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May 7, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Nonprofit organizations have an opportunity to attend workshops this month where they can learn about enhancing their support for communities recovering from hurricanes Irma...
May 3, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico –Home Depot, Kmart, National Lumber 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...
April 30, 2019
Although FEMA cannot make you whole, it may help your recovery move forward by providing temporary housing assistance grants for basic repairs to make your home safe, clean and functional.Step 1: The...
April 29, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $10.6 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...
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...