USDA offers a variety of programs to help farmers, ranchers, communities, and businesses that have been hard hit by natural disaster events. Below you’ll find available FSA programs; visit farmers.gov for additional USDA programs that can help agricultural producers recover.
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers numerous disaster assistance programs to cover crop and livestock losses, address farmland damage, and cover production and physical losses. For more information, individuals should visit the FSA’s Disaster Assistance Programs webpage and use FSA’s Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool to see which programs may be most relevant to their needs.
USDA's Disaster Assistance Programs include:
• Learn more about the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP)
• Learn more about the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish (ELAP)
The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) operates the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to help producers plan and implement conservation practices on land impacted by natural disasters.
USDA Rural Development can also support homeowners, businesses, and communities in recovering and rebuilding, especially in providing long-term support through repairing homes, essential community facilities, and rural water systems. For more information, individuals can review Rural Development’s disaster toolkit.
For more information on USDA programs and how they can support, please contact (808) 871-5500 +3or visit:
USDA Kahului Service Center
77 Hookele Street, Ste. 202
Kahului, Hawaii 96732
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Lahaina and Kula residents who have been impacted by the August fires are invited to talk story with Mayor Richard Bissen. There are several dates to choose from. Each talk story session will welcome up to 30 residents to give folks a chance to share mana‘o and ask questions.
Series of events from December 9 through January 27.