News Releases for Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1671)

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Friday, February 16, 2007 - 00:00
  Even though the opportunity to register for federal and state assistance passed on Feb. 12, applications continue to be processed. To date, more than $4,528,389 in Federal Emergency Management...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Sheriff’s deputies arrived by boat in the middle of the night to rescue a Lewis County couple as the Cowlitz River rose out of its banks during the November 2-11 floods. The flood...
Friday, February 9, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Monday is the last day for those affected by the November 2-11 floods to register for disaster assistance from the state or the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The U.S....
Monday, February 5, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- There is an appeals process for November flood survivors who received a denial letter after applying for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Under...
Friday, January 26, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- With the deadline to register for disaster assistance a little more than two weeks away, recovery assistance totals continue to rise. In consultation with the State of Washington ,...
Friday, January 26, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- After this winter's storms, now is the time for homeowners and renters to prepare an inventory of all of the items in their homes, according to state and federal officials. The U.S...
Monday, January 22, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- They look like your average teenagers. You could imagine seeing them at the mall, riding skateboards or hanging out at a movie theater. But these teenagers are different. They are...
Monday, January 22, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- The Issaquah Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), staffed by state and federal specialists, will transition to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) operated by the U.S. Small Business...
Friday, January 19, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash.-- The Monroe Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), staffed by State and federal specialists, will transition to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) operated by the U.S. Small Business...
Friday, January 19, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- In consultation with the State of Washington, FEMA has extended the deadline to register for federal/state assistance for those affected by the Nov.2-11 floods to Feb. 12 to ensure...
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- The disaster recovery activities at six of the eight Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) staffed by State and federal specialists, as well as voluntary representatives, will transition...
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, WASH. -- During the November 2-11 flooding, the Snoqualmie River breached its banks and poured floodwaters of up to five feet onto Acacia Farm. Even though it took days for the floodwaters to...
Friday, January 12, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- With the deadline at mid-point to register for federal/state assistance for those affected by the Nov.2-11 floods, the total assistance has topped $3.2 million. The last day to...
Thursday, January 11, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- A single mother with several inches of water in her “cabin-style” home after the November 2-11 flooding needed help. She was in desperate need for repairs and temporary housing. The...
Wednesday, January 10, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- State and federal officials remind homeowners and renters affected by the November 2-11 storms and flooding that a number of disaster assistance programs depend on the return of the U...
Wednesday, January 10, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, WASH. -- The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Clark Public Utilities Education Building, 8600 NE 117th Avenue, Vancouver, will cease operation at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 13,...
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- The flooding November 2 -11 has been hard on the residents of Washington, but it has also brought all levels of government together to help individuals - sometimes in unexpected ways...
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- The first of eight Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) is scheduled to close Saturday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m. The King County Baring DRC opened Jan. 4 for Washington residents seeking...
Saturday, January 6, 2007 - 00:00
Volunteers have proven indispensable in the wake of Washington State's November 2-11 flooding. They have donated hundreds of hours dedicated to sheltering, feeding and clothing victims, as well as...
Friday, January 5, 2007 - 00:00
LACEY, WASH. -- The state of Washington and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in King County to help individuals and business owners who...

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