News, Media & Events: Puerto Rico
2023-05-09T08:00:00 2023-06-08T17:00:00 Important Date May 9, 2023 Jun 8, 2023 May 9, 2023 - Jun 8, 2023
FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback on nine Public Health resource typing definitions. This 30-day national engagement period will conclude at 5 p.m. ET on June 8, 2023.
2023-05-09T08:00:00 2023-06-23T17:00:00 Important Date May 9, 2023 Jun 23, 2023 May 9, 2023 - Jun 23, 2023
FEMA Seeks Public Feedback on Engaging Faith-Based and Community Organizations: Planning Considerations for Emergency Managers
FEMA and the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships are updating “Engaging Faith-Based and Community Organizations: Planning Considerations for Emergency Managers.”
2023-05-10T22:00:00 2024-05-08T23:30:00 Virtual May 10, 2023 May 8, 2024 May 10, 2023 EST - May 8, 2024 11:30 p.m. EST
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Press Releases and Fact Sheets
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allocated over $1 million in mitigation measures for generator projects that will help address future disasters in several facilities at Bayamón and Guaynabo. These funds under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will provide essential services to communities during power outages or future natural disasters. To date, the agency has awarded nearly $415.3 million under HMGP for the installation of generators in multiple projects.
With hurricane season upon us, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages residents in Puerto Rico to get their families and property ready now. Taking early preparedness steps enhances the response and recovery processes from these severe weather events.
Over $8.1 million were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to repair roads and bridges damaged by Fiona in Humacao, Jayuya, Las Piedras, Mayagüez, Patillas and Yauco. Among the permanent projects are the Los Pilones Road in Mayagüez and Puente Gladys, in Barrio Guardarraya, Patillas that have completed their construction.