The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allocated over $1 million in mitigation measures for generator projects that will help address future disasters in several facilities at Bayamón and Guaynabo. These funds under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will provide essential services to communities during power outages or future natural disasters. To date, the agency has awarded nearly $415.3 million under HMGP for the installation of generators in multiple projects.
With hurricane season upon us, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages residents in Puerto Rico to get their families and property ready now. Taking early preparedness steps enhances the response and recovery processes from these severe weather events.
Over $8.1 million were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to repair roads and bridges damaged by Fiona in Humacao, Jayuya, Las Piedras, Mayagüez, Patillas and Yauco. Among the permanent projects are the Los Pilones Road in Mayagüez and Puente Gladys, in Barrio Guardarraya, Patillas that have completed their construction.
The seaside towns of Aguadilla, Carolina and Manatí recently received nearly $1.6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to restore its beaches. This obligation is part of over $9 million that the agency has earmarked for recreative areas in these and other beaches of the island.
the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allocated nearly $76 million to ASSMCA for several of its facilities around the island for damage from Hurricane Maria; and nearly $4 million to address its recovery from the earthquakes that affected the southern part of the island in 2020.
Several museums in Ponce have already been allocated funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to repair these structures tasked with preserving historic treasures. The approval represents nearly $2.1 million earmarked for repairs after Hurricane María; and over $379,000 to address damages after the 2020 Earthquakes.
Three centuries-old structures located in Old San Juan that are considered architectural jewels and house hundreds of years of history within their walls will be repaired with nearly $10.7 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These are the Catedral de San Juan Bautista, Iglesia Santa Ana and the Capilla Santo Cristo de la Salud, all facilities that are part of the National Register of Historic Places.
The Fish Hatchery in the municipality of Maricao will have a new opportunity to continue cultivating fish species that sustain the population of aquatic life in the islands' reservoirs. The hatchery facilities, which are part of the National Register of Historic Places, will be repaired with over $6 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
FEMA Holds its First Water Summit. During the event, solutions to address water access throughout the island will be presented.
Local experts work mitigation strategies with the support of FEMA allocations