Hurricane Maria : Jennifer Lopez donates a million dollars to Puerto Rico - Gala

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Millions of residents still do not have electricity.

Trump tweeted about sports 17 times between Saturday and Monday morning.

"Whatever relief package we have, whatever impact we have, we are USA citizens", Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said. The trend did not go unnoticed.

Last week, Maria made landfall with winds of 155 miles per hour, knocking out power to almost all of the 3.5 million residents of the US territory.

Pacione-Zayas blamed the widespread power outages and lack of phone service in Puerto Rico on the USA commonwealth's financial crisis, which has made handling the storm more hard.

The loss of so numerous islands homegrown crops will likely affect the food supply for months to come, forcing Puerto Rico to import even more food.

Puerto Rico has completely lost power, and is being subjected to heavy rain and flooding, with possible mudslides. "There is going to be a hefty toll for us to make sure that we can reestablish normalcy and build Puerto Rico back stronger", the Governor said.

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Much of the U.S. commonwealth is without power and many residents are without running water.

Quiles said she has been constantly monitoring news reports, which say the electric grid in parts of Puerto Rico "has collapsed" and the hurricane force caused wind turbines to explode. "It can't be minimized and we can't start overlooking us now that the storm passed, because the danger lurks".

According to CNN, it is reported that there are at least 10 people who were confirmed to have died during the event.

Federal agencies trying to provide emergency response are finding it hard to safely access the island, with airports and harbors suffering severe damage.

Congress must also "swiftly" pass a relief package, she said in a statement.

Much of the damage from Maria will affect the island for months to come - maybe even longer. Medical facilities are in precarious shape, more than 80 percent of the island is without water service, and it could take months to restore power to the island.

The military has focused primarily on conducting search and rescue operations, delivering life-sustaining supplies and providing generators and fuel to power critical infrastructure such as water treatment facilities and hospitals, Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said Monday.

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