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March 6, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded nearly $70 million for disaster case management in Puerto Rico. This partnership provides survivors with a single point of contact to facilitate access to a...
February 21, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Kmart and National Lumber 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...
February 20, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA will open community recovery centers on Wednesday, Feb. 20 in San German and Toa Baja. San German: National Guard PR 360 KM 1.0 San...
February 20, 2019
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico— To better prepare Puerto Rico’s disaster response capabilities, FEMA has created a pilot program that has been providing trainings since last April to the Puerto Rico Emergency...
February 20, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Maria survivors receiving direct leasing or rental assistance from FEMA now have until Sept. 20, 2019 to find permanent housing. FEMA’s rental assistance program...
February 19, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $8.5 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 Public...
February 14, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Case management services are available for survivors still receiving FEMA housing assistance. The deadline for receiving FEMA rental assistance and the agency’s Direct Lease...
February 14, 2019
Hundreds of thousands of homeowners continue to repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged properties with assistance from several FEMA programs and other resources. The deadline for receiving FEMA...
February 14, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 18.  Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma and María...
February 13, 2019
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The restoration of the Cuartel de Ballajá Barracks, an Old San Juan landmark, is currently in progress with the help of more than $17.5 million in FEMA grants.Built between...