News and Media: Disaster 4671

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To learn from past experiences and apply those lessons to avoid reoccurring problems, is the main drive for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program. To date, FEMA has approved more than $108 million for eligible mitigation projects due to Hurricane Fiona, to reduce disaster risks from future events in several communities of Puerto Rico.
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The recovery process from Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico continues at an unwavering tempo with over $563 million in FEMA Public Assistance (PA) program funds to address emergency and permanent projects for damaged infrastructure in the Island. In December 2023 alone, FEMA approved 174 obligations, from which nine (9) were large projects totaling nearly $20 million for recovery work such as debris removal, and repair of roads and bridges affected by this hurricane.
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For the last 15 months, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been collaborating with the Government of Puerto Rico to speed up the recovery process due to the damage that Hurricane Fiona left in September 2022. To date, more than $1.2 billion has been awarded in disaster assistance to help survivors, communities and public infrastructure affected.
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Since last year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been consistently supporting the Government of Puerto Rico in its recovery efforts due to Hurricane Fiona, swiftly advancing federal funds. To date, more than $1.1 billion has been awarded in disaster assistance for survivors, communities and public infrastructure affected.
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FEMA awarded over $646 million in Individual Assistance (IA) grants to survivors, since Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico almost a year ago. More than 740,000 households have received disaster assistance funding to repair and rebuild damaged homes.
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Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Programmatic EA for School Infrastructure Recovery and Resiliency, signed 05/08/2023

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Puerto Rico; FEMA-4671-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4671-DR; Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Fiona beginning on September 17, 2022, and continuing.

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Orden Ejecutiva 12898: Justicia Ambiental

Esta hoja informativa está dirigida a los solicitantes y subsolicitantes y su propósito es dar a conocer los requisitos de justicia ambiental para sus programas de subvención. La hoja informativa ayudará a los solicitantes y subsolicitantes a comprender la manera en que FEMA revisa los proyectos propuestos conforme a lo dispuesto por la Orden Ejecutiva 12898 y brinda ejemplos de los tipos de proyectos que pueden tener consideraciones de justicia ambiental.