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Hurricane Maria Evacuee Information / Información Sobre Los Evacuados por el Huracán Maria

For families impacted by Hurricane Maria / Para familias impactadas por el huracán María:

The Scranton School District has welcomed over 30 students who have left Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The district continues to welcome new students across all grades levels every day. We want to ensure that our evacuee families are provided with as many resources as possible, including access to FEMA relief. There are two ways evacuee families in the United States can register for FEMA assistance: by calling 800-621- FEMA (3362), online at

FEMA Disaster Survivor Application Checklist 

Why use Download the Disaster Assistance FAQ sheet 

Puerto Rico Evacuees who have lost their job due to Hurricane Maria should apply for PR Unemployment Insurance. Individuals must apply by January 11, 2018 to receive benefits Click here for more information on how to apply.

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