Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez, a Fast Response Cutter homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, deliver food near the port of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse)PONCE, PUERTO RICO — The Coast Guard continues to work with local agencies to provide relief after the destruction of Hurricane Maria.

The Coast Guard, through the transfer of supplies such as food and water and the inspection of port facilities, has been actively involved in the Hurricane Maria relief effort.

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Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez, a Fast Response Cutter homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico, deliver food near the port of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse)

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

A human chain made up of Coast Guard, local, state and federal officials work together to offload food delivered by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous at a marina near Ponce, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse)

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Marine Science Technicians from Coast Guard Sector San Juan and Coast Guard Resident Inspection Office inspect the Pro Caribe Facility, Wednesday, Sept. 27,2017 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse)

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Running low on supplies and humanitarian aid items, crew from CGC Venturous compiled food from their personal stashes to donate in Ponce, PR, September 26th, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Tyler Young, USCG.

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