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August 5, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local recovery...
August 5, 2018
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 disaster declaration issued for the state of...
July 31, 2018
HONOLULU—Armij ro ilo bukon ko ilo Hawai im ear jorren men ko mweier ilo kar rub im makitkit lal eo an Kilauea rej lelok jonan in nan Mandre, Aug. 13, 2018 nan kanne nan jeen in jiban ko iben FEMA.Ro...
July 31, 2018
HONOLULU—Toun Hawai’i County me aneki apwahlkan sang ahn Kilauea keposkan oh earthquakekan me anahne  register moen niehd, Aug. 13, 2018 pwe irail en kak ahle sawas sang FEMA.Kaun en programwet me...
July 30, 2018
HONOLULU—Hawai’i County residents with losses as a result of the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes have through Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 to register for disaster assistance with FEMA.Recovery officials...
July 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 California to combat the Ranch...
July 26, 2018
HONOLULU—FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (Jikin an State ñan Bōk Kōjparrok Ālkin Jerata) eo eaar mootļọk ñan juon jikin eo ekāāl ilo Pahoa im ej pellọk Mande, Juļae 30 ilo 8 a.m. DRC eo enaaj pād...
July 26, 2018
HILO, HI–Staff at the Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center learned the importance of providing equal access to deaf survivors during a unique demonstration that was presented in American Sign Language...
July 25, 2018
HONOLULU—The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center moves to a new location in Pāhoa and opens Monday, July 30 at 8 a.m.  The DRC will be located at the Pāhoa Neighborhood Facility, 15-3022 Kauhale...
July 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...
July 24, 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 Carr...
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...