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Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Can’t Call The United Nations For Help After Major Disasters … Like Hurricanes Irma and Maria

[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — After Hurricane Irma and then Maria tore through the Caribbean islands, the United Nations swung into action with helicopters, food drops and multimillion-dollar recovery plans. But even though both Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands were decimated by the hurricanes, they couldn’t call the U.N. – an expert in disaster […]