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July 19, 2018
HONOLULU—The Disaster Recovery Center in Kea‘au will close on Sundays beginning July 22. Weekdays, the DRC will remain open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to help Hawai‘i County residents who suffered losses...
July 19, 2018
HONOLULU – The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Kaua’i County and the City and County of Honolulu will close permanently at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 28. The DRCs are open to assist survivors...
July 18, 2018
Q: Does it usually take more than two months after a disaster to receive additional FEMA assistance? A disaster declaration was approved on May 8, 2018 for Public Assistance, which provides...
July 17, 2018
Residents who live in Leilani Estates west of Pomaikai Street, in the county’s Voluntary Evacuation Zone and who were denied Rental Assistance by FEMA are encouraged to ask the agency to re-inspect...
July 16, 2018
Individual Assistance (IA) provides financial assistance and direct services to eligible individuals and households who have uninsured and underinsured necessary expenses and serious needs.  The...
July 16, 2018
HILO, HI—Hawaii-born Jeanne Johnston can still vividly recall the huge tsunami that devastated the big island of Hawai’i in 1946. Johnston, now a FEMA mitigation specialist, was living in her...
July 16, 2018
HONOLULU – Recovery from the April severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides, in the City and County of Honolulu and Kaua’i County is underway. On June 27, 2018, individuals and households...
July 13, 2018
HONOLULU – The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Hanalei and Honolulu will have new hours beginning Monday, July 16. The DRCs will be open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m....
July 12, 2018
Kaua’i County and the City and County of Honolulu residents who have registered with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance have the right to appeal any of the agency’s...
July 3, 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposes to provide federal financial assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, to the Town of...
June 29, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced yesterday that additional disaster assistance is available to the territory of American Samoa by authorizing an increase in...
June 25, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Pawnee...
June 25, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Creek...
June 18, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Nevada to combat the Upper...
April 30, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of Arizona to combat the Tinder...
April 23, 2018
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – There is one week left to register with FEMA for disaster assistance.The Disaster Recovery Center in Pago Pago is open to anyone who suffered damage from Tropical Storm...
April 17, 2018
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The American Samoa Government released the next schedule for villages to register at the Disaster Recovery Center in Pago Pago. Heads of households who were affected by...
April 13, 2018
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The American Samoa Government (ASG) and FEMA announce the following schedule for residents who were affected by Tropical Storm Gia to register at the Disaster Recovery...
April 10, 2018
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – Do you have a question about your registration with FEMA? Did you get a letter or phone call that you did not understand? The Disaster Recovery Center in Pago Pago is the...
April 10, 2018
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The American Samoa Government (ASG) and FEMA schedule more residents to register for assistance. Only heads of households need to register.Residents who were affected by...