FEDERAL COORDINATING OFFICER LANDS IN AMERICAN SAMOA
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced additional federal support en route to American Samoa by air. The flights below represent the first legs in an “air bridge” being established to ferry supplies into the island territory in the immediate aftermath of Tuesday’s tsunami. Flights will continue for the foreseeable future in order to respond to the needs of the survivors on the ground.
AMERICAN SAMOA TSUNAMI VICTIMS MAY QUALIFY FOR IRS DISASTER RELIEF
Sept. 30, 2009
American Samoa — Victims of the recent Tsunami in American Samoa may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. Following severe storms and flooding on Sept.29, the President declared the Territory of American Samoa a federal disaster areas qualifying for individual assistance.