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April 24, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved nearly $300 million for 76 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico.FEMA recently approved the Municipality of Utuado for a $5...
April 23, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico—Houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Maria have until Friday May 17, 2019 to apply for FEMA help and submit all required documentation. They may be eligible through FEMA’s...
April 18, 2019
FEMA has a clear mission: help people before, during and after a disaster. Focused on the importance of preparedness for the whole nation, FEMA has coordinated the federal government’s role regarding...
April 17, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – All community recovery centers in Puerto Rico will remain open Good Friday on April 19. The centers serve all community members and visitors do not have to be registered with...
April 4, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – National Lumber, Home Depot and Sears have teamed with FEMA to provide residents of Puerto Rico with free information and tips on how to make homes safer and stronger from...
April 3, 2019
Note: This version updates Fact Sheet 52 by addressing recent changes in the PA process. What is Public Assistance? Public Assistance reimburses the Government of Puerto Rico, local governments and...
March 26, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Individuals who are still unemployed because of hurricanes Irma and María may be eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance, or DUA. This is a program managed by the...
March 22, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Kmart and Sears 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...
March 21, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $193.6 million in additional funds to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María. These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s...
March 20, 2019
A Year and a Half Marks Progress Made and Sets the Stage for Long-Term Recovery GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — FEMA, local government agencies and other federal partners continue supporting the Government...