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Get Home Repair Advice July 2 – 13 in Arecibo, Bayamón, Carolina, Guayama and Ponce

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June 28, 2019
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Home Depot, National Lumber 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 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. People who are deaf or hard of hearing may ask a FEMA specialist for an interpreter and the agency will arrange to provide one.


Residents can learn ways to protect themselves and their family and neighbors by visiting with FEMA advisors from July 2 to July 13 at the following locations:




Plaza Atlántico

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

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




Los Colobos

Carolina, Puerto Rico

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





Parque Industrial San Rafael

Ponce, Puerto Rico

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




Victory Shopping Center

Road 167

Bayamón, Puerto Rico

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




Road 3 Km L34.7

Guayama, Puerto Rico

Tuesday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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: 
June 28, 2019 - 15:07