Update on Due Date for Residents of Rincón Affected by Earthquakes Can Now Apply for FEMA Assistance

Release Date Release Number
NR 046
Release Date:
March 30, 2021

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico— The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) extended the application deadline so that survivors in Rincón whose homes or businesses were affected by the 2020 earthquakes have an additional business day to apply for assistance.

Survivors now have until May 24, 2021 to apply for assistance in the following ways:

  • Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Press 2 for a Spanish-speaking operator. Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Video relay service (VRS) and reasonable accommodations are available upon request.
  • Visit disasterAssistance.gov.
  • Download FEMA’s mobile app. Select Disaster Resources and click on Apply for Assistance Online.

For more information on Puerto Rico’s recovery, visit fema.gov/disaster/4473 and recuperacion.pr. Follow us on our social networks at Facebook.com/FEMAPuertoRico, Facebook.com/COR3pr and Twitter @COR3pr.

Last updated March 30, 2021