News Releases - 2002

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December 31, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Guam Environmental Protection Agency, is sponsoring a two-day collection...
Guam
December 30, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- New and improved help is now available for disaster victims. Federal Assistance for Individuals and Households Program (IHP) from GovGuam and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Guam
December 30, 2002
Birmingham, AL -- Alabama tornado victims who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only two more weeks to apply. Jan. 13, 2003, is the last day to file applications for most...
Alabama
December 28, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made more than $18 million available in Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) to residents of Guam who are unemployed because of...
Guam
December 27, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that disaster assistance has been expanded for Rota. In addition to assistance for infrastructure...
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
December 27, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Guam's medical community and those seeking medical attention following Super Typhoon Pongsona received help from two Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMATs) from California and Ohio...
Guam
December 27, 2002
Anchorage, AK -- Federal and state agencies continue working in partnership to help Alaska residents who had damages or losses during the Nov. 3-10 earthquake and aftershocks. Total assistance today...
Alaska
December 27, 2002
Anchorage, AK -- Three weeks after President Bush declared Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough and the Chignik Bay area as a federal disaster area because of severe winter storms and...
Alaska
December 27, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- A CNMI/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Rota, December 28 to help those who suffered damage from Super Typhoon Pongsona, disaster officials announced today. The...
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
December 26, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Disaster officials announced that a Guam/FEMA local Helpline is now available for individuals who have already registered through the FEMA 800 teleregistration number. The Guam...
Guam
December 25, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Super Typhoon Pongsona victims who have registered for federal/local disaster assistance can expect a visit from a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inspector or a U.S. Small...
Guam
December 23, 2002
Dededo, GUAM -- Starting Thursday, December 26, FEMA and SBA staff along with GovGuam agencies will be available at the Disaster Recovery Centers. Here is important information for people planning...
Guam
December 23, 2002
New York, NY -- More than fifteen months after the attack on the World Trade Center, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to provide federal assistance to individuals and families...
New York
December 23, 2002
Seattle, WA -- On November 22, Congress adjourned without certain aspects of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) having been reauthorized. Although this has no effect on the vast majority...
Region X
December 22, 2002
Dededo, GUAM -- As the holiday season approaches, most people's thoughts turn to family gatherings. But most Guam residents affected by Super Typhoon Pongsona have been left scrambling to put their...
Guam
December 22, 2002
Dededo, GUAM -- In recognition of the Christmas holiday on the U.S mainland, FEMA's teleregistration office for applying for federal disaster assistance will be closed on December 26, Guam time....
Guam
December 22, 2002
Dededo, GUAM -- Three GovGuam/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Thursday, December 26 to help those who suffered damage from Super Typhoon Pongsona, disaster officials announced today....
Guam
December 20, 2002
Dededo, GUAM -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President George W. Bush has expanded disaster assistance for Guam. In addition to assistance for...
Guam
December 20, 2002
Oakland, CA -- Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, today announced that FEMA will grant more than $162,000 to Guam for state and local responders...
Region IX

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