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Hurricane Maria / The Islands / Puerto Rico / Mayor Interview #1116244

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The flooding in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria introduced; flood water shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; San Juan: Nick Paton Walsh) The impact of the storm on Puerto Rico, which is without electricity for 4-6 months, meaning everything has changed discussed; inset & full flood scenes shown. The hopes for the airport to open soon to get in supplies & aid assistance discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The reaction of San Juan's Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz to the hurricane damage presented; inset flooding shown. [CRUZ - says people will have to move on: the old San Juan is no longer there.] [In CNN interview, CRUZ - says we are seeing a totally different San Juan: devastation, the need to rebuild: we need help from the outside world; speaks about the needs of the people, especially medical patients & the newborn, about the resilience to reconstruct & rebuild.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Walsh, Nick Paton

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