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An additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Ponce. The joint DRC, a partnership between the municipality, the Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA, will help Hurricane Fiona survivors apply for FEMA assistance, upload documents needed for their application and answer questions in person.
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When natural disasters occur, it is common to find people who want to take advantage of survivors by posing as official disaster aid workers or as relatives trying to help survivors complete their applications.
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Survivors from Hurricane Fiona in Puerto Rico are offered several, quicker alternatives to initiate their recovery process when applying for FEMA disaster assistance, than the regular FEMA registration phoneline. These options include downloading the FEMA application, visiting www.disasterassistance.gov or the nearest joint Disaster Recovery Center (DRC).
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Two additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are now open in Cayey and Vega Baja. The joint DRCs, a partnership between the municipality, the Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA, will help Hurricane Fiona survivors apply for FEMA assistance, upload documents needed for their application and answer questions in person.
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Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are now open in Caguas and Mayagüez. The joint DRCs, a partnership between the Municipality, the Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA, will help Hurricane Fiona survivors apply for FEMA assistance, upload documents needed for their application and answer questions in person.
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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.