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October 26, 2009
News Release
Pago Pago, American Samoa -- American Samoans who suffered damages or losses from the September 29 Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are urged to complete and return the application. Doing so will ensure the applicants are considered for the full range of disaster assistance that may be available to them.
October 26, 2009
News Release
Pago Pago, American Samoa -- American Samoa and federal officials announced today that private nonprofit facilities that provide essential services of a governmental nature and are open to the general public may be eligible for public assistance.
October 16, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
October 9, 2009
News Release
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners continue to support American Samoa Governor Togiola Tulafono,  Delegate Eni F.H. Faleomavaega, and local leadership as the cleanup and recovery efforts in the territory continue. On Thursday, the Disaster Recovery Center opened its doors in American Samoa, serving 130 families in its first afternoon.
October 5, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that cleanup and recovery efforts in American Samoa are making significant progress. At the same time, FEMA and other federal partners remain actively involved, bringing food, shelter, medical supplies and other assistance to meet the immediate needs of residents affected by last week's earthquake and tsunami.
October 4, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is into its sixth day of response and federal support to American Samoa. FEMA and federal teams, through the Federal Coordinating Officer, continue to work closely with American Samoan Governor Togiola Tulafono and Delegate Eni F.H. Faleomavaega, to provide response in areas of American Samoa impacted by Tuesday's tsunami.
October 3, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is into its fifth day of response and federal support to American Samoa. At the same time, FEMA and other federal partners remain engaged in preparedness efforts throughout the Pacific.
October 2, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced ongoing preparations for Typhoon Melor in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and Guam. As Typhoon Melor gains strength, FEMA continues to closely monitor the storm with the Hurricane Liaison Team at the National Hurricane Center. These important preparations take place as FEMA continues to work with its federal partners to support Governor Tulafono and American Samoa as they respond to Tuesday's tsunami.
October 2, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today updated information on the continued efforts of federal support to American Samoa. FEMA and our federal partners continue to work closely with Governor Tulafono to respond in areas of American Samoa impacted by Tuesday's tsunami. The information below represents the movement of supplies into the island territory in the aftermath of the tsunami. The information is current as of 4:00 p.m. EDT.
October 1, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is continuing the coordination of federal response efforts to the U.S. Territory of the American Samoa following Tuesday's Pacific Ocean earthquake, tsunami, and flooding affecting the territory. On Tuesday, the president declared a major disaster for American Samoa and ordered federal aid to supplement the territorial and local recovery efforts. The president's action makes federal funding available to individuals and communities impacted by the disaster. 

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