Tuesday, September 18, 2018

PUERTO RICO: Water for Hurricane Survivors Left on Airport Runway - ONLINE ACTION

Amnesty International, USA, September 18, 2018.

 Sept On 11 September, Abdiel Santana, a police officer in Puerto Rico shared pictures on his Facebook account of what he said were almost a million boxes of water left on an airport runway. CBS News confirmed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has acknowledged that millions of water bottles meant for survivors of Hurricane Maria were left undistributed at an airport in Puerto Rico for more than a year.

Amnesty International is demanding that the Puerto Rican and US federal authorities initiate an independent investigation into the authorities' response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, which cost 2,975 lives.