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Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico / Medical Facilities #1116556

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 29, 2017
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(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Anderson Cooper) What President Trump has said about the relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria introduced. [TRUMP - says we have done an incredible job & what we will do with the power plant: there is nothing.] [Yesterday, acting homeland Security Secretary Elaine DUKE - says she is satisfied; it is a good news story.] [San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin CRUZ††- says people's lives are at stake.]

(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(San Juan: Sanjay Gupta) The status of relief operations to help the medical sector & why things are slow featured; scenes shown the HHS tents, volunteer doctors from Direct Relief seeking supplies, a clinic needing medications.

(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Anderson Cooper, Sanjay Gupta) The lack of coordination in getting medical supplies to the clinics & hospitals, the communication problems, lack of medication, the shortages of power discussed. [Retired Gen. Russel HONORE - says we need more capacity for each hospital: more troops on the ground; outlines recommendations: open Walmart drug stores, AT&T cell towers for coordination, get industry working, the evacuation of vulnerable populations.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay;
Sanjay, Anderson Cooper,
Duration:
00:12:30

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