to medications, and were unable to admit patients.

The main airport in Puerto Rico still has only limited commercial passenger service. The results that we've had with respect to loss of life. In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, which wreaked havoc along the East Coast in 2012, New Jersey's Republican governor, Chris Christie, praised Democratic President Barack Obama for his personal attention and compassion at a joint press conference.

The President highlighted some of the massive devastation that has played out in the nine days since Hurricane Maria hit.

"We're replaying a scene from Katrina in deploying the Department of Defense in helping the people of Puerto Rico", Honore said in an interview with NPR.

One floor down from Vazquez, Santos Medina rested his head on his left hand as he sat in a rusted wheelchair, empty medicine vials strewn on the table at his elbow.

Officials from FEMA arrived in town Friday, and residents peppered them with questions: When will supplies come?

People who sign the promissory notes are effectively taking out a loan from the U.S. government.


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