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

November 17, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Disaster recovery officials remind residents affected by Tropical Storm Jeanne who have not yet registered for assistance to do so. Monday, November 22, 2004 is the last day to register for state and federal disaster assistance. “The only way to register with FEMA is by calling the toll-free registration line, 1-800-621-3362.” said Peter Martinasco, Federal Coordinating Officer.
November 17, 2004
News Release
SAN JUAN, P.R. -- Farmers and ranchers from the 58 disaster-declared municipalities of Puerto Rico who sustained damages as a result of Tropical Storm Jeanne may be eligible for a variety of disaster assistance programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
November 15, 2004
News Release
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 only one week to register. Monday, November 22, 2004, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 8, 2004
News Release
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.
November 8, 2004
News Release
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 repairs, alternate housing and other disaster-related needs not met by insurance or other assistance programs.
November 4, 2004
News Release
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 restore and repair their homes and businesses.

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