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March 22, 2011
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico --  Commonwealth and federal disaster recovery officials announced today that more than $ 8.4 million in Public Assistance (PA) grant funds have been obligated to the Government...
Puerto Rico
December 3, 2010
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal officials announced today that the municipalities of Cayey, Ciales, Corozal and San Lorenzo in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have been added to the list of designated...
Puerto Rico
November 22, 2010
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Commonwealth and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today that public agencies and certain private non-profit organizations needing funds to...
Puerto Rico
November 17, 2010
SAN JUAN, PR - Restoring businesses is an important part of the recovery activities after Tropical Storm Otto affected Puerto Rico on October 4-8, 2010, resulting in a Presidential disaster...
Puerto Rico
November 15, 2010
San Juan, PR -- Many Puerto Rico residents remain without flood insurance because their home or business has not been flooded yet. However, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Commonwealth...
Puerto Rico
November 8, 2010
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – On November 4, 2010, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials and Puerto Rico Governor’s Authorized Representative (GAR) staff held an Applicants’ Briefing meeting...
Puerto Rico
November 6, 2010
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal officials announced today that the municipalities of Adjuntas, Morovis, Orocovis and Villalba have been added to the list of designated municipalities under the presidential...
Puerto Rico
November 3, 2010
SAN JUAN, PR -- Tropical Storm Otto’s rains, flooding, mudslides, and landslides in Puerto Rico which occurred on October 4-8, 2010, set off the activation of state and municipal emergency services,...
Puerto Rico
October 26, 2010
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Puerto...
Puerto Rico
October 26, 2010
WASHINGTON -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate announced today that federal aid is available to the Commonwealth of...
Puerto Rico

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