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2019-01-17 19:51 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21.  

2019-01-14 14:01 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – National Lumber and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and tsunamis. 

2019-01-11 16:58 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $525 million in additional funds to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María. These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public Assistance program to $5.3 billion.

2019-01-02 15:33 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico’s adoption of new building codes marks a major milestone in the island’s recovery—and sets in motion a roadmap that leads to a safer, stronger and more resilient Puerto Rico. 

2018-12-31 12:46 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during New Year’s Day.  

2018-12-27 15:35 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico— As 2018 ends, Puerto Rico’s transformation from hurricanes Irma and Maria has pivoted toward making the island stronger and more resilient.  

2018-12-26 15:47 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The community recovery center in Vega Alta will cease operations at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. Location:        Centro de Usos Múltiples Luis Muñoz Marín

2018-12-21 18:52 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  

2018-12-21 13:36 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $195 million to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María. These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public Assistance program to $4.7 billion.

2018-12-18 18:18 - News Release

TOA ALTA, Puerto Rico –The Toa Alta home of Edgar and Lourdes Cuadrado remained standing after Hurricane María passed where others did not--largely because the mitigation measures they had built into their home held strong.