"The compound took a very heavy hit here where we're at".
Mercader: Thank you for the opportunity.
In San Juan, people worked to clear debris from the streets on Friday and some began to reopen businesses, though they wondered how long they could operate without power and with limited inventory.
Jimenez says she has been through a category two hurricane and that was devastating. "It was an experience I don't want to go through again but we made the best of it". That they aren't staying in a place that is high-risk, or there's flooding or landslides.
Dramatic footage shot by the US Coast Guard shows rescue crews swoop to rescue the man's family from the underside of the upturned vessel. "They're working on some generators, we're trying to work together with them but it's kind of hard right now, nobody has power", said DJ Nasty of La Calle.
"I got an SOS from (an elderly home) and it was a text like from a horror movie".
Mercader: I would say the biggest need is on the electric energy.
"Please help us share this message and help us with your donation", Jessica said in the video. And also on the side of the supplies, water, basic hygiene materials or supplies, those are the basic needs.
After lamenting that Puerto Rico had been "absolutely obliterated" by Maria, US President Donald Trump spoke with Governor Rossello Thursday night and promised to speed up relief efforts.
Agosto lives in New Orleans now, but is from Puerto Rico.
Former Deltona Commissioner Zenaida Denizac, who has family "basically, all over" the island, echoed Santiago's concerns, adding she last spoke to her sister and aunt on the island two days ago.
But one problem, they couldn't get in contact with family for an entire 24 hours.
Mercader: Yes, they can call my office.
The death toll from Maria on Puerto Rico is at least six, and at least 27 people have died across the Caribbean in conjunction with the raging storm.