Puerto Rico Hurricane Irene (DR-4017)

Incident period: August 21, 2011 to August 24, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 27, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 23, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and straight-line winds during the period of June 29 to July 1, 2012.                            
March 27, 2012
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- More than $83.9 million in grants for disaster aid has been approved to Puerto Rico to continue recovering from the heavy rains, flooding, landslides and mudslides left by Hurricane Irene, Government of Puerto Rico and federal officials announced today. After seven months, disaster assistance provided includes:
January 18, 2012
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- The recovery operation lead by the Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has resulted in the disbursal of more than $26.1 million in disaster aid for Public Assistance (PA). As of today, 907 infrastructure projects have been approved for designated municipalities. "Local governments are working as fast as they can to fix their infrastructure and we want to ensure that they receive adequate support from our agency," said Justo Hernández, Federal Coordinating Officer.
November 29, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- Puerto Rico disaster survivors who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only four more days to apply. December 2, 2011, is the last day to apply for most disaster assistance programs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to Government of Puerto Rico and federal officials.
November 22, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- Puerto Rico residents who suffered losses caused by the heavy rains, flooding, landslides and mudslides left by Hurricane Irene have more time to apply for federal/state disaster recovery assistance. Officials of the Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the period to register for assistance has been extended from November 25, 2011 to December 2, 2011.
November 16, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today the State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers in Caguas, Ciales, Humacao, Loíza, Río Grande and Trujillo Alto will be ceasing operations on Friday, November 18, 2011.

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