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February 7, 2020
EDITOR’S NOTE: This version CORRECTS the deadline for filing for DUA from Feb. 28, 2020, to March 3, 2020 and clarifies filing requirements. CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Individuals who lost their jobs...
February 6, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Nine more municipalities that were affected by the earthquakes that began Dec. 28, 2019, in southwest Puerto Rico have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual...
February 5, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — Recently, FEMA obligated nearly $14.3 million in federal funds to the Puerto Rico State Historic Preservation Office for permanent work to restore the Cuartel de Ballajá in...
February 4, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – If earthquakes and aftershocks are causing you stress and anxiety, know that you are not alone.   While it is natural to withdraw and to keep feelings to yourself, connecting...
February 4, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated over $22.1 million in additional funds for 33 projects related to the recovery...
February 3, 2020
During earthquakes, secondary aftershocks are usually less violent than the main earthquake but can be strong enough to do additional damage to weakened structures and can occur in the first hours,...
February 3, 2020
Who should apply for assistance?If you live in the designated municipalities of Adjuntas, Cabo Rojo, Corozal, Guánica, Guayanilla, Jayuya, Lajas, Lares, Maricao, Peñuelas, Ponce, San Germán, San...
January 31, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – If you were affected by the recent series of earthquakes, you may be eligible for assistance from FEMA.FEMA’s Individual Assistance program may provide some financial assistance...
January 31, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Individuals who lost their jobs because of the earthquakes in southwest Puerto Rico and live or work in any of the 16 municipalities FEMA approved for assistance may be eligible...
January 31, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Disaster recovery centers that are jointly run by the Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA are open in Guánica, Guayanilla, Peñuelas, Ponce, Utuado and Yauco to assist survivors...