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FEMA Visits Kmart Stores February 10-15 in Mayagüez and Ponce

Release date: 
February 11, 2020
Release Number: 
DR-4473-PR NR 13

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico FEMA mitigation community education and outreach specialists will be at two Kmart locations to answer questions and to provide free information and tips on how to strengthen and secure homes damaged by earthquakes and hurricanes.


The specialists will be available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10 through Saturday, Feb. 15, at these two Kmart locations in Mayagüez and Ponce:

2765 Ave. Hostos, Suite 150
Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00680  

2643 Ponce Bypass
Ponce, Puerto Rico 00728

Successful methods to prevent or reduce damage from disasters will be shared along with tips on building hazard-resistant homes. Most of the information and free publications provided are geared for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.


Teams will share information on earthquakes and other natural disasters, provide publications and offer mitigation advice for damage to buildings from natural disasters.


All information and assistance will be available in English and Spanish.


For more information on Puerto Rico’s disaster recovery, visit the Government of Puerto Rico,, and Facebook:


FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.


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) or 711 for Video Relay Service. Multilingual operators are available. (Press 2 for Spanish.) TTY call 800-462-7585.


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Last Updated: 
February 11, 2020 - 09:29