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News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Puerto Rico Is in an Absolute Crisis

News channel or source: https://jezebel.com/puerto-rico-is-in-an-absolute-crisis-1818706203
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

The Guajataca Dam in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, which officials worry will break at any moment. Image via the AP. On top of decimated infrastructure, loss of 95 percent of cell service, and all power, officials are preparing now, on Sunday afternoon ...

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Puerto Rico dam fails; evacuations begin along Guajataca River

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/22/us/puerto-rico-guajataca-river-dam-evacuations/index.html
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Isabela has about 45,000 people, Quebradillas 25,000 people. The dam was constructed by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority to create a lake that provides drinking water to residents of the area, according to the US Geological Survey. CNN's Gisela ...

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Joy and relief greet Puerto Rico fuel deliveries after hurricane

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-joy-and-relief-greet-puerto-rico-fuel-deliveries-after-hurricane-2017-10
Publication date: onday 02 October 2017

QUEBRADILLAS, Puerto Rico, Oct 3 (Reuters) - When Nestor Rodriguez saw Puma Energy fuel tanker 333 pull into Puerto Rico's Quebradillas gas station at 12:37 p.m. on Monday, he bowed, raising his arms to the heavens. "I didn't know if it would come today ...

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Failing dam deepens the post-hurricane crisis in powerless Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-puerto-rico-dam-20170923-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

The evacuation of tens of thousands of residents who live near a failing dam in northwest Puerto Rico continued Saturday ... to residents of towns in the municipalities of Isabela and Quebradillas. The National Weather Service issued a flash-flood warning ...

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Puerto Rico dam failure 'imminent' after Hurricane Maria

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41368478
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

More than 70,000 people live in the nearby areas of Isabela and Quebradillas. At least 13 people have died since Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, knocking out power to the whole island. The Guajataca Dam, at the northern end of Lake Guajataca in the north ...

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Failed dam in Puerto Rico triggers floods in hurricane aftermath

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/failed-dam-puerto-rico-triggers-floods-hurricane-aftermath-article-1.3513516
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Puerto Rico was plunged into a new crisis Friday after a dam failed ... sent torrents of water rushing toward the towns of Isabella and Quebradillas. The floods threatened to inundate an area downstream that’s home to about 70,000 people.

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Puerto Rico Experiencing 'Apocalyptic' Devastation From Hurricane Maria

News channel or source: http://gothamist.com/2017/09/24/puerto_rico.php
Publication date: Sunday 24 September 2017

Puerto Rico is still reeling from the devastating effects of Hurricane ... There were also reports that the Guajataca dam in Quebradillas was in danger of collapsing and putting the lives of 70,000 people at risk, prompting mass evacuations.

News Puerto Rico » Quebradillas: Aid begins to flow to Puerto Rico, facing a growing humanitarian crisis in Maria's aftermath

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-dam-failing-puerto-rico-20170923-story.html
Publication date: Saturday 23 September 2017

"This is the first time we get this type of federal coordination," said Resident Commission Jenniffer Gonzalez, Puerto Rico's non-voting representative in Washington. A dam upstream of the towns of Quebradillas and Isabela in northwest Puerto Rico was ...