Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico, Caribbean — here's how to help


Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning, destroying homes as rain, powerful winds, and floods devastated the island. 

SEE ALSO: Hurricane Maria rocks Puerto Rico as island’s strongest storm in modern history

The storm is moving northwest tonight, but Puerto Rico has been badly battered. The mayor of San Juan, the country’s capital, said the city could go “four to six months without electricity.”

Here’s how you can help far from the eye of the storm.

Give to charities

The American Red Cross is busy getting supplies to Puerto Rico. Other organizations helping Puerto Rico and other Caribbean nations include Global Giving, UNICEF, Save the Children, and Catholic Charities. Read more…

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