In the wake of Maria: Aerial views of devastation in Puerto Rico

President Trump warned on Thursday, Oct. 12, that he couldn’t have federal relief workers in Puerto Rico indefinitely even as the hurricane-ravaged island struggles to recover.

“We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!” Trump tweeted early Thursday after quoting conservative television host Sharyl Attkisson and suggesting that Puerto Rico’s poor infrastructure was a “disaster” before Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma struck.

Here is an aerial view of the devastation to the island.

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Near Humacao, Puerto Rico

A message written on top of a building is seen from the air during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Humacao, Puerto Rico, Oct.10, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Near Utuado, Puerto Rico

Damage left by a flooded river is seen from the air during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Utuado, Puerto Rico, Oct.10, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Near Utuado, Puerto Rico

Debris left by a flooded river is piled against a home, seen from the air, during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Utuado, Puerto Rico, Oct.10, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Morovis, Puerto Rico

The remains of damaged homes stand next to a cemetery as recovery efforts continue following Hurricane Maria in Morovis, Puerto Rico, Oct. 7, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Near San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico

A truck attempts to pull another vehicle across a flood damaged roadway as recovery efforts continue following Hurricane Maria near the village of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, Oct. 7, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Near Utuado, Puerto Rico

The interior contents of a home are seen from the air during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Utuado, Puerto Rico, Oct. 10, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Manati, Puerto Rico

An aerial view of an area that was reclaimed by a nearby mangrove during the passing of Hurricane Maria in Manati, Puerto Rico on Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

Near Comerio, Puerto Rico

The contents of a damaged home can be seen as recovery efforts continue following Hurricane Maria near the town of Comerio, Puerto Rico, Oct. 7, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Near Loiza, Puerto Rico

Remains of a shed is scattered over a basketball court after Hurricane Maria near Loiza, Puerto Rico, Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Near Orocovis, Puerto Rico

A woman stands on the porch of her damaged home as recovery efforts continue following Hurricane Maria near Orocovis, Puerto Rico, Oct. 7, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Debris and garbage produced by the passing of Hurricane Maria are dumped in a field in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico on Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

Manati, Puerto Rico

An aerial view of an area that was reclaimed by a nearby mangrove during the passing of Hurricane Maria in Manati, Puerto Rico on Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

Near Lares, Puerto Rico

Buildings and trees damaged by the winds of Hurricane Maria are seen near Lares, Puerto Rico, Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Road damaged in Puerto Rico

An aerial view shows trees and a road damaged by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Oct. 5, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Humacao, Puerto Rico

Solar panel debris is seen scattered in a solar panel field in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Oct. 2, 2017. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

Trees exfoliated in Puerto Rico

Homes damaged by Hurricane Maria stand amid thousands of trees that have been exfoliated by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Oct. 5, 2017. (Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Humacao, Puerto Rico

A car drives on a damaged road in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico on Oct. 2, 2017. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

Toa Alta, Puerto Rico

Destroyed communities are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. (Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP)

Cayey, Puerto Rico

A mural that reads in Spanish “Boriken is alive” is seen a week after the passage of Hurricane Maria in Cayey, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 27, 2017. Boriken is the pre-Columbian Taino name of today’s Puerto Rico. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

In the wake of Maria: Aerial views of devastation in Puerto Rico

Nearly one week after hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, residents are still trying to get the basics of food, water, gas, and money from banks in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 25, 2017. Much of the damage done was to electrical wires, fallen trees, and flattened vegetation, in addition to home wooden roofs torn off. (Photo: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Catano, Puerto Rico

An aerial view shows the flooded neighbourhood of Juana Matos in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Catano, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 22, 2017. (Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images)

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan is seen during a blackout after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Sept. 20, 2017 in Puerto Rico. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images)