Get Home Repair Advice May 21-25 at Yauco and Ponce

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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild homes, FEMA has teamed with National Lumber and Kmart to provide free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and safer.

FEMA advisors are available May 21-25 at the following locations:                           

National Lumber                                                    
Carr. #27 Ave.25 de Julio   
Km 230.3 
Yauco, PR 00968    

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.        

2643 Ponce By-pass
Ponce, Puerto Rico 00728

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

FEMA specialists can answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from the next disaster. Specialists will also suggest techniques to build hazard-resistant homes. Most of the information and free publications provided are aimed at do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Recovery topics include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes.

All information and assistance is available in English and Spanish.

For information on hurricane season preparedness and Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane María, visit   


Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362) 711/VRS - Video Relay Service). Multilingual operators are available. (Press 2 for Spanish). TTY call 800-462-7585.

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