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As part of PLI’s commitment to the pro bono activities of the legal community, there is no fee to view this program

Why You Should Attend

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria (which made landfall on September 20 2017, and was the most  powerful storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly a century), Puerto Rico continues to face tremendous challenges.

If you would like to assist the legal community with legal support in its relief efforts, this program will provide you with important information about Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) appeals. 

This program is being produced as part of the Ayuda Legal Huracán María initiative of LatinoJustice (www.latinojustice.org).

What You Will Learn

  • Review of the FEMA appeals process from an applicant’s perspective
  • Overview of the procedure and timeline
  • Most common reasons for FEMA denials
  • Best practices for challenging denials

Who Should Attend

All attorneys who would like to assist the legal community in Puerto Rico with legal support in relief efforts.

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