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Puerto Rico Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1798)

Incident Period: September 21, 2008 - October 03, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 01, 2008

Individual Assistance Applications
Approved: 20,110

Total Individual & Households Program
Dollars Approved: $29,999,815.09

Total Public Assistance Grants
Dollars Obligated: $27,628,716.85

Designated Counties (Individual Assistance):

Arroyo (Municipio), Cabo Rojo (Municipio), Guanica (Municipio), Guayama (Municipio), Guayanilla (Municipio), Gurabo (Municipio), Humacao (Municipio), Juncos (Municipio), Lajas (Municipio), Las Piedras (Municipio), Maunabo (Municipio), Naguabo (Municipio), Patillas (Municipio), Penuelas (Municipio), Ponce (Municipio), Salinas (Municipio), San Lorenzo (Municipio), Santa Isabel (Municipio), Villalba (Municipio), Yabucoa (Municipio), Yauco (Municipio)

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved


Total Individual & Households Program (IHP) - Dollars Approved*


Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved*


Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved*


Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved*

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved


Total Public Assistance Grants (PA) - Dollars Obligated✝


Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated✝


Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated✝

* 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.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Puerto Rico, FEMA-1798-DR (PDF 25KB)
Last Updated: 2009-10-07 04:00