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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Programas de asistencia federal para es estado libre y asociado de las Islas Marianas del Norte

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales claves de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de emergencia por desastre del presidente Donald J. Trump el estado libre y asociado de las Islas Marianas del Norte.

Asistencia para el territorio pueden incluir según se requiera:

El presidente Donald J. Trump declara un desastre mayor para el estado libre y asociado de las Islas Marianas del Norte

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que hay asistencia federal por desastre disponible para el estado libre y asociado de las Islas Marianas del Norte para complementar esfuerzos de respuesta locales en las áreas afectadas por las condiciones de emergencia por el tifón Bualoi iniciando el 20 de octubre de 2019, y continua.

Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump’s emergency disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Assistance for the commonwealth can include as required:

President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to supplement commonwealth and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Typhoon Bualoi beginning on October 20, 2019, and continuing.

Use FEMA Grant Funds Wisely

SAIPAN, MP — Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely. Federal officials are cautioning residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands who have received disaster assistance from FEMA to use the money for its intended purpose and to keep disaster spending receipts for three years.

Help is still available for Mangkhut and Yutu Survivors

SAIPAN, MP — Disaster assistance information is still available for survivors who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Mangkhut and Typhoon Yutu.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continue to provide assistance at the Multi-Purpose Center on Beach Road in Susupe. The hours of operation of the Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The DLOC is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

President Donald J. Trump Amends the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Disaster Declaration

OAKLAND, Calif. — FEMA announced that President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by authorizing an increase in federal funding for certain eligible costs as a result of Super Typhoon Yutu.

One Week Left to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

SAIPAN, MP — Workers and the self-employed whose jobs were impacted by Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu have until February 14 to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).

A worker is required to file for regular unemployment, but, if they are not eligible, they may be considered for DUA.

DUA may assist self-employed individuals as well as those with conventional jobs on a case by case basis.

One Week Left to Register with FEMA for Mangkhut, Yutu Assistance

SAIPAN, MP – Residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands have one week left to register for federal disaster assistance for damage from Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu.

The deadline to register with FEMA is Jan. 27, 2019.

A FEMA registration has a nine-digit number. If you do not have the nine-digit number, you are not registered for federal assistance.

State and Federal Partners Respond to the California Wildfires

While nearly ten thousand firefighters continue to battle three major wildfires in California, state and federal agencies are strategically co-located and working around the clock to coordinate resources, provide assistance to survivors and help local communities begin the long road of recovery.