Mass care

All relief distribution sites on Saipan have been suspended since Nov. 4 to transition to mobile distribution to critically affected villages and residences
The CNMI government, American Red Cross, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Department of Defense will continue to prioritize life-saving and life-sustaining missions.
Direct relief assistance to vulnerable residents, the elderly, and those with access and functional needs are on the way.


The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. Customer Service office in Dandan will be open today from 8am to 5pm.
CUC has restored water service to various locations; water quality is still in the works.
For emergencies, individuals may contact CUC at 664-4282


Water refilling stations
-Kannat Tabla Water Station, before the rock quarry, open from 9am to 4pm
-Navy Hill Water Station, on Isla Drive near the baseball field, from 9am to 4pm
-Kagman Water Station, on the road across Kagman Market, from 9am to 4pm
-Koblerville Water Station, on Tinaktak Drive between Han Nam Market and Tottotville, from 9am to 4pm
-Capital Hill Water Station, near Mt. Tapochau, from 9am to 4pm
-As Matuis Water Station is closed due to low water levels.
Water tank service areas
-Puerto Rico: 24 hours
-Southern Garapan Village: 2pm to 4pm
-Upper Navy Hill: 24 hours
-Susupe Village and San Jose Village: 1pm to 5pm
-San Vicente: 2pm to 4pm
-As Matuis Homestead: 24 hours
-Lower Gualo Rai: 11am to 3pm
-As Teo/Santa Lourdes: 24 hours
-Papago: 24 hours
-As Rapogau and Sadog Tasi : 24 hours


Bank of Guam, Garapan Branch: Monday through Friday, 9am to 3pm; Saturday, 9am 1pm.
Rota: Normal Hours
Chalan Piao Saipan and Tinian branches will remain closed.

Recovery assistance

The CNMI government, the American Red Cross, and the Department of Defense will help typhoon-impacted residents remain or return to their homes while permanent repairs are completed.
If interested: For Saipan, please call 323-0029. For Tinian, please call 433-1803.

Please provide:
-Lot Number
-Village and Description of Home
-Number of People in Your Household
-Phone Number

Any Medical Needs or Accessibility Issues
If you do not know your lot number, contact DPL at 234-3751/2 or DLNR at 322-9987 (during weekdays).
After assessments, a team from the CNMI government, the American Red Cross, and the Department of Defense will bring over the tent to your household to set up. These tents are 16’ x 16’, about 600 lbs., and have a bathroom component.

Kimberly Bautista Esmores | Reporter
Kimberly Bautista Esmores has covered a wide range of news beats, including the community, housing, crime, and more. She now covers sports for the Saipan Tribune. Contact her at kimberly_bautista@saipantribune.com.

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