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February 12, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Homeowners and renters in the 25 southwest Puerto Rico municipalities that were approved for disaster assistance for the recent earthquakes may apply for assistance from FEMA...
February 11, 2020
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...
February 11, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated an additional $63 million in funds for 56 projects related to the recovery and...
February 10, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – At the request of the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA has approved the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program which provides eligible earthquake survivors hotel or motel...
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,...