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Alaska Winter Storms And Avalanches (DR-1316)

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Incident period: December 21, 1999 to February 23, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 17, 2000


March 22, 2000 - News Release

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- With spring breakup just around the corner, disaster response officials are encouraging Alaskans to review their current insurance policy and make sure flooding is a covered option.

March 17, 2000 - News Release

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska has it all - including the full gammet of potential natural disasters - and disaster safety counselors are set to share their collective knowledge of disaster prevention with shoppers at the Fifth Avenue Mall, from Saturday, March 18 through March 25.

March 10, 2000 - News Release

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Shoppers at the Dimond Center Mall on Old Seward Highway can learn how to protect themselves and their families against potential disasters such as avalanches, earthquakes, fires and floods.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $10,798,817.35 $6,382,892.52 $4,291,133.67
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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