Hurricane Maria posed a threat to so many on the island, residents have become more conscious of what they need to do to prepare themselves for possible disasters in the future. But certain populations, such as college students, pregnant women, young children, the elderly and those with accessible needs should take special precautions
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Kmart 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.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico— The 2019 hurricane season begins soon so Puerto Rico residents need to make sure they’re prepared. That means having enough food, water and other commodities to sustain a household.
The U.S. Small Business Administration helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses.The SBA was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Puerto Rico communities recovering from the psychological effects of Hurricane Maria are benefiting from a federal grant supporting community-based mental health services.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded about $21 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 $5.7 billion.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Nonprofit organizations have an opportunity to attend workshops this month where they can learn about enhancing their support for communities recovering from hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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.
Although FEMA cannot make you whole, it may help your recovery move forward by providing temporary housing assistance grants for basic repairs to make your home safe, clean and functional.Step 1: The Government of Puerto Rico Requests Aid from FEMABefore FEMA may provide financial help to disaster survivors, the president must first declare a disaster for individuals and households.FEMA’s aid is a supplement for the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected.Step 2: Major Disaster is Declared
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $10.6 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 $5.6 billion.