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Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Maria (DR-4040)

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Incident period: September 08, 2011 to September 14, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 18, 2011


December 12, 2011 - News Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico disaster survivors who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only 8 more days to apply. December 19, 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 18, 2011 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- Survivors affected by Tropical Storm María living in the municipalities of Juana Díaz, Naguabo and Yabucoa may qualify for individual disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Government of Puerto Rico. “We want to ensure that any eligible survivor receives the disaster assistance necessary to start recovering”, said Justo Hernández, FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer. “If you have not applied yet, do it quickly”.

October 31, 2011 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open tomorrow, a State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Yabucoa to support applicants which have already registered for disaster assistance with FEMA. Partnering with State and Municipal governments, FEMA will provide survivors information on disaster assistance available, low interest federal disaster loans, disaster crisis counseling, voluntary agency disaster assistance and preventive measures to mitigate future damages to property and life.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Maria (DR-4040)]

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 1,718 $1,335,491.28 $511,993.98 $823,497.30
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 02:02 (Updated daily)

If and when public assistance obligated dollar information is available for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Puerto Rico, FEMA-4040-DR (PDF 20KB)
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