San Juan, Puerto Rico — A further Catastrophe Restoration Middle (DRC) is now open in Ponce. The joint DRC, a partnership between the municipality, the Authorities of Puerto Rico and FEMA, will assist Hurricane Fiona survivors apply for FEMA help, add paperwork wanted for his or her software and reply questions in particular person.
“With the opening of extra FEMA DRC’s in Puerto Rico, our individuals, particularly these straight affected by Hurricane Fiona, will proceed to obtain direct federal steerage. I proceed to induce our residents to make their claims as extra DRC’s are opened all through the Island,” stated the governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro R. Pierluisi.
Representatives from the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration (SBA) are available on the DRC to supply program info and clarify how you can apply for SBA’s low-interest catastrophe loans for householders, companies, personal nonprofits and renters, and supply details about repairs and rebuilding to make properties extra catastrophe resistant.
Providers are offered in English and Spanish. If you happen to want an affordable lodging or an indication language interpreter to speak with FEMA, please ship an e-mail to FEMA-PRaccesible@fema.dhs.gov. You too can name 1-833-285-7448, press 2 for Spanish.
The middle in Ponce is positioned at:
Polideportivo Francisco “Frankie” Colón Alers
Ave. Los Caobos Ultimate
Ponce, PR 00716
Open 7 days per week 7 a.m. to six p.m.
A FEMA Hazard Mitigation Neighborhood Schooling Outreach Specialist can be on website to help survivors in
making ready for future incidents.
DRCs are additionally open in Caguas, Mayagüez, Cayey and Vega Baja seven days per week from 7 a.m. to six p.m.
The places are:
Centro de Bellas Artes de Caguas
Esquina Calle Ruiz Belvis
Estadio Pedro Montañez
Calle Matías Soto, Barriada San Cristóbal
Cancha de Baloncesto Bo. Colombia
Centro Comunal Los Naranjos
Barrio Cabo Caribe
To discover a DRC nearest you, click on on the FEMA DRC hyperlink: Fema.gov/drc.
You might also register for help with FEMA by means of your good cellphone, dwelling laptop or by cellphone. The quickest methods to use for help are:
- Obtain FEMA’s mobile app. Choose Catastrophe Sources and click on on Apply for Help On-line.
- By cellphone at 1-800-621-3362. Press 1 for English, 2 for Spanish and three for all different languages. Individuals who use a relay service akin to video relay service (VRS), captioned phone service or others, present FEMA the quantity for that service. Cellphone traces function from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days per week.