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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 authorized the use of federal funds to help fight the uncontrolled Squirrel wildfire burning in Shasta County,...
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 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. "...
August 23, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- With less than three weeks to go, 11,485 people have registered with FEMA for assistance as a result of damages from Typhoon Chata'an. The deadline for registering is September 10th....
August 21, 2002
Mesa, AZ -- Arizonans who had damage or losses from the Rodeo-Chediski fire have one week left to register for state and federal disaster assistance, officials reminded today...
August 21, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- "If you have moved or changed your phone number, be sure you call FEMA's helpline," FEMA's Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer Woody Goins, reminds Guam residents. "Incorrect...
August 20, 2002
Mesa, AZ -- Disaster aid to Arizona in the wake of the massive Rodeo-Chediski fire has topped $26 million, state and federal officials said today. President Bush declared the Rodeo-Chediski...
August 19, 2002
Mesa, AZ -- The state-federal disaster help centers in Heber and Show Low will close at 6 p.m. Monday, August 26. Until that date the centers are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-...
August 17, 2002
Dededo, Guam -- "Following a disaster it is not uncommon for rumors to circulate about deadlines and requirements for disaster assistance," according to Federal Coordinating Officer Bill Carwile. "...
August 16, 2002
Mesa, AZ -- Protecting yourself against disaster is worth whatever it costs, but it doesn't have to be a big-ticket item. The Trimble family managed to protect their home near Pinedale, Navajo County...

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