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October 1, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today updated information on the continuation of federal support to American Samoa. FEMA and its federal partners continue to work closely with Governor Tulafono to respond in areas of American Samoa impacted by the tsunami. The information below represents the movement of supplies into the island territory in the aftermath of Tuesday's tsunami. The information is accurate as of 1:30 p.m. EDT. For updates please contact the FEMA News Desk.
September 30, 2009
News Release
(Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/aq.html) Governor: Governor Togiola Tulafono Capital: Name: Pago Pago Time difference: UTC-11 (6 hours behind Washington, DC during Standard Time) Population:
September 30, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced additional federal support en route to American Samoa by air. The flights below represent the first legs in an “air bridge” being established to ferry supplies into the island territory in the immediate aftermath of Tuesday’s tsunami. Flights will continue for the foreseeable future in order to respond to the needs of the survivors on the ground.
September 30, 2009
News Release
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people that have been impacted by this event, and we will continue working as a team with our territory and federal partners to respond to yesterday’s tsunami in the Pacific Ocean.  Our National Response Coordination Center, as well as our Regional Response Coordination Center in Region IX, are currently operating around the clock and FEMA has deployed an Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) as well as a Planning and Response Team (PRT) to American Samoa to provide direct support and on the ground response.
September 29, 2009
News Release
"The Federal Emergency Management Agency has activated its National Response Coordination Center, as well as our Regional Response Coordination Center in Region IX, in order to support American Samoa as they respond to the earthquake and resulting tsunami in the Pacific Ocean.  Working closely with the US Coast Guard, FEMA is deploying an Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) as well as a Planning and Response Team (PRT) to American Samoa to provide support and on the ground assessment.
September 29, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 29, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the territory of American Samoa and ordered federal aid to supplement territory and local recovery efforts in the area struck by an earthquake, tsunami, and flooding beginning on September 29, 2009, and continuing. FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said the president's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the territory of American Samoa. 
September 29, 2009
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the Territory of American Samoa.   Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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