American Samoa Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Damage assessment from storm starts in American SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Star Tribune

    Power was slowly being restored after the late Friday storm. About 60 percent of the island's residents had power restored by Sunday, while 80 percent had water back by the same time.

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  2. Federal Aid Programs for the Territory American Samoa Emergency DeclarationRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 11 | PressReleasePoint

    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 emergency disaster declaration issued for the territory of American Samoa. FEMA is authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas.

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  3. Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Gita aims for TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | UPI

    ... hotels and being looked after by their heads of mission." Gita already caused significant damage in Samoa and American Samoa, where it made landfall as a Category 3 storm. But the storm strengthened as it moved south, officials said

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  4. Pacific nation of Tonga braces for Cyclone GitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and other debris the cyclone would likely send flying. The storm has strengthened since hitting Samoa and American Samoa last week, where it caused damage to buildings, widespread power outages and flooding. President Donald Trump on Sunday declared ...

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  5. President Donald J. Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for American SamoaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 11 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal emergency aid has been made available to the territory of American Samoa to supplement territory and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Tropical Storm Gita beginning on February 7, 2018, and continuing.

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  6. Tonga braces for Cyclone GitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand>> Some people in Tonga are nailing pieces of wood over their windows while others are evacuating as they brace for a cyclone that is due to hit Monday night. Chief Warrant Officer James Gardner, a senior marine inspector at Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment American Samoa, conducted a visual post-storm assessment of Pago Pago's port today.

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  7. Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Reuters

    ... save lives," said Hanna Butler, Red Cross Pacific spokeswoman based in Fiji. Cyclone Gita pummeled Samoa and American Samoa, about 900 km (560 miles) to the northeast, over the weekend, flooding the Samoan capital, Apia. About 300 people had ...

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  8. Trump declares state of emergency for American SamoaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 11 | Fox News

    President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with law enforcement officials on the MS-13 street gang and border security, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Washington. President Trump signed an emergency declaration for American Samoa Sunday evening after the South Pacific islands were hit by Tropical Storm Gita last week.

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  9. Powerful Cyclone Headed to TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Voice of America

    ... nything they find on the ground that could become a deadly missile when the winds blow. Gita struck Samoa and American Samoa Saturday, resulting in significant damage, including a lack of clean water in some areas. No deaths have been reported.

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  10. Samoa assesses damage as Cyclone Gita strengthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Scoop

    Tropical Cyclone Gita, which is lashing the two Samoas with torrential rain and damaging winds, has been upgraded to a category two as it continues to strengthen. The cyclone is currently to the south of Samoa and heading towards American Samoa at a speed of about 25km/h.

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  11. Polaris Capital Management LLC Sells 1,738,279 Shares of Regal Entertainment GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | IntersportsWire

    ... of March 31, 2017, the Company operated 7,262 screens in 559 theatres in 43 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia. The Company manages its business under theatre exhibition operations segment. Want to see what ...

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  12. Samoa swept by Cyclone GitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Al Jazeera

    ... the heaviest fall, giving 148mm, during Friday night. The International Date Line runs between Samoa and American Samoa so the cyclone was at its peak intensity over Apia, Samoa early on Saturday morning and several hours later, battering Pago Pago ...

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  13. American Samoa in state of disaster after strong tropical cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | KFVE-TV Honolulu

    ... w moving towards Tonga and possibly New Zealand. A gale warning and small craft advisory remain in effect for American Samoa. This story may be updated.

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  14. Samoas clean up after being swamped by cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Scoop

    The US Coast Guard has notified that the port of Pago Pago remains closed while work continues to try and deal with a commercial fishing vessel that had run aground at Leone at the beginning of the month. Meanwhile a Coast Guard Hercules is flying from Hawaii to conduct an aerial assessment of the storm on American Samoa.

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  15. Tropical storm hits American Samoa with outages, some damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | The Progress

    Some damage to buildings and wide-spread power outages were reported on American Samoa early Saturday, a day after tropical storm Gita passed near the U.S. territory in the South Pacific. The port and airport in Pago Pago were closed Friday because of the storm, which moved away from Tutuila, the largest island in American Samoa.

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  16. Gita tears through SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... had been sent to the south and Aleipata coasts of Upolu as telephone contact had been lost. In news reports American Samoa's governor, Lolo Matalasi Moliga, said the cyclone had caused a lot of damage to homes and utilities. Lolo made an emergency ...

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  17. Samoa declares state of disaster over tropical cycloneRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 10 | Xinhuanet

    ... near bridges and rivers. According to Samoa Observer, the state's newspaper, cyclone Gita also ripped through American Samoa, damaging roads and causing floodings. Businesses and schools were shut down and about 200 people had been staying in ...

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  18. Regal Entertainment Group (RGC) Shares Sold by Anchor Capital Advisors LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | IntersportsWire

    ... of March 31, 2017, the Company operated 7,262 screens in 559 theatres in 43 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia. The Company manages its business under theatre exhibition operations segment. Want to see what ...

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  19. Kvaerner Bags Two Contracts for Disposal of PlatformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Marine News

    ... the U.S. Coast Guard's 27th Fast Response Cutter (FRC), U.S. Efforts to salvage a grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa were put on hold Friday as an intensifying tropical cyclone moves in on the island.

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  20. Aker Enters Offshore Floating Wind MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | Marine News

    ... INS Karanj, was launched by Reena Lanba, wife of Chief... Efforts to salvage a grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa were put on hold Friday as an intensifying tropical cyclone moves in on the island. The United States Navy will commission its ...

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