News Releases for American Samoa Earthquake, Tsunami, and Flooding (DR-1859)

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS --  In the six months since an earthquake and tsunami struck American Samoa and caused extensive damage and loss of life, federal assistance has topped $33 million. Another $107 million...
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 00:00
PAGO PAGO, AS -- After a federally declared disaster, funding for the repair or rebuilding of damaged public infrastructure is a critical part of the recovery process. Accordingly, the Federal...
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 00:00
Pago Pago, American Samoa -- After a federally declared disaster, like the earthquake, tsunami and flooding of September 29, 2009, getting funds to repair or rebuild damaged public infrastructure is...
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 00:00
PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA -- On September 29, 2009 President Obama approved Governor Togiola Tulafono’s request for a major disaster declaration for the Territory of American Samoa in response to the...
Saturday, January 16, 2010 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Barack Obama today made additional disaster assistance available to the Territory of American Samoa by authorizing an increase in the level of federal funding for Public...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS – With the concurrence of the American Samoa Government, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will close the Disaster Service...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- FEMA has been in the forefront of government agencies in adapting its communication efforts to include social media and the next generation of online tools. By posting video,...
Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing American Samoan residents another opportunity to learn about new techniques for repairing and rebuilding their disaster-...
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 00:00
Who: Those affected by the September 29th earthquake, tsunami and flooding What: Disaster Service Center will be CLOSED for New Year’s Day When: Friday and Saturday, Jan. 1 & 2, 2010 Where:...
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 - 00:00
IT WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY ON CHRISTMAS AND SATURDAY, THE FOLLOWING DAY Who: Those affected by the September 29th Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding What: Disaster Service Center will now be open from 8...
Monday, December 14, 2009 - 00:00
Who: Those affected by the September 29th Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding What: Disaster Service Center will now be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 19th. On the following Saturday, Dec....
Monday, December 14, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide one-on-one guidance for American Samoans interested in repairing and rebuilding their disaster-damaged homes or businesses...
Monday, December 14, 2009 - 00:00
Who: Those affected by the September 29th Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding What: Disaster Service Center to close early to accommodate the memorial service for earthquake, tsunami and flooding...
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- FEMA and its federal partners continue to work closely with the American Samoa Government to assist in the recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Sept. 29, earthquake, tsunami and...
Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 00:00
PAGO PAGO, AS -- The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it will move its disaster assistance operations from the Governor H. Rex Lee Auditorium in Utelei to the Disaster...
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, the American Samoan Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Governor H...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- Monday, Nov. 30, is the final day for American Samoa residents to apply for disaster assistance and return a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan...
Friday, November 27, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) “threw the switch” at the Satala power plant today by activating 18 one-megawatt...
Friday, November 27, 2009 - 00:00
Pago Pago, AS -- Only two days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and to return a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application.  The...
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 00:00
PAGO PAGO, AS -- Less than one week remains to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and to return a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan...

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