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April 7, 2010
Private Non-Profit (PNP) organizations that provide government-like services such as education, communications services, fire protection and medical care and were affected by the severe winter...
April 7, 2010
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration...
April 7, 2010
PASADENA, Calif. -- State, local and federal agencies have been busy working to help communities recover from the recent severe winter storms that caused flooding, debris and mud flow. Local...
April 5, 2010
Pasadena, Calif. -- April 7 is the deadline for California state and local agencies, tribal nations and certain private nonprofit agencies, that may be eligible for federal and state disaster...
April 2, 2010
PASADENA, Calif. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners are invited to learn how to prepare for the possible outcomes of a disaster. This is mitigation: any action taken to reduce or eliminate...
March 18, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Arizona to...
March 17, 2010
Pago Pago, AS --  In the six months since an earthquake and tsunami struck American Samoa and caused extensive damage and loss of life, federal assistance has topped $33 million. Another $107 million...
March 8, 2010
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 California. Assistance for...
March 8, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available...
February 17, 2010
PAGO PAGO, AS -- After a federally declared disaster, funding for the repair or rebuilding of damaged public infrastructure is a critical part of the recovery process. Accordingly, the Federal...
February 12, 2010
PAGO PAGO, AMERICAN SAMOA -- On September 29, 2009 President Obama approved Governor Togiola Tulafono’s request for a major disaster declaration for the Territory of American Samoa in response to the...
February 12, 2010
Pago Pago, American Samoa -- After a federally declared disaster, like the earthquake, tsunami and flooding of September 29, 2009, getting funds to repair or rebuild damaged public infrastructure is...
January 25, 2010
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released $1,176,705 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program   (HMGP) funds to the Los...
January 25, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal aid has been made available to the...
January 16, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Barack Obama today made additional disaster assistance available to the Territory of American Samoa by authorizing an increase in the level of federal funding for Public...
January 12, 2010
Pago Pago, AS -- FEMA has been in the forefront of government agencies in adapting its communication efforts to include social media and the next generation of online tools. By posting video,...
January 12, 2010
Pago Pago, AS – With the concurrence of the American Samoa Government, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will close the Disaster Service...
December 31, 2009
Pago Pago, AS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing American Samoan residents another opportunity to learn about new techniques for repairing and rebuilding their disaster-...
December 29, 2009
Who: Those affected by the September 29th earthquake, tsunami and flooding What: Disaster Service Center will be CLOSED for New Year’s Day When: Friday and Saturday, Jan. 1 & 2, 2010 Where:...
December 22, 2009
IT WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY ON CHRISTMAS AND SATURDAY, THE FOLLOWING DAY Who: Those affected by the September 29th Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding What: Disaster Service Center will now be open from 8...

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