Friday, 20 October, 2017

Mass. police officers head to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane relief

Mass. police officers head to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane relief Mass. police officers head to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane relief
Marta Holmes | 09 October, 2017, 00:34

"This mission in particular is important and close to our hearts because we have family", he said.

"We are using federal grants for the deployment so that there is no impact to Jersey City tax payers, but at the same, time we can continue to be supportive", Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said.

Volunteers can be heard cheering and clapping as the supplies come in.

The first rotation of officers left from Logan Airport Saturday to help with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. After unloading the cars, they organize the donations, which range from cans of food and baby diapers, to toiletries and cases of water.

Medina helped organize North Carolina for Puerto Rico.

"We want them to know our door is open and all of us at Eastern Florida are ready to help them anyway we can".

"The vice president has a deep understanding that although a lot of the efforts are going on, there is still a lot to be done here in Puerto Rico", Rossello said.

The governor said he will reiterate to a congressional delegation visiting Puerto Rico today the need for urgent action, due to the magnitude of the challenges.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida and across the US are arriving on the island to join local Scientologists in helping the island cope and pull through this awful disaster.

Save the Children has reported that there are "children's spaces" being constructed inside of shelters that will give children a sense of normalcy while they wait to return to school. Puerto Rico has been left with a humanitarian crisis after sitting through the Category 5 hurricane for over thirty hours.

The Central Florida community is coming together to get results, collecting much needed aid and sending hope to the people of Puerto Rico.

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