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Community Bulletin

Governor: FNS approves disaster food assistance for households on Saipan and Tinian

(Office of the Governor) — Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres announced on Saturday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service approved his request to operate the Emergency Food Assistance for Victims of Disaster pursuant to Part XI and Exhibit D of the Nutrition Assistance Program manual of operation due to impacts from Super Typhoon Yutu.

Medication assistance available

(CHCC) — The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation has requested the activation of the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program, or EPAP, from the U.S Department of Human and Health Services. HHS has granted this request and has made EPAP available to residents affected by Typhoon Yutu.

Temporary Emergency Tent and Roofing Installation Support program

(Office of the Governor) —Typhoon Yutu damaged many homes in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the storm resulted in a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on October 26, 2018.

Reports of emergency generator tampering

(CUC) — The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation would like to inform all residents that CUC has received reports of the tampering of Federal Emergency Management Agency and CUC generators at designated water wells. Theft and/or tampering of generators will severely affect water service and cause delays in power restoration.

GAIN sends disaster relief team to Saipan and Tinian; asks public for support

(Press Release) —  Guam Animals In Need or GAIN has sent a disaster relief team to Saipan and Tinian to assist in recovery efforts following Supertyphoon Yutu. The team will provide direct care to injured animals, aid with shelter repairs, and conduct damage assessments for FEMA.

HHS activates aid for uninsured citizens of NMI needing medicine after Super Typhoon Yutu

(HHS) — Uninsured citizens of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. territory, are eligible for no-cost replacements of critical medications lost or damaged by Super Typhoon Yutu.

CNMI shelter relief program at Tanapag Middle School

(Office of the Governor) — The CNMI government, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the CNMI Public School System and the American Red Cross, is providing shelter assistance for displaced residents who are currently residing in some of the initial shelters opened since Super Typhoon Yutu.

Financial assistance to dialysis patients

(CHCC) — The American Kidney Fund has opened its Disaster Relief Program to dialysis patients in the CNMI. The Disaster Relief Program provides financial assistance for up to $125 for each dialysis patient that affected by Typhoon Yutu.

SBA to Open Business Recovery Center on Saipan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SBA) — The U.S Small Business Administration has announced the opening of an SBA Business Recovery Center on Saipan to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by Super Typhoon Yutu that occurred Oct. 24-25, 2018. The center will open as indicated below.

Debris cleanup

(Press Release) — The Saipan Mayor’s Office is currently roving villages, picking up green waste, tin and lumber, and will continue doing so until further notice.