News, Media & Events: American Samoa


FEMA is seeking public comments on the draft version of the “Restoration and Recovery Guide for Private-Public Partnerships”.

FEMA seeks public feedback on the National Incident Management System Information and Communications Technology Functional Guidance.

The one-hour virtual trainings will be facilitated by GPD’s Procurement Disaster Assistance Team (PDAT) and will cover the federal rules that allow for noncompetitive (“sole source”) procurements along with important compliance considerations when exercising these flexibilities.

Preparedness Tips

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Press Releases and Fact Sheets

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the territory of American Samoa to supplement territorial and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by high surf, high winds and flooding July 12-15, 2022.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 16, 2022
Are you an entrepreneurial analytics professional interested in using data to help the government prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters? Region 9 of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be hiring for several new analytics positions to strengthen the Region’s ability to tackle disaster-related challenges.
illustration of page of paper Blog entry | August 25, 2022
FEMA granted American Samoa $3.4 million to open two vaccination sites to support the distribution and administration of vaccines territory-wide.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | February 16, 2021