News, Media & Events: Puerto Rico

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Federal Resume Workshop - West Coast Monthly Zoom presentation provided by FEMA Webinars will be every First Wednesday of each month. Topics Include: FEMA Overview Federal Resume Writing Tips Navigating USAJobs Additional Resources

Provides an overview of the requirements and FEMA financial assistance applicability under the Build America, Buy America Act (BABAA), FEMA’s waiver authority and waiver types, and review of additional FEMA resources.

Provides an overview of the requirements and FEMA financial assistance applicability under the Build America, Buy America Act (BABAA), FEMA’s waiver authority and waiver types, and review of additional FEMA resources.

Preparedness Tips

A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.

Press Releases and Fact Sheets

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Nearly $811 million in federal grants, disaster loans, public assistance grants and flood insurance payments have been provided to Puerto Rico and to households affected by Hurricane Fiona to help jumpstart their recovery.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 30, 2023
The first phase for the construction of a new reservoir in the Valenciano river and the expansion of the Valenciano Water Treatment Plant has been approved at a cost of over $18.5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). The new stream reservoir, located in the municipality of Juncos and an asset of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA), will have a capacity of 12.7 million cubic meters of water.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 29, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently approved about $422 million to restore and renovate 37 residential properties belonging to the Public Housing Administration (PHA) due to damage caused by Hurricane María. These works will benefit over 5,400 families throughout the island.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | January 26, 2023