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Get Home Repair Advice until October 30 in Arecibo, Carolina, Mayagüez and San Juan

Release date: 
October 23, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4339-PR NR 395

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 until Oct. 30 at the following locations:

 

Arecibo

Kmart

State Road PR-2

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

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

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

 

Mayagüez

Home Depot

2765 Avenue Hostos, Suite 140

Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Wednesday - Sunday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  

Carolina

Kmart

Centro Comercial Los Colobos

Carolina, Puerto Rico

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

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

 

San Juan

Kmart

Monte Hiedra Town Center

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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

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.

 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 23, 2019 - 08:40