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GovGuam appealing denial of FEMA individual assistance

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Adelup is not giving up on its bid to get individual help for storm victims. GovGuam is appealing the recent denial of FEMA's Individual Assistance program.

While President Trump had approved the Governor's request for a major disaster declaration, only government agencies and non-profit organizations are eligible for the public assistance and hazard mitigation programs.

Individuals currently don't qualify for the federal grant money.

Governor Calvo has directed the Office of Civil defense to gather more data to help meet the federal threshold for individual assistance.

Meanwhile, Adelup says GHURA and the Guam Housing Corporation continue to work with families whose homes were destroyed by Typhoon Mangkhut.

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