FEMA
Government based in United States of America

All Updates

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01 Jun 2018 description

Release Number: 189

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA has awarded nearly $219 million in additional Public Assistance grants for Hurricane María recovery in Puerto Rico.

As of May 30, the FEMA Public Assistance program has obligated $2.2 billion in total funding to the government of Puerto Rico and municipalities for debris removal and emergency protective measures.

24 May 2018 description

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA recently awarded more than $194 million in additional Public Assistance grants for Hurricane María recovery in Puerto Rico. To date, the FEMA Public Assistance program has obligated $2.2 billion in total funding to the government of Puerto Rico and municipalities for debris removal and emergency protective measures. Emergency protective measures are actions taken to eliminate or lessen immediate threats either to lives, public health or safety, or significant additional damage to public or private property in a cost-effective manner.

23 May 2018 description

Release date: May 23, 2018
Release Number: 133

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that additional disaster assistance is available to the U.S. Virgin Islands. The assistance allows for additional federal funding for debris removal, emergency protective measures, hazard mitigation and permanent infrastructure restoration as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

This action authorizes the following additional assistance:

16 May 2018 description

Release date: May 16, 2018
Release Number: 132

ST. CROIX, Virgin Islands – The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and FEMA are working together to better prepare for the upcoming 2018 hurricane season.

VITEMA Director Mona Barnes said, “We learned a lot from last fall’s unprecedented experience of facing two major hurricanes, Irma and Maria, back to back, in such a short period of time. Using “lessons learned” VITEMA is working with FEMA to better prepare for the upcoming 2018 hurricane season.”

11 May 2018 description

Release date: May 11, 2018
Release Number: 128

U. S. Virgin Islands – Virgin Islanders still facing the loss of homes, businesses or cherished possessions in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria may find themselves struggling to cope with the emotional impact of the disaster and acknowledgement of the upcoming hurricane season. Local, territory and federal officials are urging survivors to be aware of the signs of emotional stress and seek help if they are feeling overwhelmed.

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