Getting Connected: An Assessment of Information Needs in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

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Cover of Getting ConnectedFrom October 16 to October 31, 2017, an Internews assessment team carried out an information ecosystem assessment with residents in Puerto Rico to gauge the current information needs and access of affected communities, and to learn about the current situation of the Communication with Communities (CwC) response across the country.

The assessment includes interviews with Puerto Rican residents, representatives from local volunteer groups, non-profit organizations, local and regional media, government officials, technologists and national and international humanitarian organizations in four different locations in Puerto Rico; namely, San Juan, Corozal, Mayag├╝ez and Toa Alta. The CDAC Network Common Needs Assessment Tools were used as reference to guide key informant interviews.