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Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1632)

Incident period: December 18, 2005 to January 21, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 20, 2006


June 8, 2006 - News Release

SALEM , OR -- Oregon is one the first states in the nation to have an Enhanced State Hazard Mitigation Plan approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Approval of the plan increases Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds from 7.5 percent to 20 percent, providing a greater allotment to implement the state's mitigation program. "Oregon's Enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan is really paying off," said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer for this disaster. "Residents are benefiting from the state's excellent hazard mitigation planning."

May 10, 2006 - News Release

SALEM, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) initiated a landslide discussion forum recently in Salem to promote sharing landslide mapping data among other agency stakeholders.

April 24, 2006 - News Release

SALEM, OR -- As a result of past federally declared disasters, Oregon Native American tribes will receive technical assistance in developing a hazard mitigation plan. This assistance comes in the form of a grant through a federal Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program (HMTAP).

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 $7,631,752.69 $1,327,531.70 $6,349,460.48
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

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