Release Number: 307
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded more than $64 million to Puerto Rico to cover costs related to Hurricane Maria.
These awards bring to $4.6 billion the amount of funds obligated under FEMA’s Public Assistance program.
The latest grants approved are as follows:
More than $44 million to the Puerto Rico Department of Education for debris removal and emergency protective measures.
PUNTA SANTIAGO, Puerto Rico – Recovery progress is perhaps more obvious here than elsewhere on the island as Punta Santiago sheds the moniker “Apocalypse Beach” locals adopted after Hurricane María.
It was here, a 20-minute drive from where Hurricane María made landfall, the words “Necesitamos agua/comida,” or “We need water and food,” were chalked onto the asphalt. An image of this desperate call for help made national news.
SAIPAN, MP — Effective tomorrow, Friday, November 9, 2018, three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be open to assist residents who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Yutu and Typhoon Mangkhut. The DRCs will open in Tinian, Saipan, and Rota.
Release date: November 4, 2018
Release Number: MP 15782-02
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S Small Business Administration today announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center in Saipan to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by Super Typhoon Yutu that occurred Oct. 24–26, 2018. The center will open as indicated below.
Release date: October 29, 2018 Release Number: DR-4404-MP NR 003
On Sunday, October 28, 2018, CNMI Leadership and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conducted a Post-Declaration Damage Assessment.