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Midstate-based disaster relief organization renewing efforts in Puerto Rico following earthquakes

Mennonite Disaster Service has been helping people on the island since Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory more than two years ago.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Months after blowing deadline, Trump Administration lifts hold on Puerto Rico aid

The tranche of money, more than $8 billion, is allocated through a Department of Housing and Urban Development disaster recovery fund.

Philly Boricuas rally to help Puerto Rican quake victims, one backpack at a time

A grassroots collective of Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia is asking for donations of 1,500 emergency preparedness backpacks that will be sent to local nonprofits in areas on the island hit hardest by the quakes.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

Scores of people in Puerto Rico remain without shelter, power days after 6.4 quake

Some quake victims are sleeping outside out of fear that their homes are unsafe and uninhabitable.