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Tropical Storm Iselle Disaster Assistance Update

HONOLULU – Three months after President Barack Obama approved supplemental federal aid to help local government agencies and eligible non-profit organizations recover from Tropical Storm Iselle, state and federal disaster recovery employees have:

  • Conducted a Joint Preliminary Damage Assessment;

  • Held four Applicant Briefings on Hawaii Island, Maui, and Oahu;

  • Received requests for FEMA public assistance from16 applicants who were impacted during Tropical Storm Iselle, which affected the Hawaiian Islands Aug. 7-9, 2014;

Programas de asistencia federal para la recuperación por desastre para el estado de Hawaii

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que pueden estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de desastre del presidente Donald J. Trump para el estado de Hawaii.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

Federal Aid Programs For The State Of Hawaii

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Hawaii.

Assistance for the Affected State and Local Governments Can Include as Required:

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba una declaración por desastre mayor para Hawaii

WASHINGTON — Ayer, la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal está disponible para Hawaii para complementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales y locales en el área impactada por tormentas severas e inundaciones del 27 al 28 de marzo de 2020.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Hawaii

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from March 27-28, 2020.

Federal funding also is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms and flooding in Kauai County.

FEMA Urges Hawaii Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season

HONOLULU, Hawaii — With hurricane season upon us, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) advise Hawaii residents to prepare now for hurricane-related storms and flooding.

The 2020 Central Pacific hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted up to six tropical storms and hurricanes in the central Pacific Ocean. But remember, it only takes one storm to cause significant structural damage to your home or property.

FEMA Awards $3.7 Million to Hawaii for COVID-19 Response

HONOLULU, HI – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded nearly $3.7 million to the Hawai'i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) for expenses incurred from the COVID-19 response. The funding was made available under a presidential disaster declared on April 1, 2020.

Prepare Your Family for Pacific Hurricane Season

Honolulu, HI – A hurricane’s destructive winds, storm surge, and floods can wreak havoc on homes or businesses. As the 2020 Pacific hurricane season approaches, property owners and renters in Hawaii are reminded to protect their homes and belongings from storm-related flooding by planning ahead and purchasing flood insurance.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de Hawaii

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Hawaii para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Hawaii

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020 and continuing.