Relief efforts are agonizingly slow in Puerto Rico, as the struggle to survive is everywhere. Mothers forced to scavenge for drinking water, grocery store shelves empty, while gas lines stretch for miles. In the countryside, rescuers must hack through jungles to get to isolated homes. Evacuations are few. So far, just one cruise ship, and several airline flights headed stateside. NBC 5’s Trina Orlando reports from O’Hare International Airport where the first commercial United flight from Puerto Rico arrived Wednesday night.
Published at 12:12 AM CDT on Sep 28, 2017