News Releases for Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Jeanne and Resulting Landslides and Mudslides (DR-1552)

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Monday, November 15, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, P.R. -- Residents from the 58 disaster-declared municipalities of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Jeanne, who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance, have...
Monday, November 8, 2004 - 00:00
To date, over $283.3 million has been approved in federal disaster assistance to eligible applicants in the 58 declared municipalities. This aid includes grants for basic needs, such as essential...
Monday, November 8, 2004 - 00:00
Note to the editors: This document is a summary of the on-going response and recovery operations in Puerto Rico as of Sunday, November 7, 2004. This information will be updated periodically. To...
Thursday, November 4, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, P.R. -- Commonwealth and federal disaster recovery officials are advising Puerto Rico residents who have disaster-related damages to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to...
Wednesday, November 3, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, PR - Federal and commonwealth disaster recovery officials advise Tropical Storm Jeanne disaster aid recipients to use caution when they receive the assistance from the Federal Emergency...
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- Disaster recovery officials announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), located throughout the island, will be closed Tuesday,...
Friday, October 29, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, P.R. -- Volunteer attorneys from Pro-Bono, Inc., a division of the Bar Association of Puerto Rico (known in Spanish as the “Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico”), are providing free,...
Friday, October 29, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, P.R. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has funded a $330,120 immediate services grant to the Puerto Rico Department of Health/ Mental Health and Anti-Addiction Services...
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided more assistance to more people in Puerto Rico, in less time than in previous storms, following President Bush' September...
Tuesday, October 26, 2004 - 00:00
I applied for disaster assistance two weeks ago and haven't heard from anyone, I keep calling the 1-800-621-3362 number, but I get a busy signal, what should I do? We are sorry for the busy signals...
Tuesday, October 26, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, P.R. -- Federal and commonwealth officials announced today that many renters, homeowners and business owners who were victims of Tropical Storm Jeanne and applied for assistance and...
Thursday, October 21, 2004 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Federal and commonwealth disaster recovery officials announced today that residents who are unemployed as a result of Tropical Storm Jeanne may be eligible to file for disaster...
Tuesday, October 19, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, PR -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today, October 19, 2004, designated the municipality of Gurabo in Puerto Rico...
Monday, October 18, 2004 - 00:00
To date, $139,235,115 has been approved in federal disaster assistance to eligible applicants in the 57 declared municipalities. This aid includes grants for basic needs, such as essential repairs,...
Friday, October 15, 2004 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- Tropical Storm Jeanne victims in Puerto Rico have received $115.4 million in disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to Federal Coordinating...
Tuesday, October 12, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, P.R. -- Every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims. Disaster recovery officials urge residents to be careful of who they allow into their homes...
Monday, October 11, 2004 - 00:00
As of today, over 70,500 residents of the 57 municipalities in the declared disaster area have applied for disaster assistance, by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll free...
Monday, October 11, 2004 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal and commonwealth disaster recovery officials have announced the approval of $81,669,275 in disaster assistance in Puerto Rico. More than 70,500 individuals have registered...
Tuesday, October 5, 2004 - 00:00
San Juan, Puerto Rico -- Federal and commonwealth disaster recovery officials announced today that $31,905,187 dollars in disaster aid grants have been issued in just thirteen days since the disaster...
Monday, October 4, 2004 - 00:00
As of today, over 49,000 residents of the 57 municipalities in the declared disaster area have applied for disaster assistance, by calling the FEMA toll free teleregistration line, 1-800-621-3362 (...

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