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In Puerto Rico, lives depend on volunteer doctors and diesel generators

Reuters India Friday, 6 October 2017 ()
OROCOVIS, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - At a community center in Orocovis, an isolated agricultural town of 23,000 in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, six oxygen-dependent patients drew breath only with the help of the diesel generator powering their equipment.
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Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20th destroying roads, power and communication networks. Over two weeks later and hospitals are still solely relying on Diesel generators and volunteer physicians. Generators are failing at community centers, hospitals, clinics and shelters. Water is still...

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Kelly Paulsen @SenWarren @realDonaldTrump What can be done by others in office? We can’t depend on #meantweetspotus for saving lives in Puerto Rico. 12 hours ago


Anna Le Doux Where is #Trump? #Where are #US resources? | #PuertoRico, lives depend on #volunteer doctors https://t.co/3CMLdcmhTz #HumanRights #Americans 13 hours ago


Jim'sJunkBox Who's ready to stop work tomorrow until Puerto Rico gets the assistance they need? American lives depend on getting it done! 1 day ago


JP7916 Trump and his admin is an absolute disgrace. Please consider donating to help Puerto Rico. Lives depend on it. https://t.co/wLCeUOD1nR 1 day ago

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