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Joint Press Conference with Updates on Response Efforts

Release date: 
October 2, 2017

Officials will be available to take questions

  • WHAT:  PRESS CONFERENCE WITH PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR ROSSELLO, FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY  (FEMA) OFFICIALS AND U.S. MILITARY OFFICIALS
  • WHEN: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017, 8 a.m. EDT
  • WHERE: CENTRO DE CONVENCIONES, Second Floor Press Room, 100 Convention Blvd, San Juan, PR, 00907- 4900

Local and national press are invited to attend a press conference tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. Speakers include Governor Ricardo Rossello, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, and Commander of Joint Force Land Component Command Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan.

They will be providing an update on response efforts as well as military support efforts.

The briefing will be live-streamed via https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/12580 and https://www.facebook.com/fema.

Information to include news, rumor control, how you can help, safety tips and more can be found at http://www.fema.gov/hurricane-maria

Imagery and videos, as well as previous press conferences, can be found at https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/FSPRVI

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Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 11:59