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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...
March 9, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico – In the ongoing effort to reach the whole community, FEMA is offering sign language interpreters for disaster assistance information, programs and applications.   FEMA offers...
March 8, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with Ace Hardware and National Lumber to provide free information and tips on how to make homes...
March 5, 2020
PONCE, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico, the Central Office for Reconstruction, Recovery and Resiliency (COR3) and FEMA have partnered together to open a Joint Field Office in Ponce. This...
March 5, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – To date, FEMA has obligated over $67 million to repair and rebuild parks and other recreational facilities on the island that were damaged by Hurricane María. Representing 161...
February 29, 2020
CAGUAS, 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...
February 29, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Individuals who lost their jobs because of the earthquakes and live or work in any of the 25 municipalities FEMA approved for assistance have an extension of time to file for...