Puerto Rico

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Landslide-affected road
Since 2017, when rainfall from Hurricane Maria triggered landslides, USGS, UPRM, the Natural Hazards Center, and community leaders have worked together to create communication materials, a landslide forecasting network, and—most importantly—trust.
Natural Hazards Center
Collapsed house
“Refuse to glorify resilience; demand accountability.” Thus reads a meme on Puerto Rican social media, the background image a house with a wind-battered roof, a combination of rusted tin and ragged palm tree leaves.
Union of South American Nations
Collapsed electric posts along the highway after Typhoon Haima
Five years after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, Hurricane Fiona has killed at least four people, caused widespread flooding and left hundreds of thousands of residents without water or power.
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