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Puerto Rico Hurricane Irene (EM-3326)

Incident period: August 21, 2011 to August 24, 2011
Emergency Declaration declared on August 22, 2011


August 30, 2011 - News Release

The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.

August 25, 2011 - News Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Federal/State Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) teams are on the ground today in several municipalities to evaluate the extent and type of damages in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene through Puerto Rico. On August 22, 2011 President Obama signed a federal emergency declaration, which funds the costs for conducting protective measures undertaken during the emergency.

August 24, 2011 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The emergency declaration signed by President Obama on August, 22, 2011, authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate, along with State and local officials, all disaster relief efforts and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures in the area struck by Hurricane Irene on August 21, 2011, and continuing.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Puerto Rico Hurricane Irene (EM-3326)]

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $781,030.88 $777,654.44 n/a
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:38 (Updated daily)