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Get Home Repair Advice October 6 - 19 in Aguadilla, Carolina, Ponce and San Juan

Release date: 
October 3, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4339-PR NR 390

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Home Depot and Kmart 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.

 

All assistance and information are available in English and Spanish. People who are deaf of 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 Oct. 6 to Oct. 19 at the following locations:

 

Aguadilla

Kmart

Road Num.2 km 126.5

Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Wednesday - Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Carolina

Home Depot

Centro Comercial Los Colobos

Carolina, Puerto Rico

Tuesday - Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Ponce

Kmart

Ponce by Pass Ste. 135

Ponce, Puerto Rico

Wednesday - Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

San Juan

Home Depot

Montehiedra Town Center

State Hwy 52 and Sr 842

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Wednesday - Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 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: 
October 4, 2019 - 09:06