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Puerto Rico Hurricane Fiona

DR-4671-PR
Puerto Rico

ဖြစ်ပျက်မှု ကာလ: စက်တင်ဘာလ 17, 2022 - စက်တင်ဘာလ 21, 2022

ကြေညာမှု ရက်စွဲ-: စက်တင်ဘာလ 21, 2022


ယခုပိတ်လိုက်ပါပြီ - ဘေးအန္တရာယ်ဆိုင်ရာ အထောက်အပံ့အတွက်လျှောက်ထားခြင်း အချိန်ကာလ

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ယခု ဘေးအန္တရာယ် ဖြစ်ပြီးသည့်နောက် တစ်ဉီးချင်းနှင့် မိသားစုများအတွက် အထောက်အပံ့ရယူရန် လျှောက်ထားနိုင်သည့် နောက်ဆုံးနေ့သည် ပြီးဆုံးသွားခဲ့ပါပြီ။ သင်သည် တောင်းခံငွေ အသစ်တစ်ခုကို စတင်ရန် ပြုလုပ်နိုင်တော့မည် မဟုတ်ပါ။

ယခင်က တင်ထားသော တောင်းခံငွေနှင့်ပတ်သက်သော အခြေအနေကို စစ်ဆေးလိုပါက ဘေးအန္တရာယ်ဆိုင်ရာ အကူအညီပေးရေး အစိုးရ ဝပ်ဆိုဒ်ဖြစ်သည့်DisasterAssistance.govကို ဝင်ရောက်ကြည့်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။

အကူအညီအတွက် ကျွန်ုပ် လျှောက်ထားတယ်။ ဆက်ပြီး ဘာလုပ်ရမလဲ။

သင်ထံကို FEMA ထံမှ အကြောင်းကြားစာ ယူအက်စ် စာတိုက် သို့မဟုတ် အီလက်ထရွန်းနစ် ဆက်သွယ်ရေးနည်းဖြင့် ရောက်ရှိလာပါမယ်။ သင်ဟာ သင့်အထောက်အထားကို အတည်ပြုပေးရန် သို့မဟုတ် အိမ်တွင်း စစ်ဆေးမှုကို ပြုလုပ်ရန် လိုအပ်နိုင်တယ်။ COVID-19 ကြောင့် နှင့် ကျွန်ုပ်တို့ ဝန်ထမ်းများ နှင့် အသက်ရှင် ကျန်ရစ်သူတို့ရဲ့ လုံခြုံရေး နှင့် ကျန်းမာရေးကို ကာကွယ်ပေးရန် စစ်ဆေးမှုများ အားလုံးကို ဖုန်းဖြင့် ပြုလုပ်ပါမယ်။

“ကပ်ဘေး နောက်ပိုင်း အကူအညီ”

ဘာသာစကား 27 မျိုးဖြင့် ဘာသာပြန်ထားတဲ့ “ကပ်ဘေး နောက်ပိုင်း အကူအညီ" လက်ကမ်းစာစောင်များကို သင့်ရပ်ကွက်ထဲမှာ ဖြန့်ဝေပေးခြင်းဖြင့် ကပ်ဘေးမှ နာလန်ထူရာတွင် တစ်ဦးချင်း နှင့် မိသားစုများ FEMA ထံမှ ရရှိနိုင်ကြတဲ့ အကူအညီ အမျိုးအစားများကို ပြည်သူများအား နားလည်အောင် ကူညီပေးပါလိမ့်မယ်။

လက်ကမ်းစာစောင်များကို ‌ဒေါင်းလုဒ်ယူရန်

လုပ်အားပေးပြီး လှူဒါန်းပါ

ကပ်ဘေးရဲ့ နောက်မှာ နာလန်ထူရန် နှစ်ပေါင်းများစွာ ကြာနိုင်ပါတယ်။ ငွေသား၊ လိုအပ်တဲ့ အရာများ သို့မဟုတ် သင့်အချိန်ကိူ လှူဒါန်းခြင်းကဲ့သို့ ကူညီပေးရန် နည်းလမ်း များစွာ ရှိပါတယ်။အကူညီ လိုအပ်နေသူများကို ကူညီပေးနိုင်ပုံ အကြောင်းကို နောက်ထပ် လေ့လာပါ။

FEMA နှင့် အလုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်ခြင်း

သင်ဟာ ကပ်ဘေး ကယ်ဆယ်ရေးအတွက် ငွေပေးရတဲ့ ၀န်ဆောင်မှုများ နှင့် ကုန်စည်များ စီမံပေးရေးကို စိတ်ဝင်စားပါက၊ ကျွန်ုပ်တို့ရဲ့ FEMA နှင့် အလုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်ခြင်း စာမျက်နှာ ဖြင့် စတင်ပါ။ FEMA နှင့် အလုပ်လုပ်ကိုင်ခြင်း စာမျက်နှာ ဖြင့် စတင်ပါ။


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Period to Apply for Hurricane Fiona Disaster Assistance Has Closed

The period to apply for Disaster Assistance ended on Monday, November 21, 2022. However, help is still available. Applicants should get in touch with FEMA to update information and receive application assistance.

