Photos: Puerto Rico devastated in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria
The president and first lady visit the U.S. island recovering from Hurricane Maria, which blew ashore Sept. 20. They met with local and federal officials working to restore power and deliver food and supplies to Puerto Rico’s 3.4 million people.
Oct. 3, 2017Residents watch as Air Force One transporting President Trump lands in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in a visit to areas affected by Hurricane Maria.Alvin Baez/Reuters
After the Category 4 hurricane slammed into Puerto Rico, many of the more than 3.4 million U.S. citizens in the territory were still without adequate food, water and fuel. Flights off the island were infrequent, communications were spotty and roads were clogged with debris.