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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently approved about $422 million to restore and renovate 37 residential properties belonging to the Public Housing Administration (PHA) due to damage caused by Hurricane María. These works will benefit over 5,400 families throughout the island.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — Disaster survivors who are repairing their homes after Hurricane Fiona can visit Walmart in Cayey, Home Depot in Mayagüez, and National Lumber hardware stores in Salinas to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) obligated over $60.2 million distributed among 12 subprojects for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) that include generation, transmission and distribution units in Bayamón, Caguas, Mayagüez, Ponce, San Juan and Toa Baja.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — Renters who received disaster assistance from FEMA for flood-damaged personal property, that returned or continued living in the same address, must notify FEMA of their intention to stay in the affected rental property. This requirement must be completed for FEMA to directly purchase a Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) on behalf of the applicant.
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Recently, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved over $114 million to repair the Enrique Ortega Water Treatment Plant, which has the capacity to treat about 85 million gallons of water per day for clients of the La Plata Reservoir. An asset of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA), this plant services about 475,000 residents in the Toa Alta region, which comprises six municipalities.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico residents who received temporary rental assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after Hurricane Fiona may be eligible to continue receiving this benefit, if they can demonstrate an ongoing need for rental assistance and meet program qualifications.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — Disaster survivors who are repairing their homes after Hurricane Fiona can visit Walmart in Barceloneta and Canóvanas, Home Depot in Bayamón and Ponce and National Lumber hardware stores in Caguas, Guayama, Mayagüez and Utuado to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded over $68.5 million to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA, by its Spanish Acronym) for emergency protective measures taken after Hurricane Fiona.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico — Disaster survivors who are repairing their homes after Hurricane Fiona can visit Walmart in Canóvanas and Manatí, Home Depot in Bayamón and National Lumber hardware stores in Adjuntas, Añasco, Gurabo, Juana Díaz and Villalba to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.
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After the 2020 earthquakes, which mainly affected the towns in the south of the island, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated over $810 million for this region. The funds correspond to some 750 projects, mostly for permanent works such as the reconstruction of public buildings, educational institutions and other spaces in the communities.
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