SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Commonwealth and federal disaster recovery officials announced today that more than $ 8.4 million in Public Assistance (PA) grant funds have been obligated to the Government of Puerto Rico to rebuild damaged or destroyed infrastructure in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Otto.
SAN JUAN, PR -- Federal officials announced today that the municipalities of Cayey, Ciales, Corozal and San Lorenzo in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have been added to the list of designated municipalities under the presidential disaster declaration of October 26, 2010. The federal disaster declaration was granted due to the rains, flooding, mudslides, and landslides caused by Tropical Storm Otto in Puerto Rico on October 4-8, 2010.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Commonwealth and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today that public agencies and certain private non-profit organizations needing funds to rebuild infrastructure damaged or destroyed by Tropical Storm Otto, must submit their request to the Office of the Governor’s Authorized Representative (GAR) no later than November 25, 2010.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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