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DR-4339 Hurricane Maria By The Numbers

Release Date:
September 1, 2020

Amounts of assistance provided by FEMA to survivors and communities in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.

Repairs

  • Voluntary Agencies Leading & Organizing Repair repairs completed: 6,323
  • Tu Hogar Renace repairs completed: 108,484

Power Generators

  • Prior to 2017: Caribbean Distribution Center - Total: 90
  • On hand today:Total: 145

FEMA Individual Assistance

Total dollars approved: $1.5 billion

  • Financial Housing Assistance: $775 million
  • Other Needs Assistance (including Critical Needs Assistance): $422.2 million
  • Direct Housing Assistance: $17.2 million
  • Human Services: $273 million

FEMA Public Assistance

Total dollars obligated - $23.4 billion

  • Project worksheets obligated - 6,677

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

  • Total claims approved: 11,714 (As of Nov. 27, 2019)
  • Funding allocated: $16 million

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

  • Loans approved: 56,625 (As of Jun. 18, 2020)
  • Total dollars approved: $2 billion

Restored Services

  • PRASA - 99%
  • PREPA - 99.9%
  • Wastewater Treatment Plants - 100%

Number of Federal Employees

  • Total - 1,155
  • FEMA Employees (Total) - 1,059 (93% local employees)
  • Other Federal/Contractors - 96

Puerto Rico Rebuilding

Summary of federal assistance provided to help Puerto Rico respond to and recover from Hurricane Maria.

  • Public Assistance - $23.4 billion total obligated
    • $703 million funding for Debris Removal
    • $4.6 billion funding for Emergency Protective Measures
    • $18.2 billion Permanent Work and Management Costs
  • Public Assistance Obligations per week - $10 billion (as of January 15-21, 2021)
  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program - $69.5 million obligated
  • USACE Mission Assignments - $3.2 billion◦Grid Restoration - $2 billion
    • Temporary Power Generators - $665.2 million
    • Generator Maintenance to Critical Infrastructure - $115 million
    • Debris Removal Mission Assignments - $217 million
  • HUD Community Development Disaster Recovery - $20 billion awarded
  • Power Reconstruction and Permanent Work - $9.5 billion obligated

Federal Housing Snapshot

A snapshot of federal housing assistance provided to Hurricane Maria survivors in Puerto Rico.

Individual & Households Program

Rental Assistance - $143.3 million Essential Home Repairs - $566.4 million Home Replacement - $90.7 million

Other Needs Assistance- $586.9

Voluntary Agencies Leading and Organizing Repair

Repairs completed - 6,323

  • Estimated total - $25 million

Tu Hogar Renace

Repairs completed - 108,484

  • Average cost per home - $10,409

Permanent Housing Construction - 100% completed

  • Properties repaired - 51

Temporary Roofing

100% completed

  • Blue Roof - 59,469
  • FEMA Self Help Tarps - 125,981

Direct Lease/Multi- Family Lease and Repair

  • 367 families impacted
  • Total dollar amount - $13.3 million

Commodity Stock Puerto Rico

FEMA’s inventory of commodities in Puerto Rico for the 2020 Hurricane Season - As of January 14, 2021/Updated monthly.

Water (in liters)

  • 2017: 800,000

  • Present: 7.2 million

Meals

  • 2017: 500,000
  • Present: 5.7 million

Generators

  • 2017: 90
  • Present: 145

Blankets

  • 2017: 6,000
  • Present: 19,000

Tarps

  • 2017: 13,000
  • Present: 174,000

Plastic Sheeting

  • 2017: 15,000
  • Present: 74,000

 

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Last updated January 26, 2021