How a Village in Puerto Rico Is Taking Hurricane Recovery Into Its Own Hands

The small Puerto Rican village of Mariana was especially hard hit by Hurricane Maria. For weeks, there was no sign of government help. The townspeople, desperate for any aid, painted a giant SOS sign in the street in hopes that someone would come to their rescue.


Now, months after the storm, the Mariana community has found a way to band together and take its recovery into its own hands.

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