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2019-10-21 13:34 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Puerto Rico Community Recovery Centers, or CRCs, will change their hours of operation beginning on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. All centers will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2019-10-18 21:38 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Today, FEMA Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor appointed 15 members to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC). Among them is Dr. Carol Salas, Director of Puerto Rico University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in San Juan.

2019-10-15 14:02 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded roughly $29.4 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 $5.9 billion. The latest grants are as follows:

2019-10-15 13:47 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico’s Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency (COR3) request for an extension to fixed cost estimates under the Section 428 Alternative Procedures for Hurricane Maria has been granted. FEMA, the Commonwealth, and Applicants are authorized to continue to develop and accept fixed cost estimate agreements for damage caused by Hurricane Maria.

2019-10-04 13:06 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Home Depot and Kmart 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. 

2019-09-30 18:06 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As Puerto Rico continues to recover from hurricanes Irma and María, FEMA and the Commonwealth have agreed to approve a second extension for assistance under the agency’s Individual and Households program through Nov. 30, 2019.

2019-09-26 17:04 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will reopen Thursday, September 26, 2019 and will resume their regular hours of operation.

2019-09-26 16:53 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All Community Recovery Centers will remain closed on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 due to forecast inclement weather related to Tropical Storm Karen.  Recovery centers will resume their regular hours once post-storm assessments are complete.

2019-09-20 14:58 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – 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. 

2019-09-17 16:59 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Two years into Puerto Rico’s historic recovery mission, FEMA remains committed to supporting communities by working closely with the Government of Puerto Rico, the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency, or COR3 and other federal partners. Important strides have been made to support the Commonwealth’s Economic and Disaster Recovery Plan for Puerto Rico and pave the way for a more resilient island.