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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...
November 8, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA’s Helpline will remain open Monday for Veterans Day during its regular hours from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.   Disaster survivors whose homes were affected by hurricanes Irma and...
November 8, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – It’s often hard to gather documents in the middle of an emergency. Now that hurricane season is coming to an end, take time to make a comprehensive disaster plan.Having all...
November 6, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – In the middle of an emergency it might be difficult to think clearly and gather what you need. That’s why it might be a good idea to update your documents now that hurricane...
November 5, 2018
ISABELA, Puerto Rico — After losing her wood-framed home to Hurricane María, Kathy Valentine Hall, a marine biologist and expert in sea turtles, decided to build back stronger.With funding from FEMA’...
November 1, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Government of Puerto Rico and FEMA have opened community recovery centers to address local needs and expedite recovery assistance for survivors of hurricanes Irma and...
November 1, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded $208.5 million to the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority and $22.6 million in grants to the University of Puerto Rico to cover Hurricane María-related...
October 30, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Before disaster strikes your business, nothing is more important than having a plan in place to protect your employees and safeguard your assets to minimize the disruption to...
October 19, 2018
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Disasters bring out criminals looking to prey on survivors who appear to be easy targets for their scams.Survivors should be aware that fraud and scams can occur anytime. FEMA...