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POST HURRICANE MARIA HELP FOR RESEARCHERS

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Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust, AAAS Caribbean, and Ciencia Puerto Rico offer grants initiative for students and researchers

The Caribbean Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRSTRT) and Ciencia Puerto Rico have launched a funding program following the emergency of Hurricanes Irma and Maria to support researchers, professors, science teachers and students through grants and financial aid.

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NIH Administrative Supplements to Recover Losses Due to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

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NIH Administrative Supplements to Recover Losses Due to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Non-Construction (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)
(PA-18-936) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-936.html
Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): December 14, 2018 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

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Asthma cases increase in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

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Doctors in Puerto Rico have seeing an increase in the number and severity of ashtma cases following Hurricane Maria.

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80% of bee hives were affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria

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Agronomer Robert Bradley from the Department of Agriculture revelaed that after hurricanes Irma and Maria, 80% of beekeeper hives were impacted. Losses amounted to $365,000.

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From Responding to Maria to Mental Health: 2017 Yale Ciencia Fellows Impact Their Communities Through Outreach

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The Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) aims to develop well-rounded scientific leaders and professionals. Completing a science outreach project is one aspect of the program that helps fellows advance towards this goal. The 2017 class of YCA Fellows led and implemented a series of science outreach projects to put into practice the communication, teaching and leadership skills they learned during their year in the program. The projects included various podcasts, a full-day symposium on deaf mental health, and a new blog in a major Spanish-language newspaper.

Initial Public Health Laboratory Response After Hurricane Maria — Puerto Rico, 2017

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Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, causing major damage to infrastructure and severely limiting access to potable water, electric power, transportation, and communications. Public services that were affected included operations of the Puerto Rico Department of Health (PRDOH), which provides critical laboratory testing and surveillance for diseases and other health hazards.

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Hurricane Maria silenced the coqui frog even further

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Frances Rosario

The devastation of Hurricane Maria caused the local extinction of some coqui frog species that live in forests that had already been affected by a drough between 2013 and 2016.

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