Woman in bandana leans over jars of green beans with permanent marker, writing on tops

Four months of food aid in Puerto Rico brought too much salt and sugar, say some recipients


FEMA sent 57 million meals to Puerto Rico in the four months after Hurricane Maria. The Queer Kitchen Brigade sent just 400 jars of produce, but they are hoping to impact the kinds of food people in prolonged disaster relief can expect.

A man is standing in front of an audience pointing at something. A woman stands next to the man.

After the California wildfires, community leaders are trying to rebuild homes — and trust in government agencies

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter delivers cargo to the hospital ship USNS Comfort as the ship is underway in support of humanitarian relief operations to help those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico on October 1, 2017.

A fly-along with relief workers in Puerto Rico

People carry containers that will be filled with water from a tank truck at an area hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2017.

Trump lifts Jones Act, allowing more aid shipments to reach suffering Puerto Rico

Hurricane Harvey flooding

Experts say US must do more flood mitigation to prevent future disasters