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2019-12-10 15:05 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated nearly $59 million in additional funds for 60 projects related to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico. These funds were obligated between November 25 and December 5. 

2019-12-09 12:52 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, and FEMA continue leading recovery efforts to support community aqueducts on the island through the Water Coalition.

2019-12-05 19:51 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor met today with mayors from five municipalities across the island to address concerns and discuss strategies to move recovery forward.  

2019-12-04 17:46 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As part of his three-day visit to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Acting FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor met with Governor Wanda Vázquez-Garced and other government officials today to discuss the island’s recovery.

2019-12-03 15:47 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Puerto Rico Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency, or COR3, have awarded more than $44 million in federal grants to the University of Puerto Rico to cover costs for emergency protective measures related to Hurricane María.

2019-12-02 11:34 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated nearly $18.5 million in additional funds for 115 projects related to the recovery and reconstruction of Puerto Rico. 

2019-11-26 18:56 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Private Nonprofits, including Houses of Worship, that are requesting aid under FEMA’s Public Assistance program for damage related to hurricanes Irma and María should be aware of con artists and others who may attempt to engage in fraudulent activity.  

2019-11-18 13:52 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded over $3.7 million in additional funds to Coamo and Salinas municipalities to cover costs related to Hurricane María.These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public Assistance program to nearly $6 billion. The latest grants are as follows:

2019-11-14 16:40 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As long-term recovery continues, the remaining 10 Community Recovery Centers, known as CRCs, will close on Nov. 21 and Dec. 5.  

2019-11-08 17:49 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As long-term recovery continues, Community Recovery Centers, known as CRCs, will continue phased closing schedules.