GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – 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.FEMA specialists will offer home improvement tips and share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from a disaster. Specialists will also suggest techniques to build hazard-resistant homes and answer questions. Most of the information and free publications provided are aimed at do-it-yourself work and general contractors.
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Maria survivors receiving direct leasing or rental assistance from FEMA now have until Sept. 20, 2019 to find permanent housing. FEMA’s rental assistance program distributes payment to survivors for temporary housing. With direct lease, the agency pays landlords or property managers directly.
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico— To better prepare Puerto Rico’s disaster response capabilities, FEMA has created a pilot program that has been providing trainings since last April to the Puerto Rico Emergency Management and Disaster Administration Bureau’s emergency managers and interagency coordinators across the island.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA will open community recovery centers on Wednesday, Feb. 20 in San German and Toa Baja. San German: National Guard PR 360 KM 1.0 San German, PR Toa Baja: Anexo Casa Alcaldía Dr. Blas C. Herrero Calle Rafael Arrieta #6 Toa Baja, PR
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $8.5 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 $5.4 billion.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18.
Hundreds of thousands of homeowners continue to repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged properties with assistance from several FEMA programs and other resources.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Case management services are available for survivors still receiving FEMA housing assistance.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The restoration of the Cuartel de Ballajá Barracks, an Old San Juan landmark, is currently in progress with the help of more than $17.5 million in FEMA grants.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – 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.