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Puerto Rico struggling to distribute supplies

People on two sides of a destroyed bridge in Morovis, Puerto Rico. Photo: Gerald Herbert / AP

There are nearly 10,000 containers of supplies for Hurricane Maria relief stuck at the Port of San Juan, CNN reports, as a lack of truckers and blocked roads prohibit rescue crews from distributing them throughout the island.

Why it matters: President Trump signed off on a 10-day waiver of the Jones Act, which blocks foreign ships from carrying goods to U.S. ports, but even with resources coming in, Puerto Rico is struggling to get food, water and essential supplies to distressed areas.