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November 1, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- As part of the disaster recovery effort, the Individual and Family Grant (IFG) Program has been activated for the people of Chuuk State, according to Federal and FSM disaster...
October 25, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Even though the application period has been closed for over a month, recovery efforts in response to Typhoon Chata'an continue. Federal, state, local and volunteer agencies have...
October 23, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Although three months have passed since President Bush approved the initial disaster declaration for Chuuk, recovery efforts continue daily, according to Federal Emergency...
October 23, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Delivered emergency generators; assisted with delivery of potable water; conducted geo-tech surveys U.S. Forest Service - Assisted with distribution...
October 23, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- A strong partnership between local, GovGuam, federal and voluntary agencies is the key to meeting emergency needs of disaster victims, according to disaster officials. "No one...
October 4, 2002
Oakland, CA -- The Arizona Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have announced that the deadline for residents in the Rodeo-Chediski fire disaster area to...
September 28, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Federal States of Micronesia a grant of $40,000 to provide crisis counseling for residents of Chuuk state. "...
September 27, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- To facilitate typhoon recovery efforts for Federated States of Micronesia's (FSM) Chuuk citizens, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began issuing emergency home repair...
September 25, 2002
Oakland, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again moved swiftly to help California fight another wildfire outbreak, authorizing the use of federal funds in two hours of being...
September 24, 2002
Oakland, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today made federal funds available to help fight the uncontrolled Williams fire burning in Angeles National Forest, 25 miles north of...
September 19, 2002
Oakland, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the 10th time this year has authorized the use of federal funds to help fight an uncontrolled wildfire in California, the Sierra fire...
September 18, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Public Assistance has been approved for Pohnpei State to help local governments recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Chata'an, the head of the Federal Emergency Management...
September 17, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began a two-week Applicant Assistance boat tour of the Outer Islands of Chuuk on Sept. 11th. The visits are being...
September 4, 2002
Oakland, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency for the second time today has authorized the use of federal funds to help fight an uncontrolled wildfire, this...
September 4, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- The Disaster Recovery Centers at the Yigo gymnasium and the Meritzo Community Center will close permanently at the close of business on Tuesday, Sept. 10. FEMA and GovGuam disaster...
September 4, 2002
Oakland, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency authorized the use of federal funds to help fight the uncontrolled Squirrel wildfire burning in Shasta County,...
September 3, 2002
Dededo, Guam --Residents and business owners who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. Tuesday, September 10 is the last day to file applications...
August 31, 2002
Dededo, Guam --With the September 10 application deadline only ten days away, nearly 12,000 people have registered with FEMA for assistance as a result of damages from Typhoon Chata'an. To date,...
August 27, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- In recognition of the Labor Day holiday, the Disaster Recovery Centers at Yigo, Merizo, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Office in the Micronesia Mall, and the...
August 26, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and GovGuam have a system in place to identify the very small percentage of applicants who try to cash in on others' misfortune. "...

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