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Gita recovery update: Pre-registration schedule for Monday

Scource: EOC special bulletin

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Beginning March 12-13, 2018, the Village of Ottoville will begin registering at the DRC located at Department of Youth and Women’s Affairs Building located at Route 1 Pago Pago, AS 96799.

March 12 will be for Ottoville numbers 0001-0118, and March 13, Ottoville numbers 0119 – 0236.

Only heads of household need to attend.

The territory and FEMA will provide a schedule for future village dates and times to register at the DRC. For today and tomorrow — it’s the Village of Ottoville only!


Beginning on Monday, March 12, the Red Cross will move to the VA Center in Tafuna across from ANZ Bank and will continue to reach out to the households with major damage or destroyed homes to set up appointments throughout the week.

In addition to the disaster casework services, the American Red Cross started installing smoke alarms today as a part of the Red Cross’ Sound the Alarm smoke alarm installation program.

Working with the local fire authorities, the Red Cross is identifying the areas with the highest risk for home fires, installing smoke alarms and creating emergency escape plans with family members — you may only have two minutes or less to get out of a burning home and practicing your escape plans makes that easier to do.


What to bring to pre-registration and registration: A valid photo identification card, which can be a Voters ID, Hospital Card, Driver’s License, Immigration Card, CI or Vital Statistics State ID.


Pre-Registration will be continued at 7:30am-6:00pm, Monday, March 12, 2018 at the following villages and locations:

Upper Faleniu will convene at CCCAS Hall; Lower Faleniu will convene at Makeke LDS; Mesepa at LDS Mapusaga Fou; Pavaia’i Central will convene at Toluao’s Guest House and Pavaia’i Eastern at Letele’s Guest House; Matu’u & Faganeanea will meet at Savea’s Guest House.

For more information, please call 699-0411.

Locations for the pre-registration in Nuuuli & Iliili villages are:

Nuuuli Eastern Side will meet at Fanene’s guest house; Nuuuli Central will meet at Soliai’s guest house; Nuuuli Western will meet at LDS Malaeimi, Upper Iliili will meet at the Catholic Hall and Lower Iliili will meet at CCCAS Hall Iliili.

Why are we conducting a pre-registration? To help people to register in a much streamlined and efficient manner with FEMA, going by villages and most impacted starting with Tafuna.


The American Samoa Government Assessment teams continue their assessments and record damages to your homes and these assessments are scheduled until completion.  The following lists the teams and villages:

TEAM 1:  Tafuna:  Kokoland, Fagaima, Ottoville, Petesa

TEAM 2:  Upper Iliili, Lower Iliili, Vaitogi, Fogagogo

TEAM 3:  Pavaiai, Faleniu, Malaeimi, Mesepa

TEAM 4:  Aasu, Aoloau, Tafeta, Mapusaga Fou

TEAM 5:  Leone: Sogi, Puapua, Malaeloa, Taputimu, Vailoa, Futiga

TEAM 6:  Amaluia, Afao, Asili, Nua&Seetaga, Amanave, Poloa, Fagalii, Fagamalo, Fagamutu

TEAM 7:  Matuu, Nuuuli, Fagasa, Coconut Point (Nuuuli)

TEAM 8:  Fatumafuti, Fagaalu, Utulei, Fagatogo, Pago Pago, Aua

TEAM 9:  Laulii, Amaua, Auto, Utusia, Fagaitua, Pagai, Afono, Vatia, Masausi, Masefau, Sailele

TEAM 10:  Utumea, Auasi, Amouli, Aoa, Alofau, Alao, Aunuu, & Onenoa.