Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

FEMA Acknowledges Receipt of Denial Declaration Appeal

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Service): September 30, 1997 - FSM President Jacob Nena received, September 29, 1997, a letter from Ray Williams, Regional Acting Director of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dated September 9, 1997, acknowledging the receipt of the appeal documents which were forwarded with President Nena's letter of September 8, 1997.

Appeal documents have been forwarded to FEMA Headquarters for further processing, says Williams. Contacts for further information should be directed to Acting Director Williams, at (415) 923-7100 or Acting Response and Recovery Division Director Harry Sherwood, at (415) 923-7250.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
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P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
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