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GHS/OCD, FEMA Host 2019 Typhoon Pakyo Workshop

Participants will have opportunities to address challenges, risks, and issues related to a catastrophic typhoon and engage in discussions about the roles and functions of the Government of Guam, FEMA, military, federal, and other stakeholders during response and recovery operations from a catastrophic typhoon.

One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded private nonprofit organizations in Guam of the July 8, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for property damage caused by Typhoon Wutip that occurred Feb. 23-25, 2019. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

GHS/OCD, FEMA Host 2019 Typhoon Pakyo Workshop

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is hosting the 2019 Typhoon Pakyo Workshop on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort.

NWS Provides Typhoon Predictions for 2019

The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office Guam, in coordination with the University of Guam (UOG) Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific (WERI), prepared an assessment for tropical storm and typhoon activity for the island of Guam for the remainder of 2019.

One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded Guam private nonprofit organizations of the July 1, 2019, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused by Typhoon Mangkhut that occurred Sept. 10-11, 2018. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

GHS/OCD AmeriCorps Program Applications Open

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), working with the Serve Guam Commission which oversees AmeriCorps programs in Guam under the office of the Governor, is accepting applications to the AmeriCorps GHS/OCD program between now and July, 2019.

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