Late Application for Extenuating Circumstances

Survivors of Hurricane Fiona who were unable to apply for FEMA assistance during the regular application period may be considered for disaster assistance through a late application.

To be considered for a late application, survivors must register for disaster assistance and include a letter explaining the specific, extenuating circumstances that prevented them from registering during the regular application period. Circumstances that may justify this include illness, hospitalization or disability of the survivor, death of a close family member, or personal business travel. 

The letter must include the survivor's name, application number, disaster number and the last four digits of the applicant's social security number. Survivors must include all related documents to support their explanation.

Register for disaster assistance and upload your justification letter with supporting documentation at DisasterAssistance.gov.

The deadline is January 21, 2023.


Ways to Get in Touch With FEMA

    • Going online at DisasterAssistance.gov to check application status, upload requested documents, update contact information, and submit an appeal.

    • Calling the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-3362 to discuss their case with a FEMA representative, receive help understanding a FEMA determination, help writing an appeal, and rescheduling a missed home inspection. Press 1 for English, 2 for Spanish and 3 for all other languages.

      • People who use a relay service such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, provide FEMA the number for that service. Phone lines operate from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days a week.

    • Visiting a Disaster Recovery Center to receive in-person assistance from FEMA and SBA representatives. 

    • Find a DRC near you
    • Keep Your Recovery on Track

    Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) 

    Impacted survivors can visit the nearest DRC for assistance with their application. Representatives from FEMA and U.S. Small Business Administration are available at these centers to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about written correspondence and provide literature about repairs and rebuilding to make homes more disaster resistant.

    Residents who previously registered for assistance do not need to visit the DRC, but can ask questions or seek further information in person at the DRC in addition to online or by phone.

    Upcoming DRC Closures

    • Caguas, Mayaguez, Ponce and Vega Baja DRCs will close permanently on December 8, 2022 at 5pm. Service hours will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Saturday until closing.

    Survivors can go to any open center for help with the federal disaster assistance process. For operational hours or to find the nearest temporary DRC, click on the FEMA DRC link: DRC Locator

      Rebuild Stronger: Free Advice from a Specialist

      Disaster survivors who are repairing their homes after Hurricane Fiona can visit select Walmart, Home Depot and National Lumber hardware stores to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process. 

      FEMA mitigation specialists will share tips about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage, such as high winds and water. They will also provide information on topics such as selecting contractors, understanding flood insurance coverage and emergency preparedness. Find a location near you:

      • FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at the following stores from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 5 - December 9 at:

      National Lumber Quebradillas

      Carr. Núm. 2 Km 100.1

      Barrio Coco

      Quebradillas, PR 00678

      National Lumber Toa Alta

      Plaza Aquarium Shopping Center

      Carr. Núm. 165 Km 4.5

      Toa Alta, PR 00953
      • FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at the following Walmart location from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 5 – December 10 at:

      Walmart Santa Isabel

      Carr. Estatal Núm. 153 Km 7.2

      Barrio Jauca II

      Santa Isabel, PR 00757

      • FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at the following stores from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 12 – December 17 at:

      National Lumber Levittown

      Plaza Los Arcos

      Carr. Núm. 165 (marginal)

      Levittown, Toa Baja, PR 00949

      National Lumber Canóvanas

      Carr. 3, Km 13.7

      Barrio Canovanillas

      Canóvanas, PR 00729

      National Lumber Isabela

      Carr. Núm. 112 Km 1.3

      Int. Ave. Agustín R. Calero

      Isabela, PR 00662

      Walmart Guayama

      Ave. Los Veteranos, Km 134.7

      Guayama, PR 00784

      Home Depot Caguas

      Las Catalinas Mall

      Caguas, PR 00725

       

       

      Mitigation plans are key to breaking the cycle of disaster damage and reconstruction. Learn More

       

      Verifying Home Ownership or Occupancy

      FEMA is required to verify you lived at the address in your application as your primary residence before providing most types of IHP Assistance. FEMA is also required to verify you owned your home before providing Home Repair or Replacement Assistance.

      As part of our effort to make the disaster assistance process quicker and reduce the burden on applicants, we try to verify occupancy and ownership by using an automated public records search.

