The storm destroyed 80% of the island's coffee crop. It also revealed a hidden "gold mine."
Three years after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the island is still dealing with unreliable service and intermittent power outages, especially in rural areas.
The agency's acting chief and President Trump's nominee for the permanent job face questions as recovery from past disasters drags on.
“Every time we made contact with a community, we kept going back, and we kept going back, every day without missing a beat,” José Andrés says.
A new report by the Government Accounting Office doesn’t bode well for future disaster relief.
An executive chef in San Juan describes life in the food industry post-Hurricane Maria.
Thousands of families displaced by Hurricane Maria are living in hotels. The FEMA program that pays for that is about to end
Since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in September 2017, thousands of people have fled the island to come to the mainland. Many of them — some 1,600 families — have been staying at hotels paid for by the Transitional Shelter Assistance program from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. But the program will expire at the end of […]
Older evacuees in FEMA's transitional shelter program have special concerns when seeking affordable housing on the mainland.
In practical terms, the island has to prepare for the next big disaster.