Ige requests federal assistance programs for volcano evacuees

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald In this file photo, Gov. David Ige and Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim sign a letter of agreement earlier this month releasing $12 million to support the countyճ response to the active volcanic eruption occurring on Hawaii Island.

Gov. David Ige has requested assistance from all federal individual assistance programs to support Hawaii County residents who have lost homes and property in the Kilauea eruption.