Puerto Rico Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1501)

Incident period: November 10, 2003 to November 23, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 21, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 15, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. ?- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently identifying disaster applicants who have tried to profit from the November 10-23, 2003 rains, floods and mudslides. President George Bush declared on November 21, 2003 twenty-one municipalities as major disaster areas, making available federal funds and resources to help meet the recovery needs of affected people and communities.
January 9, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Disaster officials have noted the most frequent questions by residents affected by the rains, floods and landslides which occurred November 10-23, 2003 and who want information about assistance programs or the status of their application. The most common questions from residents are as followed: Q: If an applicant has questions regarding their application or needs to make a change to the application, what should they do?
January 9, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will open on Saturday, January 10, 2004 a new disaster recovery center (DRC) in Aibonito, announced disaster recovery officials. The center will operate Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., until further notice.
January 5, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have disbursed $42,270,654 dollars under the Individual and Household Program (IHP) to applicants who suffered damages resulting from the rains, flooding and landslides which occurred on November 10-23,2003. To date, some 44,155 residents have filed for disaster assistance in the twenty -one disaster declared municipalities.
January 2, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P. R. -- Commonwealth and Federal officials announced the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DCR) in Yabucoa. The new center will open on Wednesday, January 7, 2004, operating Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., until further notice.
January 2, 2004
News Release
San Juan, P.R. -- FEMA/Commonwealth disaster recovery officials announced today that the Maunabo Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will close operations on Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 6 p.m. This center services the residents who sustained losses or damage as a result of the rains, floods and mudslides that occurred on November 10-23,2003.

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