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

Incident period: November 2, 2006 to November 11, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 12, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 12, 2007
News Release
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 register for federal or state assistance will be Feb. 10. To date, $3,205,901 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster recovery assistance has been disbursed. Currently, 1,754 people have applied for FEMA assistance by calling the toll-free registration number 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech or hearing impaired.
January 11, 2007
News Release
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 woman had no phone and had trouble registering for FEMA assistance. So FEMA sent in Cathy McCue.
January 10, 2007
News Release
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.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application.
January 10, 2007
News Release
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, and it will not reopen, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said.
January 9, 2007
News Release
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. Take the case of a Chehalis resident who had her home flooded, lost her glasses and developed burns and blisters on her legs as a result of wading through the flood waters.  While her landlord put her up in a different apartment, she was in pain and unable to replace her glasses.
January 9, 2007
News Release
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 information about their individual disaster assistance cases. The Baring DRC is located at: King County Baring Fire Training Facility 64100 NE Index Creek Rd. Baring, Wash.

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