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Author: Gelin Gil Roman
View in FEMA Multimedia LibraryWhen drivers from Estes trucking arrived in Puerto Rico, little did they know the disaster would change their lives. As if delivering life-saving commodities to devastated communities wasn’t hard enough, the team came face to face with a totally unexpected challenge: bringing hope and a sense of normality to displaced children.After witnessing the destruction left by Hurricane María, something inspired the crewmembers to go beyond their logistics assignments. Asking around for additional ways to help survivors, they learned that several children’s...
Posted On: March 9, 2018
Author: Gelin Gil Roman
View in FEMA Multimedia LibraryAs Carmen Delgado hammers vigorously to knock down a wall, her brother José E. Delgado shovels and mixes concrete, while their father Don José Delgado works alongside to repair their two homes in the city’s Hato Abajo neighborhood. Their homes were severely damaged when Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico last September.“This young man,” said Carmen, pointing to her dad, “taught us that we can’t just sit and wait, but that we must get started and welcome whatever comes next.”Already equipped with the natural resiliency...
Posted On: February 23, 2018