Hurricane Maria
Government, Business

House Disaster Package Includes $1.4 Billion for Roads

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Republican funding leaders in the U.S. House included $1.4 billion for road repairs in a $81 billion disaster aid measure unveiled this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

Building Resilient Communities Best Way to Reduce Risks, FEMA Chief Says

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The extreme weather events that destroyed vital infrastructure this year in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands illustrate the need to build resilient communities, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2017
Government, Logistics

Freight Firms Report Progress in Puerto Rico

Crowley Barge Crowley Maritime Corp.

The distribution of essential supplies and recovery kits is occurring in higher volumes, helping to improve conditions in Puerto Rico, according to two freight firms with operations in the U.S. territory.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 18, 2017