FEMA Share Tips About Rebuilding and Protecting Homes from Future Disaster-Related Damage

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January 4, 2023

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Disaster survivors who are repairing their homes after Hurricane Fiona can visit Walmart in Canóvanas and Manatí, Home Depot in Bayamón and National Lumber hardware stores in Adjuntas, Añasco, Gurabo, Juana Díaz and Villalba to talk with FEMA mitigation specialists about their damage and discuss how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.

FEMA mitigation specialists will share tips about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage, such as high winds and water. They will also provide information on topics such as selecting contractors, understanding flood insurance coverage and emergency preparedness. No appointment is needed.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at the following locations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 9 – 14. Puerto Rican Sign Language (PRSL) interpreters will be available.

Home Depot

Home Depot Bayamón

Ave. Main 725

Plaza del Sol Shopping Center

Bayamón, PR, 00961


Walmart Canóvanas

Carr. Núm. 3, Int. Ruta 66

Plaza Canóvanas 5802

Canóvanas, PR 00729

Walmart Manatí

Carr. Núm. 2, Km 45.8

Plaza Monte Real

Manatí, PR, 00674

National Lumber

National Lumber Añasco

Carretera Marginal

Añasco, PR 00610

National Lumber Adjuntas

Carr, 5518, Juan González

Adjuntas, PR 00601

National Lumber Gurabo

Calle Andrés Arús Rivera

Gurabo, PR, 00778

National Lumber Juana Diaz

Carretera 149, Km 66.9

Barrio Lomas

Juana Diaz, PR, 00795

National Lumber Villalba 

Carr. Núm. 151, Km 0.4

Barrio Hato Puerco

Villalba PR, 00766



Last updated January 5, 2023