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Citing 'Alarming' Conditions, U.N. Report Faults U.S. Response in Puerto Rico

Oct 31, 2017 - The New York Times

GENEVA -- United Nations experts faulted the United States' response to hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico in a report on Monday, calling it ineffective and lagging far behind the support provided for storm-struck states on the mainland.

More than five weeks after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico with winds of up to 155 miles an hour, conditions remained ''alarming'' for the island's 3.5 million people, the group of 11 United Nations independent experts said, calling for a ''speedy and...