After the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, the people of Puerto Rico are still in need of basic essentials. Lufthansa joined the humanitarian efforts by flying out supplies. On September 30, a MD 11 Lufthansa Cargo Aircraft brought 80 tons of drinking water, apparel, food and hygienic items to the island. The Lufthansa Group is working closely with the local U.S. Authorities to obtain the necessary coordination and support for this relief-aid operation. In Germany, participants of this relief effort have predominantly been: Hassia, the Metro Group, as well as LSG Skychefs with donations. Kühne&Nagel, Georgi and orgalog helped with transport services. This project was organized and implemented by HelpAlliance, the charitable aid organization of the Lufthansa Group.