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E.g., 09/19/2019
E.g., 09/19/2019

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.

Annual Tropical Cyclone, Disaster Preparedness & Climate Workshop

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in coordination with the National Weather Service (NWS) Guam Weather Forecast Office, is hosting a two-day Tropical Cyclone, Disaster Preparedness and Climate Workshop from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., June 10 – 11, 2019 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort.

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Guam Private Nonprofit Organizations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Guam following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of Typhoon Wutip that occurred Feb. 23-25, 2019, announced acting Administrator Christopher M. Pilkerton of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

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