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Hurricane Maria has caused unprecedented damage and in the aftermath, many find themselves in need of assistance. Several federal, state, local, and private sector programs are available for those affected by a natural disaster. This page contains a collection of important resources and agencies that can help you during this difficult time. Programs are available for those seeking assistance with recovery efforts, rebuilding and repairs, or those wishing to relocate. Detailed information on these and many other programs can be obtained by visiting the links provided here or by contacting the appropriate agencies.

FEMA's Transitional Shelter Assistance Program provides short-term lodging assistance for evacuees who are not able to return home for an extended or indeterminate period of time following a disaster...
The JFA has established a fund in order to assist professional musicians who have lost their homes, instruments, livelihoods, etc,
Ponce Bank offer Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico
Under the Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program, loans can be made to eligible entities including corporations, partnerships, cooperatives, Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, individuals, and other legal entities to provide...
This program offers emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses resulting from flooding, drought, natural disasters, or quarantines. Victims who own or operate land located in the disaster area qualify. All counties...
There are several programs available to provide financial assistance to producers of both crops and livestock producers for losses suffered as a result of drought, flood, hurricanes, or other natural disasters. Programs are also available for...
A variety of emergency conservation programs are available through the USDA. These programs provide funding for technical and financial assistance to preserve life and property threatened by natural disasters on agricultural, watershed, and...
USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) coordinates with state, local, and volunteer organizations to provide food, shelter, and mass feeding sites. After a request by the State Governor and a disaster declaration, USDA food relief is distributed to...
Individuals seeking for information or assistance should direct their communications to 202-800-3133 or maria1@prfaa.pr.gov