SAN JUAN, PR -- Commonwealth and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today that government agencies and certain private non-profit organizations needing funds to rebuild infrastructure damages caused by severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and landslides, which occurred in Puerto Rico from May 20 to June 8, 2011, must submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) form to the Office of the Governor's Authorized Representative (GAR) no later than August 15, 2011.
SAN JUAN, PR - Federal officials announced today that the municipality of Yabucoa has been added to the list of designated municipalities under the presidential disaster declaration of July 14, 2011. The disaster declaration was granted due to severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and landslides, which occurred in Puerto Rico from May 20 to June 8, 2011.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ordered federal aid to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides during the period of May 20 to June 8, 2011.
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Puerto Rico, FEMA-4004-DR (PDF 21KB)