Response Updates

Prolonged Drought Launches Puerto Rico’s Need for Water

Puerto Rico Reported by Convoy of Hope
A Convoy of Hope volunteer distributes water

A prolonged drought in Puerto Rico has created severe water shortages for residents. Due to strict rationing, many are without regular running water. The situation was recently declared a state of emergency by Wanda Vázquez, the island’s governor.

Convoy of Hope has initiated a response in Puerto Rico. Containers full of water are shipping to the island, where our staff will distribute the product and get cases of water to families in need. Convoy of Hope’s team in Puerto Rico has been extremely active in recent months after several earthquakes caused millions of dollars in damage.

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