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News Releases for Guam Super Typhoon Pongsona (DR-1446)

Tuesday, December 9, 2003 - 00:00
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Tuesday, March 25, 2003 - 00:00
Preamble: When disaster strikes a community, everyone turns to television and radio for immediate news. As soon as the first newspaper coverage hits the streets, people grab copies to find out what's...
Tuesday, March 25, 2003 - 00:00
» Disaster Preparedness Tips From The Pacific Daily News When disaster strikes, news outlets sometimes escape unscathed. Sometimes they don't. But when the media become disaster victims, the public...
Saturday, March 15, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- FEMA Director and Acting Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, a part of the Department of Homeland Security, Michael D. Brown, has announced that...
Thursday, March 13, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- The Guam EPA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard Hazardous Materials Team, will conduct its FINAL collection of household hazardous waste generated by Super...
Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- In the first 100 days following Super Typhoon Pongsona, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and 28 other federal agencies provided more than $300 million in disaster...
Wednesday, March 5, 2003 - 00:00
Guam Memorial Hospital suffered more than $1 million in damage following Typhoon Paka in December 1997. Because the facility is of critical importance, Guam officials decided to take...
Wednesday, March 5, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close its debris reduction site in Dededo at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 9, leaving one remaining site on Guam. The Dededo site is one of six sites...
Tuesday, March 4, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- Now that the Guam Power Authority has completely restored power to the island, the need for emergency generators at critical facilities no longer exists. The generators were placed in...
Thursday, February 27, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- The number of reduction sites available to the public will be reduced to two beginning on Saturday, March 1. Effective on that date, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will cease...
Thursday, February 27, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- A coalition formed last year after Typhoon Chata'an to help disaster victims meet emergency needs was on hand in December when Super Typhoon Pongsona struck Guam. Since then, the...
Monday, February 24, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, GUAM -- The number of reduction sites available to the public will be reduced to three beginning on Wednesday, February 26. Effective on that date, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will...
Thursday, February 20, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, GUAM -- Effective Friday February 21, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will no longer accept debris at the reduction site located in Asan. The reduction site closure marks another milestone...
Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam - The FEMA/GovGuam Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) at the Yigo Gym, the UOG Field House, and the Inarajan Senior Center will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18th...
Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 00:00
Tamuning, Guam - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Public Works (DPW) plans to wrap up Super Typhoon Pongsona debris removal operations on Tuesday, February 18....
Monday, February 10, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- Tuesday, February 18 is the last day the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will accept disaster assistance applications from residents and business owners on Guam who...
Saturday, February 8, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, Guam -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a warning regarding the theft of property belonging to the federal government. During the past month, several pieces of...
Thursday, February 6, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, GUAM -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and GovGuam are working to identify the small percentage of disaster assistance applicants who try to cash in on the misfortune of...
Tuesday, February 4, 2003 - 00:00
Dededo, GUAM -- Federal disaster assistance continues to flow at an accelerated pace to residents, businesses and government and public service entities in the wake of Super Typhoon Pongsona. Total...
Tuesday, February 4, 2003 - 00:00
According to Federal law, to receive Public Assistance funding for a facility, an applicant must obtain and maintain insurance to cover that facility for the hazard that caused the damage. The...