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January 22, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Ten more municipalities that were affected by the recent earthquakes that began in December have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program. At the...
January 21, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated over $19 million in additional funds for 42 projects related to the recovery...
January 21, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Susan Centeno community health center in Vieques, known locally as a CDT, will receive over $39.5 million in funds from FEMA as a result of damage caused by Hurricane...
January 20, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico and federal recovery officials urge disaster survivors to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud.Disasters often bring...
January 18, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico - Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams from FEMA are going door-to-door and visiting shelters, talking to people affected by the recent series of earthquakes in the south of...
January 17, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – With President Donald J. Trump’s approval of a Major Disaster Declaration on Jan. 16, 2020, homeowners and renters in six designated municipalities may now apply for Individual...
January 16, 2020
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of...
January 14, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated over $2.7 million in additional funds for 22 projects related to the recovery...
January 13, 2020
In practice, the $5 million “cap” on an EM declaration limit is not a hard limit, and provides a requirement that FEMA notify Congress when an emergency goes above $5 million. In order for the cap to...
January 12, 2020
STATEMENT:FEMA is fully committed to providing preparedness, response and recovery information in formats accessible to the whole community and takes its responsibility to meet the needs of the deaf...