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December 11, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Hurricane season is officially over, but residents should remember that disaster preparedness is a year-round responsibility. “Embracing a culture of preparedness starts not...
December 10, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Community Disaster Loan Program has approved more than $294 million for 75 municipalities throughout Puerto Rico. FEMA recently approved two municipalities for loans...
December 6, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico—A local contractor has begun safely disposing 20 million liters of surplus water that FEMA brought to Puerto Rico in response to the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and...
December 6, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $64 million to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane Maria. These awards bring to $4.6 billion the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s...
December 4, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the national day of mourning in observance of the passing of President George H.W. Bush.Disaster survivors whose...
November 29, 2018
SAN SEBASTIÁN, Puerto Rico – One community’s grassroots response helped restore power well ahead of other municipalities that waited for help in the dark after Hurricane María.  Two months after...
November 27, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – After Hurricane Maria, some people instinctively reached out to help their storm-ravaged neighborhoods. No one told them to do it. They took action on their own and gave what...
November 19, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the Thanksgiving holiday. Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma and María can get...
November 19, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $284 million to the Puerto Rico Bureau of Emergency Management and Disaster Administration and more than $1.3 million to the Municipality of Cabo...
November 13, 2018
PUNTA SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico – Recovery progress is perhaps more obvious here than elsewhere on the island as Punta Santiago sheds the moniker “Apocalypse Beach” locals adopted after Hurricane María...