Noelia Torres and Orlando Liam Bear,1, are awaiting to go to Orlando along with other who are in line to clear through security to catch a flight out of the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport on Sept. 26, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Noelia Torres and Orlando Liam Bear,1, are awaiting to go to Orlando along with other who are in line to clear through security to catch a flight out of the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport on Sept. 26, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle Getty Images
Noelia Torres and Orlando Liam Bear,1, are awaiting to go to Orlando along with other who are in line to clear through security to catch a flight out of the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport on Sept. 26, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle Getty Images

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  • In Puerto Rico, which has a long-running addiction crisis, the few programs that help addicts are struggling to provide services.

    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.