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Get Home Repair Advice May 21 – June 1 in Bayamón, Hatillo, Juana Díaz, Ponce, San Juan

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May 15, 2019
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Kmart and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger.


FEMA specialists will be in Bayamón, Hatillo, Juana Díaz, Ponce and San Juan from May 21 to June 1 to share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis. Most of the information and free publications they provide are for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.


All assistance and information are available in English and Spanish.


Residents can learn ways to protect themselves and their family and neighbors by visiting with FEMA advisors from May 21 to June 1 at the following locations:





Santa Rosa Mall

Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.




Plaza del Norte

506 Calle Truncado

Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.


Juana Díaz



Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.




Ponce Bypass

Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.


San Juan


Plaza las Américas

Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.


People who are deaf or hard of hearing may ask a FEMA specialist for an interpreter and the agency will arrange to provide one.


For more information on Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane María, 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) 711/VRS - Video Relay Service). Multilingual operators are available. (Press 2 for Spanish). TTY call 800-462-7585.


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May 15, 2019 - 13:40