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Get Home Repair Advice June 4 - 15 in Bayamón, Carolina, Hatillo, Juana Díaz, Salinas

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May 31, 2019
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Home Depot, Kmart and National Lumber have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from earthquakes and tsunamis.


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 answer questions. Most of the information and free publications provided are aimed at do-it-yourself work and general contractors.


Free disaster preparedness information on earthquakes and tsunamis will also be available. 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 June 4 - 15 at the following locations:


Plaza Río Hondo                                                                                       


Plaza Río Hondo, Bayamón, Puerto Rico

Tuesday-Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Parque Escorial

Home Depot

Parque Escorial

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Tuesday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Home Depot

Road Num. 2, Km 84.3

Hatillo, Puerto Rico

Near Walmart

Tuesday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Juana Díaz

National Lumber

Carr 149 KM 8

Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico

Tuesday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


National Lumber

Monserrate Mall

Main Rd, Km 1.8 Luis Muñoz Rivera Rd

Salinas, Puerto Rico

Tuesday-Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 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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Last Updated: 
May 31, 2019 - 10:38