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2012-07-23 20:33 - News Release

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and straight-line winds during the period of June 29 to July 1, 2012.                            

2012-03-27 04:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- More than $83.9 million in grants for disaster aid has been approved to Puerto Rico to continue recovering from the heavy rains, flooding, landslides and mudslides left by Hurricane Irene, Government of Puerto Rico and federal officials announced today. After seven months, disaster assistance provided includes:

2012-01-18 05:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The recovery operation lead by the Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has resulted in the disbursal of more than $26.1 million in disaster aid for Public Assistance (PA). As of today, 907 infrastructure projects have been approved for designated municipalities. "Local governments are working as fast as they can to fix their infrastructure and we want to ensure that they receive adequate support from our agency," said Justo Hernández, Federal Coordinating Officer.

2011-11-29 05:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- Puerto Rico disaster survivors who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only four more days to apply. December 2, 2011, is the last day to apply for most disaster assistance programs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to Government of Puerto Rico and federal officials.

2011-11-22 05:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- Puerto Rico residents who suffered losses caused by the heavy rains, flooding, landslides and mudslides left by Hurricane Irene have more time to apply for federal/state disaster recovery assistance. Officials of the Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the period to register for assistance has been extended from November 25, 2011 to December 2, 2011.

2011-11-16 05:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today the State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers in Caguas, Ciales, Humacao, Loíza, Río Grande and Trujillo Alto will be ceasing operations on Friday, November 18, 2011.

2011-11-09 05:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced that all Disaster Recovery Centers in Puerto Rico will remain closed in observance of Veterans Day national holiday, Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12. The Centers will resume operations on Monday, November 14, 2011 in their regular hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; Saturday’s hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.

2011-11-03 04:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced that the State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center in Canóvanas will transition into a Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Monday, November 7, 2011. The DLOC will be open for one week in Canóvanas until Thursday, November 10, 2011 and its operating hours will be from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. The location will remain at:

2011-11-02 04:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers in Coamo, Jayuya, Las Piedras, San Lorenzo and Vieques will be ceasing their operations on Saturday, November 5, 2011, announced today officials of the Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

2011-10-28 04:00 - News Release

SAN JUAN, PR -- The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers in Carolina, Comerío, Patillas and Villalba will be ceasing their operations on Saturday, October 29, 2011, announced today officials of the Government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).