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FEMA offering reimbursement for eligible transportation costs necessitated by Fiona

By The Star Staff

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) posted a final public notice Wednesday on its website describing the programmatic review of proposed repair and reconstruction actions related to roads, culverts and bridges.

The programmatic review is in accordance with procedures set forth in executive orders 11988 and 11990 on floodplain management and the protection of wetlands. The public notice includes activities that may affect various territorial, municipal and local transportation agencies in all 78 municipalities of Puerto Rico.

FEMA is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the agency’s Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation Grant programs.

The public notice addresses the agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs incurred to repair and replace eligible transportation facilities damaged by Hurricane Fiona. Wednesday’s public notice was the final one for those classes of actions regarding compliance with executive orders 11988 and 11990.

The public notice is posted at: DR-4671-PR Public Notice 001.

Questions should be directed to U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region II, Caribbean Area Division, P.O. Box 848, Guaynabo, PR 00970 or by email at, within 15 days of the notice. Comments should include a subject line of “DR 4671-PR EHAD.”

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