'Situation Is Complicated' In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria, Aid Worker Says05:48
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People wait in line at an ATM to withdraw money in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 25, 2017, where a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew has been imposed following Hurricane Maria's impact on the island. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)
People wait in line at an ATM to withdraw money in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 25, 2017, where a 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew has been imposed following Hurricane Maria's impact on the island. (Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)
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There is no power in Puerto Rico, many areas are without running water and food is scarce a week after Hurricane Maria. Aid workers say they are coordinating supplies to deliver to those in need, but there are many challenges in their way, including inaccessible roads.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson checks in with Michael Fernandez, executive director of CARAS, a nonprofit based in Puerto Rico.

This segment aired on September 26, 2017.

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