News and Media: Disaster 4715

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Typhoon Mawar debris mission continues to move forward as debris cleanup from residential rights of way was completed in the villages of Tamuning, Talo’fo’fo and Inalahan this week.
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The deadline for Guam residents to apply for federal assistance due typhoon Mawar was July 28, 2023. But what if you were hospitalized, or off island and unable to apply? In rare cases survivors may be eligible to submit a late application to FEMA. The deadline to submit a late application, is Sept. 26, 2023
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Those who applied for disaster assistance due to damages from Typhoon Mawar may still have time to appeal their initial FEMA decision. If you received a letter from FEMA saying that the information you provided is incomplete, or that you are ineligible for disaster assistance, you have the right to appeal the decision within 60 days of the date on the letter.
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The GUAM STRONG Project is a shelter in place initiative designed to help restore disaster damaged homes to a habitable condition in a cost-effective manner, so households have shelter until more permanent repairs can be completed. GUAM STRONG may help with basic carpentry, electrical, and plumbing repairs in addition to roofing.
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With debris clean-up teams on the ground, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) debris mission continues with three new villages (Chalan Pago, Mangilao, and Yona) beginning debris clean-up this week.
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Guam; FEMA-4715-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4715-DR; Guam as a result of Typhoon Mawar flooding and mudslides during the period of May 22, 2023, and continuing.