Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Decision 2018 Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 TVone GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases CNMI Governor Requests President Declare a Major Disaster Posted: Friday, October 26, 2018 2:36 PM EDTUpdated: Friday, October 26, 2018 2:38 PM EDTBy Sabrina Salas [email protected] CNMI Governor Ralph DLG Torres is requesting President Trump declare a major disaster. “I have determined this incident is of such severity and magnitude that effective response is beyond the capabilities of the Commonwealth government and supplemental federal assistance is necessary to save lives and to protect property, public health and safety, and to lessen the effects of this imminent catastrophe. I am requesting all Public Assistance programs, including direct federal assistance, all Individual Assistance Programs, and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for the entire Commonwealth. Specific direct federal assistance needs include Department of Defense strategic airlift, mass care and sheltering commodities, and generators,” Governor Torres wrote in a letter to the President on Friday.Super Typhoon Yutu is the worst storm CNMI has ever experienced. The CNMI was still recovering from Typhoon Mangkhut which ravaged Rota… Read full this story
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