Rapid responses to hurricanes, floods and a volcanic eruption

Posted on Dec 31, 2018 in Capitol Connection, Featured

Gov. Ige thanks Renise Bayne and Pedraic Gallagher from the Red Cross for their help on Kaua’i.

Hawai’i National Guard and police officers discuss emergency strategies with the governor.

State praised for coordinated response to 2018 natural disasters – Governor Ige and a multitude of state, county and federal agencies and volunteers mobilized to provide support as thousands of residents rebuild their lives after Hurricane Lane, devastating floods and the Kīlauea eruption. From Hawai‘i Department of Defense emergency evacuations, temporary shelters and FEMA relief centers to farm loans and state and federal aid of all types — the message to disaster survivors on several islands is “You’re not alone.”

 

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