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January 23, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Individuals who have exhausted Disaster Unemployment Assistance, or DUA, may be eligible for up to 26 weeks of additional continued unemployment benefits. DUA is for employees...
January 17, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 21.  Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma...
January 14, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – 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 from earthquakes and...
January 11, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $525 million in additional funds to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María. These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under...
January 2, 2019
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico’s adoption of new building codes marks a major milestone in the island’s recovery—and sets in motion a roadmap that leads to a safer, stronger...
December 31, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during New Year’s Day.  Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma and María can get updates on...
December 27, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico— As 2018 ends, Puerto Rico’s transformation from hurricanes Irma and Maria has pivoted toward making the island stronger and more resilient.  The island’s long-term recovery...
December 26, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The community recovery center in Vega Alta will cease operations at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. Location:        Centro de Usos Múltiples Luis Muñoz MarínCarr. 140...
December 21, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $195 million to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane María. These awards bring the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public...
December 21, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma and María can...