The Status of Puerto Rico’s Recovery and Ongoing Challenges Following Hurricanes Irma and María
This report provides information to help inform Congress’s understanding of the status of Puerto Rico’s recovery, including a recap of forms of federal assistance provided to Puerto Rico and considerations for improving these and future recovery efforts.
The Education Sector in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
This report details prestorm conditions, assesses the damage and recovery needs, and describes the courses of action represented in the recovery plan for the Education sector from the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Recovery Planning for Natural Resources and Parks in Puerto Rico
This report presents a socioecological system framework for recovery planning, information on observed damage, and 25 courses of action for the recovery from the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Cultural and Historical Resources Recovery Planning in Puerto Rico
This report provides an overview of Puerto Rico's cultural resources and their importance, the findings from numerous rapid assessments of storm damage, and details for the recovery actions in Puerto Rico's economic and disaster recovery plan.
Beyond Recovery
This report details a framework for a hurricane recovery made up of 30 courses of action consistent with the government of Puerto Rico's priorities. These courses of action address key opportunities for enhancing resilience in Puerto Rico's water sector.
Modernizing Puerto Rico's Housing Sector Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Through a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the housing damage caused by the 2017 hurricanes, the authors make informed recovery recommendations for policymakers so they can repair and rebuild safe and affordable housing in Puerto Rico.
Public Buildings in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
This report summarizes the information gathering and analysis that HSOAC conducted to support the public building part of the recovery plan from the 2017 Hurricane Maria.
Logistics Analysis of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico's seaborne logistics capacity is assessed in the context of the anticipated increase in imported materials and the need to transport large, heavy materials onto, and then around, the main island for recovery projects following Hurricane Maria.
Supporting a 21st Century Workforce in Puerto Rico
This document gives decisionmakers details on the workforce challenges in Puerto Rico prior to the 2017 hurricane season, and directly afterward and offers suggested strategies to design and implement workforce development programs and overarching system.
Municipalities on the Front Lines of Puerto Rico's Recovery
This detailed report focuses on the impact that Hurricanes Irma and Maria had on the ability of Puerto Rico’s municipalities to govern and deliver services to their constituents.