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June 18, 2001
San Juan, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a toll-free number that Puerto Rico residents affected by the May 6 - 11 floods and mudslides can call to receive information about...
June 15, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Commonwealth and federal recovery officials report that more than $5.5 million has been approved in disaster aid to help local residents and businesses recover from the floods and...
June 14, 2001
San Juan, PR -- In the wake of the May 6 - 11 floods and mudslides, homeowners, renters and business owners of all sizes who sustained damages not fully covered by insurance are eligible to apply for...
June 13, 2001
San Juan, PPR -- Starting June 16, 2001, all the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) and the mobile DRCs will be open Monday through Friday for residents affected by the May floods. The National...
June 13, 2001
San Juan, PR -- As part of the May 6 - 11 flood recovery effort, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has activated a grant program to help people with the cost of disaster-related needs not covered by...
June 12, 2001
San Juan, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are working to identify disaster applicants who try to cash in as victims of the May 6 - 11 floods...
June 11, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Commonwealth and federal recovery officials report that more than $3.6 million has been approved in disaster aid to help local residents and businesses recover from the floods and...
June 11, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Puerto Rico farmers who sustained damage as a result of the floods and mudslides that occurred from May 6 to 11, may be eligible for a variety of federal disaster assistance programs...
June 6, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Officials from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on June 7 in Cabo Rojo to assist...
June 6, 2001
San Juan, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established a web page specifically for the floods and mudslides that occurred between May 6 and 11 in the western region of the...
June 6, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Officials from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on June 7 in Lajas to assist...
June 4, 2001
San Juan, PR -- When President Bush declared the flooded Southwestern region of Puerto Rico a major disaster, the commonwealth received a new federal coordinating officer (FCO). Justo "Tito"...
June 1, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Federal/Commonwealth recovery officials advised that more than $1 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help Puerto Rico residents and businesses since the presidential...
June 1, 2001
San Juan, PR -- As we head into another hurricane season, experience has taught us just how devastating hurricanes can be to our communities and economic viability. Less than three years ago,...
May 30, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Starting June 3, 2001, all the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) and the mobile DRCs will be open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for residents affected by the May floods....
May 25, 2001
<p>San Juan, PR -- Federal agencies have approved more than $750,000 in aid to help Puerto Rico residents and businesses following the May floods and mudslides that occurred between May 6 and...
May 24, 2001
San Juan, PR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $500,000 in aid to help residents affected by the May 6 to May 11 floods, according to disaster officials."Since the...
May 22, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Officials from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have established three Disaster Recovery Centers and two mobile Disaster Recovery...
May 21, 2001
San Juan, PR -- Federal Coordinating Officer Justo Hernández wants to remind Puerto Rico residents affected by the May floods in the declared municipalities that the only way to receive Federal...
May 16, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for families and businesses in Puerto Rico victimized by floods that struck the island's southwestern region beginning early last week...

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