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USDHS FEMA Region IX meeting underway in Hawaii, with ASG Officials in attendance

The Pacific Partnership meeting of the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA Region IX (10) is underway in Hawaii this week, where Regional Administrator Robert Fenton is in attendance.


Also present are government leaders from Pacific Territories American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, and the State of Hawaii to dialogue, share unmet needs, and request further assistance to assist the territories in improving their readiness for future disasters.


This year’s meeting focuses on Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The federal experts are gathered in Honolulu to discuss related programs, services, opportunities, and resources available so territories can continue to inquire, share unmet needs, and request assistance to help domains improve their readiness for future disasters.


This is an annual Pacific Partnership meeting of the USDHS FEMA Region IX, where Regional Administrator Robert Fenton meets with Pacific Territories American Samoa, Guam, CNMI, and the state of Hawaii with federal partners to discuss important matters. The focus of this year’s meeting is Logistics and Supply Chain Management.


According to the Director of ODAMP Lisa Tuatoo, in an interview with KVZK News, the conference is essential for ASDHS-TEMCO for emergency management response coordination and ODAPM with Pre-disaster Mitigation and Post-disaster Recovery in ensuring our people receive adequate assistance in our preparedness and resilience efforts.


Governor Lemanu attended the meeting this morning and met with Mr. Robert Fenton, Jr. to discuss priority needs and projects for the overall good and benefit of the people of American Samoa, said Director Tuatoo



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