Washington Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1499)

Incident period: October 15, 2003 to October 23, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 7, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 14, 2003
News Release
EVERETT, Wash. -- Qualified residents in counties declared eligible for federal and state disaster aid following the severe storms and flooding of mid-October are receiving disaster assistance checks now, less than one week after President Bush issued the major disaster declaration. More than $236,000 in Disaster Housing Assistance has been delivered to applicants through November 14th.
November 13, 2003
News Release
Everett. WA -- Officials from the State of Washington and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open two disaster recovery centers (DRCs) to assist individuals who suffered damage from the October 15-23 storms and flooding. The centers will be open in Granite Falls and Darrington at the following locations on the days listed. Hours of all DRCs are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Other centers are scheduled to be opening in the near future. The centers will be located at:
November 13, 2003
News Release
Everett, WA -- State and federal officials encourage residents located in the 15 counties who suffered damage or losses from the mid-October severe storms and flooding to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible. On November 7, President Bush declared the northwestern Washington counties eligible for a wide range of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state programs to help individuals and businesses recover from the devastation caused by the onslaught of storms that struck the area October 15-23, 2003.
November 7, 2003
News Release
» Federal Aid For Washington State Flood Recovery» How To Apply For Assistance Washington, DC -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered federal disaster aid for Washington State to help families and businesses recover from the effects of floods that struck the state last month.

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