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February 12, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – A free legal aid hotline is now available to eligible Puerto Rico residents affected by the earthquakes that began in December. Puerto Rico residents facing earthquake-related...
February 11, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. – The City of Jacksonville will receive more than $4 million in federal grant money for the acquisition and demolition of 22 flood-prone single-family homes throughout the city.  The...
February 11, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. – FEMA has approved $1,003,694 for the State of Florida to help the City of Plantation defray administrative costs associated with Hurricane Irma recovery under FEMA’s Public Assistance...
February 11, 2020
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA and the Central Office for Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience, or COR3, have obligated an additional $63 million in funds for 56 projects related to the recovery and...
February 11, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – FEMA mitigation community education and outreach specialists will be at two Kmart locations to answer questions and to provide free information and tips on how to strengthen and...
February 10, 2020
Oakland, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $3 million to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and Marin County to reduce flood risk and...
February 10, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – At the request of the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA has approved the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program which provides eligible earthquake survivors hotel or motel...
February 7, 2020
EDITOR’S NOTE: This version CORRECTS the deadline for filing for DUA from Feb. 28, 2020, to March 3, 2020 and clarifies filing requirements. CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Individuals who lost their jobs...
February 6, 2020
AUSTIN, Texas – In August 2017, as the season was underway for Houston’s ballet and opera companies, Hurricane Harvey’s flood waters rushed into the Wortham Theater Center, home to the Houston Ballet...
February 6, 2020
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico – Nine more municipalities that were affected by the earthquakes that began Dec. 28, 2019, in southwest Puerto Rico have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual...