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Alaska Flooding (DR-1423)

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Incident period: April 27, 2002 to May 30, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 26, 2002


August 9, 2002 - News Release

Anchorage, AK -- The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts in Alaska as of August 7, 2002 authorized by a Presidential disaster declaration in response to spring break-up flooding April 27-May 30, 2002. Declared communities include Fairbanks North Star Borough, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Yukon-Koyukuk (McGrath), Aniak, Lime Village, Sleetmute, Crooked Creek, Red Devil, Kwethluk, New Stuyahok, Ekwok, Emmonak, and Alakanuk. This information will be updated periodically.

July 29, 2002 - News Release

Anchorage, AK --

July 22, 2002 - News Release

Anchorage, AK --A group of Alaska volunteer organizations will meet in Fairbanks July 23 to learn about providing long-term assistance to families and individuals who may have un-met needs following a disaster. The FEMA-led workshop will focus on how the volunteer organizations can coordinate their efforts to meet those needs. The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Salvation Army Headquarters, 1602 10th Ave., Fairbanks.

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 $3,266,024.79 $337,529.94 $2,783,374.44
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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