First lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpWhite House mulling restoring daily press briefing with Sanders replacement: report White House mulling restoring daily press briefing with Sanders replacement: report Trump compares Melania to Jackie Kennedy: 'We have our own Jackie O' MORE is urging Americans to help with hurricane relief efforts in a new public service announcement, the White House announced Tuesday.

"The president and I have witnessed firsthand the compassion and commitment of Americans as friends, neighbors, and strangers continue to volunteer time and money to help one another following the recent hurricanes,” Trump says in the video, which was recorded in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

“Your help is still needed.”

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The first lady's message comes after Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the mainland United States were battered by multiple hurricanes this season.

President Trump's administration has been criticized over its initial relief efforts in Puerto Rico, whose residents are dealing with a lack of electricity and water shortages following the storms.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency Ocasio-Cortez claps back at Trump after he cites her in tweet rejecting impeachment MORE and the first lady traveled to the United States territory earlier this month to assess the damage.