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People are living in homes where roofs, windows, even walls are missing, using blue tarps to keep the elements at bay. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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Virgin Islands Still Recovering From 2017 Hurricanes As New Season Begins

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Traffic backed up on Interstate 75 in Jennings, Fla., near the Florida/Georgia state line as people fled Hurricane Irma on Sept. 8, 2017. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Lessons From Hurricane Irma: When To Evacuate And When To Shelter In Place

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Rafaela Serrano's house in the municipality of Caguas is still roofless eight months after Hurricane Maria. Countless homes on the island remain damaged two weeks before the start of the next hurricane season. Adrian Florido/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rico Officials Say They're Ready For Hurricane Season, But Worries Mount

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View of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, on April 18, 2018, after a major failure knocked out the electricity leaving the entire island without power, again. The electricity was eventually restored, but 1.5 percent of customers have had no power in the eight months since Hurricane Maria destroyed the electrical grid. Jose Jimenez/Getty Images hide caption

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