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Reagan Declares Hurricane Disaster For American Samoa

January 25, 1987

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Reagan on Saturday declared American Samoa a major disaster area in the wake of extensive property damage caused by Hurricane Tusi, which struck the territory Jan. 17.

Peg Maloy, a spokeswoman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said Reagan’s action will permit the use of federal funds in relief and recovery efforts.

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