Hawaii Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1640)

Incident period: February 20, 2006 to April 2, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 2, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 19, 2006
News Release
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Hawaii State Civil Defense officials continue working in partnership to help Hawaii residents and businesses as they continue their recovery from the severe storms and flooding. This week federal and state officials hosted Public Assistance briefings in Kaua'i and Oahu . Representatives from state and local governments attended to learn about the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) program.
May 18, 2006
News Release
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- As hundreds of residents have registered for disaster assistance for the recent severe storms, many will begin to receive loan packets in the mail from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA application must be completed and returned before further assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), can be considered.
May 15, 2006
News Release
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Although the storms have passed and much has been cleaned up, every resident affected by the recent severe storms and flooding is encouraged to call and apply for assistance because many types of damage are eligible for assistance. If you’re a homeowner, renter or business owner and you have damage, simply pick up the phone and place a call to register, urge state and federal disaster recovery officials.
May 12, 2006
News Release
HONOLULU , Hawaii -- State and federal officials will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Oahu at the Kahala Mall on Monday, May 15 to serve individuals and businesses impacted by the severe storms and flooding.
May 2, 2006
News Release
? Federal Aid Programs For Hawaii Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Hawaii to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides during the period of February 20 to April 2, 2006.
May 2, 2006
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Hawaii. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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