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Learn How to Prepare your Home for Hurricane Season July 9-14 in Bayamón, Guaynabo, Mayagüez and Naranjito

Release date: 
July 7, 2018
Release Number: 
223

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Fort Buchanan, Home Depot and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and safer for hurricane season, as they repair and rebuild their homes.

 

FEMA specialists will offer home-improvement tips and share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from a disaster. Specialists will also suggest techniques to build hazard-resistant homes and can answer questions. Most of the information and free publications provided are aimed at do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

 

Topics include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding damaged homes. All information and assistance are available in English and Spanish.

 

FEMA advisors will be available July 9 to 14 in Bayamón, Guaynabo, Mayagüez and Naranjito at the following locations:

 

Home Depot

Western Plaza

State Hwy 2 km 149.5

Mayagüez, PR 00682

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.                                                               

Home Depot

725 W Main Ave. Suite 860

Bayamón, PR 00962

Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Sears

El Mercado Plaza Mall

PR 152 Naranjito, PR 00719

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

 

Sears

Ave Aguas Buenas

Bayamón, PR 00959

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fort Buchanan

678 Depot Rd

Guaynabo, PR 00934

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

 

 

 

For more information on Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane María, visit fema.gov/disaster/4339.

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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) 711/VRS - Video Relay Service). Multilingual operators are available. (Press 2 for Spanish). TTY call 800-462-7585.

 

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Last Updated: 
July 7, 2018 - 09:28