PUNTA SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico – Recovery progress is perhaps more obvious here than elsewhere on the island as Punta Santiago sheds the moniker “Apocalypse Beach” locals adopted after Hurricane María.
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open Monday for Veterans Day during its regular hours from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – It’s often hard to gather documents in the middle of an emergency. Now that hurricane season is coming to an end, take time to make a comprehensive disaster plan.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – In the middle of an emergency it might be difficult to think clearly and gather what you need. That’s why it might be a good idea to update your documents now that hurricane season is about to end.Having all your important documents organized now can help you after an emergency. This can help when filing insurance claims or applying for federal disaster assistance.Updating documents applies to individuals, families and business owners. Check which ones apply to you.Personal documents
ISABELA, Puerto Rico — After losing her wood-framed home to Hurricane María, Kathy Valentine Hall, a marine biologist and expert in sea turtles, decided to build back stronger.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $208.5 million to the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority and $22.6 million in grants to the University of Puerto Rico to cover Hurricane María-related expenses. These awards bring the total amount of funds obligated under the agency’s Public Assistance program to $4 billion.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA have opened community recovery centers to address local needs and expedite recovery assistance for survivors of hurricanes Irma and María. The centers serve all community members, and visitors do not have to be registered with FEMA to access these services.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Before disaster strikes your business, nothing is more important than having a plan in place to protect your employees and safeguard your assets to minimize the disruption to the business.
Public Assistance reimburses local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for removing disaster-generated debris, the cost of preparing for and responding to the disaster and repairing or replacing eligible infrastructure including roads, bridges, buildings and utilities.