News Releases for Alaska Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1663)

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Thursday, December 14, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska has had four major flooding events in two years. Flooding is by far the most common type of natural disaster. It is not just high risk areas that flood. “Between 20 and...
Friday, December 1, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Flooding is common throughout Alaska, whether from flowing waters of rivers, streams and coastal storms or, as happened during Thanksgiving along the Bodenburg Creek in Butte,...
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- During the first few hours or days following a disaster, individuals and families should be ready to act on behalf of their own safety. Local essential services, such as police,...
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- When disaster strikes, businesses are affected too: buildings can be damaged, inventory ruined, and records lost. Yet, orders still must be filled and payrolls must be met....
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Knowledge is power, and knowing what you are going to do when a disaster disrupts your life gives you the power to act, not react, during a time of chaos and confusion. Disaster...
Thursday, November 2, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaskans know about flooding. Floods are the most frequent and costly disaster to occur here in the state. Fall can bring sea storms and driving tides. In early winter, excessive...
Tuesday, October 31, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaskans in the Chugach Rural Educational Attendance Area (REAA), the Matanuska Susitna and Denali Boroughs, and the City of Hooper Bay have witnessed how disasters threaten more...
Friday, October 27, 2006 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Three State/Federal disaster public assistance field teams will begin working this week in the Matanuska-Susitna and Denali Boroughs and areas in the Chugach Rural Educational...
Monday, October 16, 2006 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Alaska to...
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