Alaska Winter Storms (DR-1445)

Incident period: October 23, 2002 to December 20, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 4, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 27, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- People affected by severe winters storms and flooding in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough, and the Chignik Bay area have until Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, to apply for federal disaster assistance. That's the last day to apply for grant programs administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and low-interest loans provided by the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for people of Alaska who were impacted by the storms and floods that occurred Oct. 23 through Dec. 20, 2002.
December 27, 2002
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- Three weeks after President Bush declared Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Island Borough and the Chignik Bay area as a federal disaster area because of severe winter storms and floods from Oct. 23 through Nov. 12, and subsequently extended to Dec. 20, disaster recovery assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies has reached over $450,000, said federal and state officials.
December 13, 2002
News Release
Anchorage, AK --If you're an applicant for federal disaster assistance and have been referred to the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), it's important that you fill out the loan application you received and return it to the SBA.
December 13, 2002
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- Less than two weeks after President Bush declared Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kodiak Borough and Chignik Bay area a federal disaster area from the Oct. 23 through Nov. 12 winter storms, disaster recovery assistance reached $157,14 according to federal and state officials.
December 9, 2002
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- Disaster recovery officials are encouraging Kodiak Island residents who had damages during the Oct. 23 - Nov. 12 winter storm and flooding to apply for help as soon as possible. One call to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free registration line opens the door to a variety of disaster recovery assistance.
December 9, 2002
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- Beware of mold and mildew that may have developed in your home because of the severe winter storms and flooding that occurred from Oct. 23 to Nov. 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advises.

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