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Flood insurance educational meetings being held in Hilo and Kona September 25 & 27, 2018

Flooding is one of the major natural disasters in the United States. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Insurance Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Hawai‘i County invite property owners and renters to an important educational meeting, in Hilo and in Kona, on the […]

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Nationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert test is postponed until October 3

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. […]

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Deadline to register for disaster assistance for Kilauea recovery is Wednesday (Sept 12)

Hawaii County residents with uninsured or underinsured damage or losses as a result of the Kilauea eruptions and earthquakes have until Sept. 12, 2018, to register with FEMA for disaster assistance and to apply for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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Kilauea Disaster Recovery Center in Pahoa will be closed Labor Day weekend

The joint federal/state/county disaster recovery center assisting residents with the Kilauea eruption recovery will be closed for the Labor Day Weekend. The Disaster Recovery Center at the Pahoa Neighborhood Facility, 15-3022 Kauhale Street in Pahoa will close for business at its normal time of 6 p.m. on Friday, August 31, and will re-open for business […]

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President Trump approves Gov. Ige’s request for Presidential Disaster Declaration

Gov. Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the State of Hawai‘i has been approved. Word came late Wednesday afternoon that the governor’s request was granted, as Hurricane Lane approaches the Hawaiian Islands. The declaration authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide appropriate assistance for emergency […]

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Private non-profit organizations on the island of Hawaii are invited to apply for FEMA public assistance

Faith-based organizations, in addition to other community, volunteer, and non-profit organizations located on the island of Hawai’i with expenses or damage related to the ongoing Kilauea lava event, may be eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance program as part of a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration.

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Federal disaster assistance available to renters too

Renters in Hawai‘i County whose homes and property were damaged by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. FEMA provides individuals and households—homeowners and renters—financial help or direct services to those who have necessary expenses and serious needs if they are unable to meet these needs through other means.

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FEMA frequently asked questions for disaster assistance

Homeowners, renters, private nonprofits, and business owners in Hawai’i County who sustained damage to their homes, vehicles, personal property, business or its inventory as a result of the Kilauea volcanic eruptions and earthquakes may apply for federal assistance.

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Senator Hirono thanks President Trump for making federal assistance available to residents affected by Kilauea’s eruption

“The swift approval of the State’s application for Individual Assistance unlocks much-needed resources for residents and households affected by the ongoing Kilauea eruption,” Senator Hirono said. “We have a lot of hard work ahead as we continue to respond to and begin to recover from this disaster and I want to thank President Trump and […]

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Disaster Recovery Center for Kilauea eruption will open Friday, June 15, 2018

This is a Civil Defense Message for Thursday, June 14 at 9 p.m. Residents of Hawai‘i County who suffered damage or losses from the recent Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The following is provided for your information: A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by […]

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Nationwide FEMA Emergency Alert System test scheduled for Wednesday (Sept 27)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in collaboration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be conducting the 2017 Annual National Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test on September 27, 2017, at 8:20 a.m. HST. The test message will clearly state that the alert is only a test of the EAS system. All EAS Participants are […]

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Mayor Kenoi thankful for Iselle disaster declaration

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi statement on President Obama’s Hawaii Disaster Declaration: “We want to thank President Obama, Governor Abercrombie, and all those who worked on this request for assistance to restore our public infrastructure following Tropical Storm Iselle,” said County of Hawaiʻi Mayor Billy Kenoi. “This federal assistance will help us to repair public […]

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Residents in Hawaiian Paradise Park in Puna work to cover damaged portions of a roof torn away by Tropical Storm Iselle. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

FEMA Disaster Declaration issued for TS Iselle damage

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Tropical Storm Iselle during the period of August 7-9, 2014.

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A home in Hawaiian Paradise Park damaged from a fallen tree during Tropical Storm Iselle. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

FEMA denies request for disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Iselle damage

The State of Hawaii’s request for a major disaster declaration due to Tropical Storm Iselle was denied today by Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate.

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