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Get Home Repair Advice on August 13-24 in Arecibo, Juana Díaz, San Juan and Yauco

Release date: 
August 8, 2019
Release Number: 
376

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Ferretería La Central, 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. People who are deaf of hard of hearing may ask 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 August 13-24 at the following locations:

 

Arecibo

Kmart

Plaza del Atlántico

Road 2

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Aug 13-24
Tuesday-Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Juana Díaz

National Lumber

8 Carr. 149

Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico Aug. 13-24

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

 

San Juan
Ferretería La Central
1151 Ave. Piñero
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Aug 13-17
Tuesday-Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

San Juan

Home Depot

Montehiedra Town Center

State Hwy 52 and Sr 842

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Aug 13-24

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

 

Trujillo Alto

Kmart

200 Carr. 181

Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico

Aug 21-24

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

 

Yauco                                                

Kmart

601 Yauco Plaza II

Yauco, Puerto Rico

Aug 13-17

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

 

Yauco

National Lumber

PR 121

Yauco, Puerto Rico

Aug 21-24

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

For more information on Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane María, visit www.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: 
August 8, 2019 - 11:52