José Lopez & María Melendez are farmers that live just outside of the small mountain town of Orocovis, about 40 miles from San Juan.

In this conversation, Will speaks to José and María about their experiences rebuilding their house after the storm. José speaks about his experience working with FEMA to rebuild his house and María explains the shortcomings of the reimbursement program. As hurricane season approaches again, José and María discuss their plans to finish rebuilding the house, despite limited support from FEMA.


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