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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center now open in Aguada, Patillas and Vega Alta

Release date: 
February 9, 2018
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The government of Puerto Rico and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) on Friday, Feb. 9 in Aguada, Patillas and Vega Alta.

DRCs serve homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Specialists from the government of Puerto Rico and municipalities, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, nongovernmental organizations and the local community, will be on hand to help survivors register for assistance, answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. Services are provided in English and Spanish.

The Aguada, Patillas and Vega Alta DRCs are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. They are located at:

Salón de la Fama del Deporte Aguadeño
Sector Casualidad, Barrio Guayabo
Aguada, PR 00602

Vega Alta:
Centro de Recepciones Salón Julio Joaquín
PR-2 Km. 30.7
Vega Alta, PR 00692

Biblioteca Electrónica Luis M. Gastón
#35 Calle Muñoz Rivera
Patillas, PR 00723

To find location and hours of a DRC near you, visit


Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362) (voice, 711/VRS - Video Relay Service.) Multilingual operators are available. (Press 2 for Spanish). TTY call 800-462-7585.

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Last Updated: 
February 9, 2018 - 12:35