PUBLISHED: 20 September 2022

Compare and Contrast: Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after leaving Puerto Rico with ‘catastrophic’ damage

CBC News

Hurricane Fiona roared over the Dominican Republic on Monday, a day after knocking out power to all of Puerto Rico and causing damage the governor described as “catastrophic.” Many people were also left without water service. The blow from Fiona was made more devastating because Puerto Rico has yet to recover from Hurricane Maria, which killed nearly 3,000 people and destroyed the power grid in 2017. Five years later, more than 3,000 homes on the island still have blue tarps for roofs. Click here to continue reading