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

Incident period: September 14, 2004 to September 19, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 17, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 8, 2006
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), approved today a $1,438,088 million grant to the Municipality of Caguas in Puerto Rico.
September 7, 2006
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $1,858,765 million to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for the acquisition of sixty-eight (68) properties. The funds are being designated to the Municipality of Ponce under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
March 16, 2005
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $14,625,780 million to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The funds are being designated to four projects of the Puerto Rico Electric and Power Authority (PREPA) under FEMA's Public Assistance (PA) program for damages sustained as a result of Tropical Storm Jeanne.
February 3, 2005
News Release
To date, over $401.1 million has been approved in federal disaster assistance to eligible applicants in the 58 declared municipalities. This aid included grants for basic needs, such as essential repairs, alternate housing and other disaster-related needs not met by insurance or other assistance programs. More than 206 thousand residents in the declared disaster area applied for disaster assistance, from which 155,933 registrations were approved.FEMA's support continues available, just a telephone call away.
January 26, 2005
News Release
To date, over $398.9 million has been approved in federal disaster assistance to eligible applicants in the 58 declared municipalities. This aid included grants for basic needs, such as essential repairs, alternate housing and other disaster-related needs not met by insurance or other assistance programs. More than 206 thousand residents in the declared disaster area have applied for disaster assistance.FEMA’s support continues available, just a telephone call away.

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