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March 27, 2020
WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by...
March 25, 2020
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair and/or replace facilities damaged by the...
March 24, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated an additional $18.7 million in funds for 146 projects related to the recovery...
March 16, 2020
Effective immediately, FEMA will suspend, until March 30, in-field operations in support of the Puerto Rico earthquakes. FEMA personnel will continue to work on the island to support survivors.  FEMA...
March 14, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico – Individuals and families who were affected by the Dec. 28-Feb. 4 earthquakes in 33 municipalities now have until April 15, 2020, to apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. The...
March 14, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with National Lumber to provide free information and tips on how to make homes damaged by earthquakes...
March 12, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico – Eight more municipalities that were affected by the earthquakes that began in December in Puerto Rico have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program. ...
March 11, 2020
WASHINGTON - On Jan. 16, 2020, President Trump declared that a major disaster existed in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and ordered federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery...
March 10, 2020
The obligations include funds for the Ponce Port GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated an additional $37.8 million...
March 9, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico - Registered earthquake survivors receive a determination letter from FEMA stating an eligibility decision. Each registration is processed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis, so...