Man worries about mom stranded in Puerto Rico

California man paid for his mother's flight to U.S. from Puerto Rico but hasn't heard from her, fears for her safety.

VACAVILLE, Calif. - More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, a Vacaville, California man is still struggling to communicate with his elderly mother who lives on the island.

Eighty-year-old Ramona Lozada is cut off from civilization outside the rural mountain town of Corozal.

Sitting in his living room 3,600 miles away, 55-year-old Alberto Velazquez feels helpless trying to coordinate his mother's survival and evacuation.

"She's losing weight -- 98 pounds, losing weight. She doesn't have a lot of weight to lose," Velazquez says.  "No power, no water, no food.  She doesn't want us worrying about her, but I can hear it in her voice. I can hear that she's suffering and there's so little I can do."

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