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News Brief

Guam to receive $2.1M in incremental funding to continue
clean-up and recovery efforts after Typhoon Dolphin

Territory: Guam

Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant incremental

Incremental Amount Released: $2,174,453

Total Award Amount Approved: $2,722,641

Funding Awarded to: Guam Agency for Human Resources Development

Number of Workers Served: Approximately 215

Use of Funds: On June 30, 2015, the department approved a National Dislocated Worker Grant for up to $2,772,641, with $592,253 released initially. This incremental grant brings the total funds awarded for this project to $2,766,706. The Guam Agency for Human Resources Development will receive $2,174,453 to continue temporary employment of eligible individuals to assist with the clean-up and recovery efforts needed after Typhoon Dolphin struck Guam from May 13-15, 2015. On June 5, 2015, the Federal Emergency Management Agency issued Major Disaster Declaration DR-4224 in response to the destruction left in the aftermath of the typhoon.

ETA News Brief: [12/08/2015]
Contact Name: Joe Versen
Phone Number: (202) 693-4696
Release Number: 15-2361-SAN