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After Super Typhoon Yutu, Many Left Without Federal Disaster Aid Courtesy of Leni Leon

After Super Typhoon Yutu, Many Left Without Federal Disaster Aid

Non-citizens without green cards — including citizens of Micronesian nations and temporary workers — are excluded from federal disaster cash assistance.
Before And After Super Typhoon Yutu In Satellite Photos DigitalGlobe

Before And After Super Typhoon Yutu In Satellite Photos

More than a thousand residents of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas are homeless in the wake of the historic storm.
Islands Regain Some Air, Sea Access After Super Typhoon Yutu AP

Islands Regain Some Air, Sea Access After Super Typhoon Yutu

Inbound flights to Saipan are restricted to residents and humanitarian aid.
Here’s What It Looks Like After Islands Get Hit By A Super Typhoon Courtesy of Leni Leon

Here’s What It Looks Like After Islands Get Hit By A Super Typhoon

An exploding hotel lobby. Flying roofs and fields of debris. Coconuts as a necessity in the absence of running water.
Saipan In Yutu’s Aftermath: ‘Everyone Is Trying To Stand Strong’ AP

Saipan In Yutu’s Aftermath: ‘Everyone Is Trying To Stand Strong’

The U.S. has begun flying supplies to the Pacific islands that were in the path of the super typhoon, which packed 180-mph winds.
Northern Marianas Braces For Months Without Power, Running Water AP

Northern Marianas Braces For Months Without Power, Running Water

UPDATED: Super typhoon Yutu killed at least one person, and many homes have been damaged or destroyed.
Super Typhoon Yutu Hits Northern Marianas With 180-mph Winds AP

Super Typhoon Yutu Hits Northern Marianas With 180-mph Winds

UPDATED: Saipan and Tinian will be unrecognizable after the strongest storm to hit any part of the U.S. this year, the National Weather Service said.
United Airlines Food Service Workers Vote To Unionize Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

United Airlines Food Service Workers Vote To Unionize

Many of the workers in Honolulu are Pacific Islanders who rely on flight benefits to avoid paying for expensive trips back home to Micronesia.
Many Chuukese Immigrants Fear Losing Their Legal Status In The US Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Many Chuukese Immigrants Fear Losing Their Legal Status In The US

In a Pacific version of "Brexit," residents of Chuuk plan to vote in March on seceding from the Federated States of Micronesia.
Why Talking About Anti-Micronesian Hate Is Important Caesar Hadley via The Fourth Branch Micronesia

Why Talking About Anti-Micronesian Hate Is Important

Shining a light on racial prejudice makes us all think more carefully about what we say -- and can't help but make our community stronger.