U.S. agency says will keep providing water, other essentials in Puerto Rico

U.S. agency says will keep providing water, other essentials in Puerto RicoBy Nick Brown NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday it would continue providing water, meals and other essentials to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico despite earlier reports its humanitarian mission in the U.S. territory would end on Wednesday. “There was never, and is not now, a decision to stop distributing commodities on the island,” FEMA said in a written statement on Wednesday evening. Puerto Rico is struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, which hit on Sept. 20.



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