A torn American flag flies from a fence on September 27, 2017 in Morovis, Puerto Rico, from Hurricane Maria’s pass through the area. Puerto Rico experienced widespread, severe damage including most of the electrical, gas and water grids as well as agricultural destruction after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through.
A torn American flag flies from a fence on September 27, 2017 in Morovis, Puerto Rico, from Hurricane Maria’s pass through the area. Puerto Rico experienced widespread, severe damage including most of the electrical, gas and water grids as well as agricultural destruction after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through. JOE RAEDLE GETTY
A torn American flag flies from a fence on September 27, 2017 in Morovis, Puerto Rico, from Hurricane Maria’s pass through the area. Puerto Rico experienced widespread, severe damage including most of the electrical, gas and water grids as well as agricultural destruction after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane, passed through. JOE RAEDLE GETTY

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    Workers from an organization called Mountain Point provide drug-users with packets of clean syringes, mounds of antibacterial wipes and rolls of gauze from a dwindling supply. Their goal in the wake of the storm is to keep opioid users in Puerto Rico free from deadly diseases they could get from injecting drugs.