New York, New Jersey State Police land in Puerto Rico to assist with Fiona recovery

9/24/2022 11:25:00 PM

69 New Jersey State Troopers and a contingent of New York State Troopers will participate in a mission primarily focusing on humanitarian aid.

69 New Jersey State Troopers and a contingent of New York State Troopers will participate in a mission primarily focusing on humanitarian aid.

69 New Jersey State Troopers and a contingent of New York State Troopers will participate in a mission primarily focusing on humanitarian aid.

Credit: New Jersey State Police Half of Puerto Rico is without power more than five days after the hurricane struck — including an entire town where not a single work crew has arrived.The program will also introduce students to careers in climate change."Climate change is becoming a real reality," New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy, who spearheaded the initiative, told"ABC News Live" on Thursday.It made landfall in Canada overnight.

Many on the U.S.Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images New Jersey public school students will be the first in the country required to learn about climate change while in the classroom starting this school year.territory are angry and incredulous, and calls are growing for the ouster of the island's private electricity transmission and distribution company.Lessons will focus on how climate change has accelerated in recent decades and how it's impacted public health, human society, and contributed to natural disasters.NY charities sending supplies to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona Hurricane Fiona may have passed Puerto Rico, but the rebuilding process goes on in its aftermath.The new standards were adopted by the state's board of education in 2020, but because of the pandemic, the roll out was halted, giving educators and districts more time to prepare the lesson plans for all students in grades K-12.One local group is stepping in to help aid the storm's victims., that they come to the New Jersey state police to deploy and assist them," Col.

Fuel disruptions are worsening the situation, forcing grocery stores, gas stations, and other businesses to close and leaving apartment buildings in the dark because there is no diesel for generators.Lessons will focus on how climate change has accelerated in recent decades and how it's impacted public health, human society, and contributed to natural disasters.Whether it's sea level rise or microburst or algae blooms.Many are questioning why it is taking so long to restore power since Fiona was a Category 1 storm that did not affect the entire island, and whose rain — not wind — inflicted the greatest damage."It’s not normal," said Marcel Castro-Sitiriche, an electrical engineering professor at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez.Dallas Police Department/AFP via Getty Images, FILE "You can look around the world, whether it's Pakistan that has a third of the country under water right now, or wildfires raging across the United States, and droughts in Asia," said Murphy."They have not given a convincing explanation of what the problem is.Last month, President Joe Biden's Inflation Reduction Act was passed, which aims to tackle climate change and analysts believe that it can create as many as 1." The storm, which has transformed into a post-tropical cyclone, slammed into the Canadian Maritimes on Saturday afternoon, damaging homes with strong winds and rain.Whether it's sea level rise or microburst or algae blooms.The Hispanic Federation, based out of Manhattan, has been on the ground in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria five years ago, raising and investing over $50 million, while collaborating with over 100 local nonprofits but communities continue to struggle, and some are currently hard to reach.

With the Associated Press.."I want to make sure that the next generation of students and those who come after have the skill set necessary to be able to win and succeed at the incredible jobs that are going to be available as we all shift towards a greener economy," said Murphy.N.

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