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Mayor Adams' Statement on Hurricane Fiona Destruction in Puerto Rico

September 20, 2022

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement after Hurricane Fiona ripped through Puerto Rico:

“We call Puerto Rico our sixth borough, and as Hurricane Fiona leaves behind a path of destruction, our administration stands ready to provide all of the support and aid our brothers and sisters need. An initial team of New York City emergency management specialists is being deployed today to assess the damage and determine how we can best help. Based on initial reports, we are also looking at possibly readying a larger multi-agency team to deploy in the coming days. We are in constant contact with those on the ground and are determining how we can be most helpful in the days and weeks ahead.”


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