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Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Jeanne and Resulting Landslides and Mudslides (DR-1552)

Incident period: September 14, 2004 to September 19, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 17, 2004


September 8, 2006 - News Release

SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), approved today a $1,438,088 million grant to the Municipality of Caguas in Puerto Rico.

September 7, 2006 - News Release

SAN JUAN, P.R. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $1,858,765 million to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for the acquisition of sixty-eight (68) properties. The funds are being designated to the Municipality of Ponce under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).

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 159,978 $416,500,859.48 $118,993,520.93 $297,507,338.55
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 05:11 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $41,301,481.72 $24,776,802.29 $15,039,652.60
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:27 (Updated daily)