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2019-04-04 16:07 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – National Lumber, Home Depot 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.  

2019-04-03 15:57 - News Release

Note: This version updates Fact Sheet 52 by addressing recent changes in the PA process. What is Public Assistance? Public Assistance reimburses the Government of Puerto Rico, 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 disaster-damaged infrastructure including roads, bridges, buildings and utilities.

2019-03-26 18:33 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Individuals who are still unemployed because of hurricanes Irma and María may be eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance, or DUA. This is a program managed by the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources, or PRDOL, and funded by FEMA.  

2019-03-22 17:27 - News Release

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 from earthquakes and tsunamis. 

2019-03-21 13:32 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $193.6 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.

2019-03-20 17:43 - News Release

A Year and a Half Marks Progress Made and Sets the Stage for Long-Term Recovery GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — FEMA, local government agencies and other federal partners continue supporting the Government of Puerto Rico’s plan for recovery after Hurricane Maria. With more than $8.5 billion granted so far for Public Assistance, Individual Assistance and Mitigation grants, the island is better positioned to build back stronger.

2019-03-14 14:05 - News Release

From day one, volunteer organizations have been key in helping survivors in Puerto Rico rebuild their lives after hurricanes Irma and María. To continue helping survivors through their journey to long-term recovery, the Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA opened community recovery centers, or CRCs across the island where nonprofits could meet face to face with survivors.  

2019-03-06 18:32 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded nearly $70 million for disaster case management in Puerto Rico. This partnership provides survivors with a single point of contact to facilitate access to a broad range of resources and expedites their recovery after hurricanes Irma and María.  

2019-03-06 15:52 - News Release

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – National Lumber has 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. 

2019-02-21 21:22 - News Release

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.