Situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is well-acquainted with tropical storms and hurricanes. Hurricane Fiona hit the island of Puerto Rico on Sunday, September 18, 2022. President Biden has since declared a state of emergency on the island and ordered federal assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Guard. Click above for the full brief including the impacts of this crisis on higher education.
Written by: Tej Munshi, Alexa Frain, and Amelia Solum