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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Rincón

Release Date Release Number
NR 048
Release Date:
April 20, 2021

RINCÓN, Puerto Rico — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is available for survivors in Rincón whose homes or businesses were affected by the 2020 earthquakes. The DRC will open on Tuesday, April. 20, 2021 at 8 a.m. and is located in the Ventana al Mar- Salón Glamour, at Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Avenue. Survivors can now apply in person for assistance and submit documents for their FEMA assistance applications.

At the DRC, survivors will find representatives from FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program, along with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) specialists.

Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, face coverings are required for entry and service.

Survivors can apply or update their application in the following ways:

  • Survivors can request any necessary reasonable accommodation. People who are deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to use the VRS or Video Relay Service.

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

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Last updated April 20, 2021