Got paper towels? Remembering the people of Puerto Rico and the true death toll

More deaths than 9/11…..”A new study in The New England Journal of Medicine, conducted in part by researchers at Harvard, sheds new light on what’s really happened on the island. The team found that more than 4,600 deaths were potentially attributable to the hurricane, a 70-fold increase over official estimates. The survey also measured high rates of migration among people displaced by the storm and, after it passed, long periods when residents faced a loss of basic services.”

New Warning: FEMA admits it’s ‘short a few thousand employees’ as hurricane season begins: Think Progress

The True Scope of the Disaster in Puerto Rico

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