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

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Thursday, June 8, 2006 - 00:00
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...
Wednesday, May 10, 2006 - 00:00
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. "...
Monday, April 24, 2006 - 00:00
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...
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 00:00
SALEM, OR -- State and federal officials announced today that Yamhill County is eligible for disaster assistance to help local governments rebuild public property damaged during the severe storms,...
Monday, April 17, 2006 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- From the Pacific shore to the central valleys and eastern high desert, Oregonians face the risk of flooding during spring – the time of year when the warming sun begins melting the...
Tuesday, April 11, 2006 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- If your home was flooded it could be harboring mold. Disaster recovery and health officials warn that victims of Oregon’s December and January flooding should clean flood-damaged homes...
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon is among the first of states to receive the larger 20% hazard mitigation grant allowed under FEMA’s Enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan program. The approval of Oregon’s Plan...
Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 00:00
SALEM , Ore. -- People who live near water are not the only ones who experience flooding.  Floods can happen because of heavy rains, leaking levies, urban runoff, sandbags forcing water to other...
Monday, March 20, 2006 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Oregon to...