FEMA: Federal assistance in Puerto Rico tops $1 billion

Saturday, December 09, 2017 11:57PM
Sandra Bookman has more on federal assistance to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.


SAN JUAN, Puerto RIco - FEMA now says federal assistance in Puerto Rico tops $1 billion.

The agency says it has helped more than 360,000 families on the island, while more than a million residents have registered for assistance.

The official death toll stands at 64.

A New York Times analysis found that more than 1,000 people likely died from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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