Hawaii Severe Storms And Flooding (DR-1348)

Incident period: October 28, 2000 to November 2, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 9, 2000

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 26, 2001
News Release
San Francisco, CA -- The Disaster Information Helpline operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will change its hours of operation. The new hours are from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. HST, Monday through Saturday, beginning Monday, January 29. The toll-free number is 1-800-525-0321. For hearing and/or speech impaired, the TTY number is 1-800-462-7275.
January 18, 2001
News Release
San Francisco, CA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Big Island residents in the wake of the November storms and flooding. The following is the final summary of recovery efforts. January 8, 2001, was the last day to register for disaster assistance.
January 5, 2001
News Release
San Francisco, CA January 5, 2001 -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Big Island residents in the wake of the November storms and flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing disaster recovery efforts for the period of January 1-5.
January 3, 2001
News Release
San Francisco, CA -- Less than a week remains to register for disaster assistance, according to state and federal officials working on the Big Island flood recovery. A reminder on the January 8 deadline was issued today by State Civil Defense and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "If they have not already called to register, we encourage individuals and businesses impacted by the disaster to do so, while there's still time," said state coordinating officer Ed Teixeira.
January 2, 2001
News Release
San Francisco, CA -- Free crisis counseling is available for Big Island residents who have suffered losses or had their lives disrupted by November's storm and flooding, disaster officials announced today. The Department of Health, State of Hawaii, has received a grant of over $63,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The money will be used to provide 60 days of counseling and other mental health services, to help people in the County of Hawaii cope with emotional stresses created by the disaster.
December 29, 2000
News Release
San Francisco, CA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Big Island residents in the wake of the November storms and flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts for the week of December 25-29. State Civil Defense (SCD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will update this information weekly.

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