Puerto rico silver jackets

Vision statement adopted in June 2019:

The Puerto Rico Silver Jackets Team is comprised of the Government of Puerto Rico and its Agencies, Municipalities, Non-Governmental Organizations, Academia, and Federal partners, who share the vision of promoting best practices to enhance community resilience and recovery from Natural Disasters with a focus on sound flood risk management practices.

For More Information Contact

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Email, 978-831-2196

Participating Agencies


  • Puerto Rico State Hazard Mitigation Office
  • Puerto Rico Planning Board

Federal Agencies

  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Department of the Interior (DOI)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management (OCM)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS)
  • National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • United States Coast Guard (USCG)
  • United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Current activities
  • Floodplain Manager’s Video
  • High Water Mark Project