President Biden on Monday will visit Puerto Rico and announce more than $60 million in funding to help the island guard against future storms after it was pummeled last month by Hurricane Fiona.

Biden and the first lady will travel to Ponce, Puerto Rico, to meet with families and community leaders affected by the storm, a White House official said. The Bidens will help pack bags with foods and other essential items while there, the official said.

Biden is scheduled to receive a briefing on recovery efforts on the island and deliver remarks before returning to Washington, D.C.

As part of his remarks, Biden will outline more than $60 million in funding through the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law signed last year that will be used to improve levees on the island, strengthen flood walls and create a new flood warning system, the White House official said.... Read More: The Hill