      If we cannot verify you lived in or owned the home that you listed in your application, we will ask you to provide documents to prove occupancy and/or ownership to help us determine if you are eligible for assistance.

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                      Documents to Verify Occupancy      Documents to Verify Home Ownership

      Must reflect the name of the applicant and the disaster damaged residence address. Documents may include but are not limited to:

      • Lease/housing agreement
      • Rent receipts
      • Driver's license, state-issued ID card or voter card
      • Utility bills
      • Merchant's statements
      • Employer's documents
      • Public official's documents
      • Motor Vehicle Registration
      • Federal or State Benefit documents
      • Self-declaration statement in writing

      Learn more

      Must reflect the name of the applicant and the disaster damaged residence address. This includes but are not limited to:

      • Deed or title
      • Mortgage documentation
      • Homeowners insurance documentation
      • Property tax receipt or bill
      • Home purchase contracts
      • Last will and testament naming you heir to the property
      • Receipts for major repairs or maintenance within 5 years prior to disaster
      • Public official's letter
      • Survivors with heirship properties but no ownership documentation may self-certify ownership as the last report. 

        Learn more

        How to Appeal Your FEMA Determination

        If you disagree with a FEMA decision about your eligibility for disaster assistance, you have the right to submit an appeal within 60 days from the date FEMA has on the determination letter.

        An appeal is a written request to FEMA to review your file again, and an opportunity to provide new or additional information not previously submitted that may affect the decision. You may appeal any decision from FEMA regarding your application for Individual Assistance, such as your initial eligibility decision, the amount or type of assistance provided to you, late applications, requests to return money, or a denial of Continued Temporary Housing Assistance.

        In your appeal provide documentation of the damage that affected your essential living space or made your home uninhabitable. That includes home repair estimates and receipts, insurance information (settlements/denial of claim letter), contractor bids or photos. And be sure to include any information or documents that FEMA requests in the decision letter.

        Keep in mind that after FEMA receives your letter, you may receive a phone call or a follow-up letter asking for more information.

        You can get help writing your appeal letter, as well as address other disaster-related legal concerns through free legal disaster-related assistance provided by Disaster Legal Services (DLS). For information about DLS, call the toll-free legal aid hotline Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at 1-800-981-5342 or by email at info@ayudalegalpr.org.

        If you have questions regarding the determination letter you received or how to file an appeal, you may contact a FEMA Helpline agent at 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA), or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. You may also choose to request a copy of your file from FEMA to help you understand why you received the decision you want to appeal.

        For more information and advice on the appeals process, see: Tips for Appealing a FEMA Decision

        Beware of Fraud and Scams

        After disasters there are people who will try to take advantage of survivors. Protect yourself from fraud, scams, and identity theft:

        • Do not let someone into your home who claims to be a FEMA employee but does not have a FEMA photo ID. Always ask to see a FEMA photo ID badge. A FEMA shirt or jacket is not proof of identity.
        • FEMA personnel will never ask for money in exchange for an inspection or application assistance.
        • If you get a call informing you that you are eligible for a FEMA disaster assistance program, do not provide any personal information. FEMA personnel will not contact you if you did not register for FEMA assistance.

        If you suspect fraud, contact local law enforcement and call the FEMA Disaster Fraud Hotline at 1-866-720-5721.

        Learn more

        Additional Resources

        Disaster Legal Services (DLS)

        Disaster Legal Services can provide free legal help to low-income disaster survivors. If you are not able to get adequate legal services for your disaster-related needs, DLS may be able to help with the following:

        • Insurance claims for medical bills, loss of property, and loss of life 
        • New wills, powers of attorney, and other legal papers lost during the disaster
        • Home-repair contracts and contractors
        • Problems with landlords
        • Proof of homeownership
        • FEMA assistance appeals

        Disaster Legal Services attorneys are not FEMA employees. Their services are confidential and they do not share information with FEMA. 

        For information about DLS, call the toll-free legal aid hotline Monday - Friday from 8 AM - 6PM at 1-800-981-5342 or by email at info@ayudalegalpr.org. This service is provided by the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association and Servicios Legales de Puerto Rico in collaboration with FEMA.

        Additional Multimedia

        Below you can find social media graphics and images with important safety messaging in various languages, including English, Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese.

        Social Media and Contact Information


        ငွေကြေးထောက်ပံ့ရေး တာ၀န်များ

        လူတစ်ဦးချင်း အကူအညီ Amount
        Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved $30,790,612.48
        Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved $552,462,413.72
        Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved $583,253,026.20
        Individual Assistance Applications Approved 717823
        အများပြည်သူ အကူအညီ Amount
        Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated $16,613,914.75
        Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated $22,447,159.61