SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The federal government, in coordination with the government of Puerto Rico, is conducting air drops of food and water in municipalities based on Puerto Rico’s identified priorities. Air drops are occurring today in the following locations:
- Juana Diaz
- Las Piedras
- San Lorenzo
The Puerto Rico government, local governments, and their federal partners continuously evaluate the needs of Puerto Rico’s municipalities. Air drops, ground deliveries, and other methods of food and water distribution will continue until all needs are met.
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