SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | US report criticizes FEMA response to Maria in Puerto Rico
NonProfit University Blog
SEPTEMBER 4, 2018
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A federal report has found that problems including staff shortages and lack of trained personnel slowed the U.S. government response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The report also stated there were logistical challenges given Puerto Rico’s location and noted that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had to assume many responsibilities of the local government given the loss of power and communications.