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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...
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 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 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...
December 14, 2009
Who: Those affected by the September 29th Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding What: Disaster Service Center to close early to accommodate the memorial service for earthquake, tsunami and flooding...
December 14, 2009
Who: Those affected by the September 29th Earthquake, Tsunami and Flooding What: Disaster Service Center will now be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 19th. On the following Saturday, Dec....
December 14, 2009
Pago Pago, AS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide one-on-one guidance for American Samoans interested in repairing and rebuilding their disaster-damaged homes or businesses...
December 9, 2009
Pago Pago, AS -- FEMA and its federal partners continue to work closely with the American Samoa Government to assist in the recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Sept. 29, earthquake, tsunami and...
December 9, 2009
PAGO PAGO, AS -- This year Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has assembled a list of gift ideas for the holidays to help keep your family and friends prepared. Emergencies can happen at any...
December 3, 2009
PAGO PAGO, AS -- The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it will move its disaster assistance operations from the Governor H. Rex Lee Auditorium in Utelei to the Disaster...
December 2, 2009
Pago Pago, AS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today, the American Samoan Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Governor H...
November 28, 2009
Pago Pago, AS -- Monday, Nov. 30, is the final day for American Samoa residents to apply for disaster assistance and return a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan...
November 27, 2009
Pago Pago, AS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA) “threw the switch” at the Satala power plant today by activating 18 one-megawatt...
November 27, 2009
Pago Pago, AS -- Only two days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and to return a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application.  The...
November 24, 2009
PAGO PAGO, AS -- Less than one week remains to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and to return a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan...

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