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Puerto Rico Struggles To Deliver Aid To Millions Of Stricken Americans

President Trump says he'll visit the island next week, planning a Tuesday trip to survey the damage in an area he says was "literally destroyed."
People carry water in bottles retrieved from a canal due to lack of water after Hurricane Maria, in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, on Monday. / HECTOR RETAMAL / Getty Images

Much-needed supplies are either in Puerto Rico or on the way, officials say — but the island's governor also acknowledges that they can't deliver fuel and other material quickly enough. Frustrated residents face long lines for fuel, as millions of people have gone nearly a week without power.

"We need resources and security. We need a quicker logistical deployment," Gov. Ricardo Rossello told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly on Tuesday. "You

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