WXXI AM News

Connections: Updates from the Puerto Rican community after the devastation of Hurricane Maria

Sep 27, 2017

We sit down with members of the Puerto Rican community to discuss what is needed most after Hurricane Maria. They share their stories of trying to reach family and friends on the island. We also discuss ways we can help during this crisis. Our guests:

  • Patricia Cruz-Irving, director of development and communications, Ibero American Action League
  • Isabel Cordova, historian and associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science, Nazareth College
  • Maria Delgado, nurse whose husband is volunteering with the Department of Health and Human Services' Disaster Medical Assistance Team in Puerto Rico

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