The territory's Federal Affairs Administration is asking people to now send emails.
- Contact the island's disaster relief team by emailing email@example.com
- Include your contact information and as much detailed information about your family member or friend as possible
Because of high volume, leaders are now requesting that people use email requests; however, they ask that you only send one email. The only exception is if the status of your loved one has changed.
- Call the Washington D.C. office at (202) 800-3133 or (202) 778-0710
You are also able to call a help desk in Washingon D.C. There, staffers are taking names, information, and numbers and developing plans to check those who remain unreachable as the island begins to recover.
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Other helpful tools
USA.gov is suggesting the following:
- Find family and friends via the American Red Cross. Your love ones can also list themselves as safe on this site
- Call the island's local radio station WIPR at (787) 777-0940
- Follow social media accounts that offer up-to-date information in Spanish. A full list of sites is located on their website