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2019-08-16 13:04 - News Release

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico — Nearly 600 students from the ages of 6 to 13 received natural disaster preparedness tools at various events throughout Puerto Rico.

2019-08-08 15:52 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Ferretería La Central, Home Depot, Kmart and National Lumber 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. 

2019-08-06 19:58 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Survivors in Puerto Rico who are currently receiving rental assistance from FEMA or are participating in the agency’s Direct Housing program have until September 20, 2019 to develop a long-term housing plan and find permanent housing. Normally, these programs are available up to 18 months after the date of the disaster declaration.

2019-08-06 15:52 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – ACE Hardware, Home Depot, Kmart, 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. 

2019-08-06 15:16 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will remain closed on Monday, July 29, 2019 for administrative reasons. The centers are expected to resume their regular hours of operation on Tuesday, July 30.  

2019-07-29 19:38 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –FEMA staff and Puerto Rico emergency management officials participated in a Caribbean-area hurricane exercise this week to help strengthen the island’s hurricane response capabilities.     

2019-07-26 18:53 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will temporarily close at 3 p.m. today, July 26, 2019 for administrative reasons. The centers are expected to resume their regular hours of operation on Monday, July 29.  

2019-07-26 18:47 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Community Recovery Center and FEMA Branch IV office located in Ponce will temporarily close at noon today, July 23, 2019 for administrative reasons. The community recovery center in Manatí will also close today at 2 p.m. The centers and the Branch office in Ponce are expected to resume their regular hours of operation on Wednesday, July 24.

2019-07-19 16:39 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will close at noon on Friday, July 19,2019 due to anticipated disruptions of transportation as a result of ongoing protests across the island. In addition, all centers will be closed on Monday, July 22.  

2019-07-16 21:13 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17,2019 due to anticipated disruptions of transportation as a result of ongoing protests across the island.