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# Hurricane Maria

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# maria
Donald Trump's latest claim is that Democrats plotted to inflate the Puerto Rico hurricane death count
A new investigation has put the death count at nearly 3,000 people.
# Puerto Rico
Trump criticised for hailing US response to Hurricane Maria last year as 'tremendous'
Hurricane Maria wreaked widespread devastation and killed almost 3,000 people last September.
# controversial figures
Puerto Rico government said 64 people died during Hurricane Maria. The actual number was 2,975
Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico in September 2017.
# Flooding
Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64
Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.
# Hurricane Maria
Puerto Rico's morgue is overflowing with unclaimed dead bodies after a storm nine months ago
Hurricane Maria struck the island 20 September.
# Puerto Rico
Death toll from Hurricane Maria likely to be 70 times official estimates
The government death toll was just 64, but researchers said today it could be 4,600.
# Hurricane Maria
Trump tells Puerto Rican hurricane survivors to be 'proud' and tosses paper towels at them
The president’s basketball style method of doling out supplies has attracted a lot of attention on social media.
# Donald Trump
After berating San Juan's mayor, Trump is visiting Puerto Rico
Trump wants to show that the federal government is on top of the daunting recovery effort.
# Puerto Rico
Donald Trump has dedicated a golf tournament victory to hurricane victims
The Presidents Cup was won by the USA.
# Hurricane Maria
Donald Trump has accused Puerto Ricans of wanting 'everything done for them'
The island has been left without electricity and running water due to two hurricanes hurtling across the island.
# puberme
Loads of celebs are posting cringey pics of themselves as teens to raise money for Puerto Rico
Stephen Colbert and Nick Kroll are donating $1000 each for every photo. Good eggs!
# Hurricane Maria
Trump defends response to Puerto Rico disaster as he plans visit to island
Trump has come under fire for tweeting repeatedly over the weekend about American football players kneeling during the national anthem while failing to mention Puerto Rico.
# Hurricane Maria
70,000 people ordered to evacuate homes after dam fails in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has been ravaged by the storm.
# US Coast Guard
Video captures dramatic rescue of woman and children from capsized boat following Hurricane Maria
The rescue took place amid 20-foot waves and 100-knot winds.
# Puerto Rico
'We have reports of complete devastation' - Hurricane Maria death toll rises to 33
Maria has been blamed for at least 33 deaths, including 15 in Dominica, three in Haiti and two in Guadeloupe.
# crumbling infrastructure
Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island
People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.
# category 5
Caribbean islands hit by 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria
“So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace,” Dominica’s Prime Minister said.
# Dangerous
'We'll have major difficulties': Concern as Hurricane Maria moves in on Caribbean
Maria has intensified to a Category Two.