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January 20, 2003
FEMA does not identify or condemn homes or other structures. The identification and condemnation of homes and other unsafe structures is the responsibility of the Guam Department of Public...
January 20, 2003
Q. Why does GovGuam need a Demolition Plan?A. The Guam Department of Public Works (GDPW) must assess the damage of thousands of buildings damaged when Typhoon Chata' an and Super Typhoon Pongsona...
January 20, 2003
When the President declares a disaster based on a request from the Governor, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designates the area eligible for assistance and the types of...
January 17, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Following Super Typhoon Pongsona, some homes and other buildings may be threatened by another danger - the growth of mold. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
January 17, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and government of Guam disaster officials have changed the hours of operation for the three Guam Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs)....
January 16, 2003
Dededo, GUAM -- As the people of Guam start to rebuild their homes and businesses damaged by Super Typhoon Pongsona, FEMA and GovGuam officials emphasize the importance of keeping receipts of...
January 14, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would like to remind those individuals and businesses that applied for federal disaster assistance after Typhoon Chata'an last summer...
January 14, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Information on the status for disaster assistance for those who have already applied is just a phone call away. Individuals and businesses that suffered damages from Super Typhoon...
January 14, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Workers on Guam who are unemployed because of Super Typhoon Pongsona, which struck the island on December 8, have until January 21 to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA...
January 8, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials today announced that disaster assistance in the few weeks following Super Typhoon Pongsona has surpassed the total disaster...
January 8, 2003
Washington, D. C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help California battle the uncontrolled Pacific fire burning in Los Angeles County....
January 8, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and government of Guam disaster officials announced several changes in the operations of the local Helpline and the Disaster Recovery...
January 7, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- In the month since Super Typhoon Pongsona spent its fury for hours over Guam on December 8, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other federal agencies (OFAs) have...
January 6, 2003
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for the Federated States of Micronesia to supplement...
January 6, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials are reminding residents of the two-day collection of household hazardous waste. EPA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
January 5, 2003
PASADENA, Calif. -- More than $150 Million dollars in federal and state assistance has been approved for residents affected by the October 2003 Southern California Wildfires, report disaster...
January 4, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials have been receiving calls inquiring about the disposition of used tents given to displaced island residents. Reports are that FEMA...
January 3, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended the major declaration for Guam to include all categories under Public Assistance, according to an announcement by FEMA...
January 2, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- With the beginning of the new school semester drawing near the Government of Guam has requested assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the removal of debris from...
January 2, 2003
Dededo, Guam -- Super Typhoon Pongsona applicants on Rota who have registered for disaster assistance can expect a visit from a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) inspector and/or a U.S....

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