FEMA Gives Free Rebuilding Advice in Municipalities Across the Island

Release Date Release Number
NR-089
Release Date:
January 24, 2023

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Disaster survivors who are repairing their homes after Hurricane Fiona can visit Walmart in Cayey, Home Depot in Mayagüez, and National Lumber hardware stores in Salinas 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 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 31 – Feb. 4. Puerto Rican Sign Language (PRSL) interpreters will also be available.

Walmart

Walmart Cayey

Plaza Cayey 102

8000 Ave. Jesus T. Piñero

Cayey, PR 00736

PRSL available: Jan. 30/Feb. 3

 

Home Depot

Home Depot Mayagüez

Western Plaza

Carr. Núm. 2, Km 149.5

Mayagüez, PR 00682

PRSL available: Jan. 31/Feb. 2

 

National Lumber

National Lumber Salinas

Monserrate Mall

Carr. Núm. 1, Km 1.8

Calle Luis Muñoz Rivera

Salinas, PR 00751

PRSL available: Jan. 30/Feb. 1

 

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Last updated January 24, 2023