News Releases for Puerto Rico Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1798)

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Property owners who purchase flood insurance now can reduce future financial losses such as those suffered during the recent severe storms and flooding starting September 27...
Monday, December 1, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Recovery officials of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the period to apply for disaster assistance has...
Monday, November 24, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today, that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close at noon on Wednesday...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal and Commonwealth recovery officials reminded residents and business owners living in the 21 municipalities included in the recent presidential disaster declaration that they...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advises affected residents in disaster declared areas to make sure that he or she has applied for federal disaster assistance...
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 00:00
San Juan, PR -- 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...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- ?Puerto Rico residents affected by the September 21- October 3, 2008 storms and floods take steps towards their recovery, voluntary agencies continue playing a key role making this...
Monday, November 17, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and federal recovery officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will remain open on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, the Discovery...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Naguabo on Tuesday, November 18th, giving residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from September 21 through October 3,...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Las Piedras on Friday, November 14th, giving residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from September 21 through October 3, an...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- A denial letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) does not mean you are not eligible for disaster assistance.  According to FEMA, there are several reasons why an...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- Residents living or working in the municipalities of Arroyo, Cabo Rojo, Guánica, Guayanilla, Gurabo, Juncos, Lajas, Peñuelas, San Lorenzo, Villalba, and Yauco may be eligible for...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made available mental health services to those affected by the severe storms and flooding of September 21 to October 3, 2008. The...
Monday, November 10, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and federal recovery officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will remain open on Tuesday, November 11, 2008,...
Friday, November 7, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Federal and Commonwealth recovery officials announced today that more than $16 million in disaster aid has been approved for Puerto Rico residents in the form of grants to...
Thursday, November 6, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Disaster recovery officials have announced today that the municipalities of Las Piedras and Naguabo were designated disaster declared areas, making their residents eligible...
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal and commonwealth officials announced today that FEMA applicants whose homes have been inspected within a timeframe of ten days and have not received correspondence by the...
Thursday, October 30, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- The fourteen Disaster Recovery Centers now open in Puerto Rico will be closed on Tuesday, November 4th, Election Day. The Disaster Recovery Centers will resume operations on...
Monday, October 27, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Juncos on Tuesday, October 28th, giving residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from September 21 through October 3 an opportunity...
Saturday, October 25, 2008 - 00:00
SAN JUAN, PR -- More than $11 million in disaster assistance has been approved for Puerto Rico residents.  More than 24,000 people have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...

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