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September 28, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Government of Puerto Rico officials announced today that additional municipalities are eligible under the presidential disaster declaration of August 27, 2011. The disaster declaration was granted due to the rains, flooding, mudslides, and landslides caused by Hurricane Irene.
September 26, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- Any survivor of Hurricane Irene which has applied for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and has not heard from the Agency should call the FEMA helpline at 1-800-621-3362 (TTY at 800-462-7585). Survivors should expect a letter from FEMA and the Government of Puerto Rico explaining where they are in the process, what to do next or if they get money granted, and how it must be spent.
September 23, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open tomorrow, two additional State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in San Lorenzo and Vega Baja to support applicants which have already registered for disaster assistance with FEMA. DRCs operating hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. The new centers will be available at the following locations: DRC in San LorenzoAntiguo Cuartel Policia MunicipalCalle Baleriano Muñoz, Final Sur
September 22, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open tomorrow, two additional State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Naguabo and Naranjito to support applicants which have already registered for disaster assistance with FEMA. DRCs operating hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. The new centers will be available at the following locations: DRC in NaguaboParroquia Nuestra Sra. Del Rosario12 Calle Juan R. Garzot
September 21, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- Coping with any type of loss, whether it involves personal possessions, a job or a family member, can be very strenuous. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, hurricane survivors, including children, are dealing with stress issues which people seldom face.
September 20, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open tomorrow, four additional State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Humacao, Jayuya, Patillas and Villalba to support survivors which have already registered for disaster assistance with FEMA. Also starting this weekend, all DRCs will remain closed on Sundays. Now, DRCs operating hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. The new centers will be available at the following locations:
September 20, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues providing disaster aid to survivors of Hurricane Irene in Puerto Rico, it advices applicants to provide accurate and verifiable information. FEMA may use an automated system that cross-checks information with other agencies and can request applicants for evidence of insurance coverage to avoid the duplication of benefits.
September 19, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- After applying for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), many Hurricane Irene survivors may receive a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). They must complete and submit this loan application without delay, to further the federal aid process. If determined that a homeowner or renter cannot afford a loan, the applicant will be referred to other assistance programs available.
September 17, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open tomorrow, two additional State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Orocovis and Ponce to support applicants which have already registered for disaster assistance with FEMA.
September 16, 2011
News Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal EmergencyManagement Agency (FEMA) will open tomorrow, two additional State/Federal Disaster RecoveryCenters (DRC) in Orocovis and Ponce to support applicants which have already registered fordisaster assistance with FEMA.

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